Bobbie Heitschmidt, Co-Chair is the Southwest Washington Area Manager, Vice President, at Umpqua Bank. She is responsible for leading a team of 11 retail bank branches, with 10 direct reports including 80+ employees.
Megan Shank, Co-Chair has 22 years of progressive healthcare experience in both consulting and health systems. She is the Director of Strategic Planning and Business Development at Kaiser Permanente.
Dick James, Vice Chair has 38 years of business experience, including President of four companies. In retirement, he provides pro bono strategic management consulting to two Clark County non-profits. He holds a PhD in mathematical statistics.
Robert Woodard, Past Chair has a wide range of experience in corporate development. He has been a designer of medical devices for small companies for 13 years; and a consultant in the field for 6 years.
John Caton, Treasurer is a CPA with his own firm.
Lindsey Salvestrin, Secretary is the Project Manager at Columbia Credit Union. She provides vision and leadership for the strategic development and management of Member Services.
Debra Arbuckle is a Social Worker 3 with Adult Protective Services, DSHS. She worked for Innovative Services NW Adult Day Health Center for 3 years and also has experience working with foster children who have therapeutic needs.
Mary Dunford is a parent advocate and has an adult daughter with significant disabilities.
Karalee Ehline is a registered nurse and is also the parent of Nathan Ehline, who received pediatric therapy at Innovative Services NW Pediatric Therapy Center.
Liz Ferguson is the Senior Director of Laboratory Operations with Kaiser Permanente and has extensive knowledge with strategic planning, project/process improvement, organization, and coaching/mentoring skills.
Madi Kozacek-Hantho is the Social Media Marketing Manager for The Vancouver Clinic and has extensive substantial knowledge in marketing, social media, digital technology, website design, advertising, and graphic design. She holds a MA in Strategic Communications and BA in Digital Technology and Culture.
Christine Lipinski has been a licensed real estate agent in Washington with Keller Williams since 2011. She has specialized experience in distressed properties and vast experience in short sales as well as foreclosures along with CPDE designation. Christine has a daughter with disabilities and understands the importance of advocacy for individuals with disabilities.
Debbie Marcoulier is the President of RSV Building Solutions. She has over 20 years of business experience including operations, financial performance, administration, human resources, marketing, and public relations.
Sossna Mekbib is Registered Nurse for Portland Providence Hospital with 14 years of experience providing quality care to a wide variety of patients. She possesses a BSN qualification in Nursing and is currently focused on earning a Nurse Practitioner degree in this field.
Darcey Reed is the Store Manager of the Orchards Umpqua Bank branch in Vancouver. Darcey holds a certificate in Management and is a graduate of Leadership Clark County, class of 2007. She is a Small Business Expert with a focus on providing banking solutions for her business customers.
George Souris, a graduate from Portland State and Western Michigan University, Cooley Law School, is an active attorney at a leading Vancouver law firm, Landerholm, P.S. His years of volunteer work started as a young man in high school and continues today by providing pro bono legal work for the YWCA and as a court appointed special advocate (CASA).
Becky Weis recently worked as the Corporate Giving Manager of the Fort Vancouver National Trust. She has extensive experience working with boards of foundations and non-profit organizations including Washington State University Foundation, SW Washington Medical Center, Humane Society and many more.