The Grays Harbor Community Foundation is a 100% local institution. The volunteers who serve on our board of directors, having lived and worked in Grays Harbor County for decades, and know and care deeply about our local communities.
Our board is comprised of 21 elected directors. All directors serve entirely as volunteers. Four officers lead the board and serve two year terms as officers.
- Dr. Dave Westby, Chair, Veterinarian, Raintree Veterinary (Hoquiam)
- Bill Stewart, Vice-Chair, Attorney, Stewart & Stewart (Montesano)
- Wes Peterson, Secretary, Retired Executive Director, Grays Harbor College Foundation (Aberdeen)
- Mike Stoney, Treasurer, Accountant, Easter & Stoney (Elma)
- Dr. Donald J. Arima, Dentist (McCleary)
- Molly Bold, Westport Business Manager, Port of Grays Harbor (Westport)
- Dr. Ed Brewster, Retired President, Grays Harbor College (Aberdeen)
- David Burnett, CEO, Chehalis Tribal Enterprises (Oakville)
- Judith Davis, League of Women Voters of Washington (Hoquiam)
- George Donovan, Owner, Barrier West and Real Estate Developer (Aberdeen)
- Jane Goldberg, Public Relations, Grays Harbor College (Aberdeen)
- Lynn Kessler, Retired Washington State Representative (Hoquiam)
- Michelle Morrison, Business Manager, Lake Quinault School (Quinault)
- Tom Quigg, Broker, Windermere Realty (Aberdeen)
- Jon Parker, Attorney, Parker, Winkelman, Parker (Hoquiam)
- Mike Sand, President and CEO, Timberland Bank (Hoquiam)
- Kathryn Skolrood, Finance Director, Grays Harbor PUD (Hoquiam)
- Mark Stensager, Retired Healthcare Executive, (Aberdeen)
- Rich Vroman, Attorney, Ingram, Zelasko, Goodwin (Aberdeen)
- John Warring, Lab Technician, Grays Harbor Community Hospital (Cosmopolis)
- Maryann Welch, Retired Director, Grays Harbor County Health (North River)
- Stan Pinnick, Retired Superintendent, North Beach School District (North Beach)
- Todd Lindley, Financial Planner, Lindley Financial Services (Olympia)
- Randy Rust, Retired Owner, Westport Shipyards (Westport/Grayland)
FORMER BOARD MEMBERS INCLUDE:
Bob Aiken, Jim Boora,Tom Brennan, Ron Caufman, Delann Haglund, JoAnn Hliboki, John Hughes, Ernie Ingram, Marty Kay, Isabelle Lamb, Duane Langeliers, Frank Larner, John Mertz, Omar Parker, Barbara Bennett Parsons, Bob Preble, John Schumacher, Dee Ann Shaw, Eileen Sterling, James Stewart, Dorothy Voege, David Walseth, Mary Clayton-Waltham, Richard A. Warren, Dr. Scott Weatherwax, and Bob Wiggins.
Five standing committees and all ad-hoc committees report to the full board:
Ad-hoc Committees are established to deal with short term projects, questions, or issues as needed and directed by the Board Chair.
As a way to further involve the community in our foundation’s business, we have designed each committee to provide for inclusion of community members that are not necessarily board members.