Thom Barthelmess  |  Youth Librarian, Whatcom County Library System

Vice President:

Joyce Eschliman  |  VP and Treasury Management Partner, US Bank


Jennifer Collins  |  Accountant, Metcalf Hodges PS


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


Troy Buechler  |  District Manager, US Bank

Kate Eifrig  |  Reading Specialist, Bellingham School District, retired

Mason Gray  |  Chief Operating Officer,

David Halme  |  Teacher and BC Teachers Union rep, retired

Keegan Kenfield  |  President, C&G Professionals

Tobi Martinez  |  Program Coordinator, Whatcom Community College

Hue Nguyen  |  Member Services, West Edge Credit Union

Heather Shepherd  |  Attorney, Shepherd & Allen

James Steel  |  TA & Project Controls Lead, Philips66

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 We will let you know if we have an opening on the board, and how the nomination process will go.
Thank you!