Board of Directors

Guy Occhiogrosso
Bellingham Regional Chamber of Commerce
Troy Wills
First Federal/Barkley
VP/Regional Manager
Lynn Murphy
Puget Sound Energy
Community Services Manager
Anne Bowen
Edward Jones - Anne Bowen
Financial Advisor
Cale Luna
Advance Solutions Technologies, Inc.
Don Kurtis
Cascade Radio Group
Lesa Ferguson
Country Financial/Lesa Ferguson
Financial Representative
Kathy Herndon
Seth Woolson
Chmelik, Sitkin & Davis
Chris Roselli
Western Washington University
Director of Community Relations
Jim Sutterfield
Signs Plus
Signs Plus Inc has been creating custom illuminated and non-illuminated signage throughout the Pacific Northwest since 1992. Our accomplishments include many high profile projects and clients in the region. Our strength is our ability to service not only the small business owner’s needs, but also the needs of large regional and national clientele.
Stacee Sledge
Editor & Community Manager
Thomas Boucher
North Coast Credit Union
Community Development Officer
Erin Pedack
Andgar Mechanical LLC
Home Comfort Specialist
Andgar Corporation has been in business since 1935, and now has 125+ employees between HVAC, Plumbing, Architectural Metals, Food Processing, and Metal Services.  Erin has been helping those in residential heating and cooling since 2003, and with Andgar since 2008 since making Bellingham her home.  Heating and Cooling can often feel intimidating, and she helps you to not only understand how it works, but to find the best fit for you and your budget whether it's new construction, or upgrades on your existing home.
Brandi Civico
Phillips 66 Ferndale Refinery
Executive Assistant
Tyler Byrd
Whatcom County
County Council
Rob Fix
Port of Bellingham - Ex-Officio
Port of Bellingham
Port Director
Robert Wilson
WCOG - Ex-Officio
Whatcom Council of Governments
Executive Director
Sandy Ward
Tourism - Ex-Officio
Bellingham Whatcom County Tourism
Lisa Anderson
City of Bellingham
City Council
Alivia Jelinski
Whatcom Young Professionals
Ben Kinney Real Estate Team
Director of Operations