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President:

Thom Barthelmess  |  Youth Librarian, Whatcom County Library System

Vice President:

David Halme | Teacher and BC Teachers Union rep, retired

Treasurer:

Troy Buechler  |  Vice President and District Manager, US Bank

Secretary:

Pacqui Paredes Méndez | Dean of the College of Humanities and Social Sciences, Western Washington University

Members:

Tina Stacy  |  former Sales Manager, Greenway Investment (Texas)

Rocio Castillo-Foell | Health Education and Workforce Development Project Manager, North Sound ACH

Mason Gray  |  Chief Operating Officer, Lean Revisions

Tobi Martinez  |  Program Coordinator, Whatcom Community College

Emily Elkins  |  Procurement Manager, Phillips66

India Nishi | Boeing Finance Director and WSU Administrator, retired

Elizabeth Purdy | Senior Community Engagement Representative, Puget Sound Energy

Dr. Bill Gerritz | International School Superintendent, Retired – Bangkok/The Netherlands/Venezuela 

Holly Pai | Immigration Attorney, Harrison & Pai PLLC

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, 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!
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