Qing holding her GED certificate with her tutor.


Valerie Lagen  |  Engineer, BP Cherry Point Refinery

Vice President:

Joyce Eschliman  |  Commercial Banker, US Bank


Jennifer Collins  |  Accountant, Metcalf Hodges PS


Kate Eifrig  |  Reading Specialist, Bellingham School District


Joan Airoldi  |  Director (Retired), Whatcom County Library System

Cliff Baacke  | Administrator (Retired),  Whatcom Community College

Raina Clark  |  Public Relations Manager, Alcoa Intalco Works

Heather Fathali | Immigration Attorney, Cascadia Cross Border Law

David Halme | Teacher (Retired), BC Teachers Union

Leo Hopcroft | Faculty, Whatcom Community College

Lauren Smith  | Coordinator II, Whatcom County Assessor’s Office

Interested in Becoming A Board Member?
The Whatcom Literacy Council is governed by a group of dedicated volunteers who keep the organization focused on its mission, and who are responsible for fiduciary oversight. We ask that people commit to a three-year term of service. If you are interested in becoming part of this important team, please fill out this application and email it to director@whatcomliteracy.org. We will let you know if we have an opening on the board, and how the nomination process will go.
Thank you!