Board Of Directors

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Interested in joining PacMtn as a Board Member?

The PacMtn Board of Directors, PacMtn Elected Official Consortium, and all staff are dedicated to a workforce system that supports businesses, regional industry sectors, and all level of employers and job seekers. We are developing a fully integrated system of services that is efficient at meeting the community and economic needs of the region.

Complete the Board Recruitment Packet and submit following the directions at the end of the packet.

Local Leaders

PacMtn Board of Directors

The Board of Directors of the PacMtn Workforce Development Council is made of 26 volunteer members, appointed by County Commissioners (the Consortium) and includes leaders of local businesses, educational institutions, labor unions, community-based organizations and other government agencies.  The Board conducts oversight and establishes priorities around workforce issues helping to ensure that workforce initiatives successfully fulfill the Governor’s vision of a strong workforce development system.

Board Members

Alissa Shay
Chairperson
Michael Cade
Vice-Chairperson
Vacant
Treasurer

County Representatives

Grays Harbor County

Alissa Shay
Logistics Cross Sector

Manager of Business Development
Port of Grays Harbor

Lynette Buffington
Logistics Cross Sector

Greater Grays Harbor

Julianne Hanner - Nominee
Private Enterprise

Hanner Enterprises

Lewis County

Richard DeBolt
Economic Development

Lewis County EDC

Bill Sullivan
Consultant

Private Business

Peter Lahmann
Economic Development

Port Commissioner
Port of Centralia

Mason County

Jennifer Baria
Economic Development

Executive Director
Economic Development Council

Jacquelin Earley
Wood Products Manufacturing

Human Resources
Sierra Pacific Industries

Derek Epps
Aquaculture and Food Production

Seattle Shellfish

Pacific County

Grant Lehman
Healthcare

DaVita Kidney Care

Sue Yirku
Economic Development

Pacific County EDC

Vacant

Thurston County

Michael Cade
Economic Development

Executive Director
Thurston County EDC

David Schaffert
Private Sector Enterprise

President/CEO
Thurston County Chamber

Angela White
Construction Trades

Olympia Master Builders

Regional Representatives

Jonathan Pleger
CBO/ Serves Disabled Populations

President/CEO
Morningside

Christina Riley
Labor and Apprenticeship Representative
Clint Bryson
Labor Organization

IBEW Local 76

Vacant
Wagner Peyser Employment Service

Pacific Mountain Area Employment Security Department

Cheryl Heywood
Community Based Organization - Serves All Populations

Director
Timberland Regional Library

Jennifer Barber
Basic Education Acquisition (BedA)

South Puget Sound CC

Dr. Dana Anderson
K-12 Education

Superintendent, ESD #113

Dr. Bob Mohrbacher
Post-Secondary Higher Education

President, Centralia Community College

Bob Guenther
Organized Labor

President
Thurston-Lewis-Mason Counties Labor Council

Jason Reed
TANF-DSHS

Administrator/Community Services Division
DSHS

Paul Vertrees
Vocational Rehabilitation

Area 3 Administrator
DSHS/ DVR

Other

Board Meetings and Materials

Meeting Dates

Dates are tentative. Please contact PacMtn offices at (360) 704-3568 for confirmation of meeting dates, times, and location

Date Type Location
November 17, 2022PY22 Final Budget AdoptionHybrid via Microsoft Teams & Location TBD
December 9, 2022Year End Review & CelebrationHybrid: Microsoft Teams & Location TBD
Thursday, November 17, 2022

Virtually via Microsoft Teams

Material(s):

Thursday, September 22, 2022

South Puget Sound Community College & Virtual via Microsoft Teams

Thursday, June 23, 2022

Hybrid: Centralia College - Hanson Boardrooms & Zoom

Thursday, April 28, 2022

Hybrid: PacMtn - John Loyle Conference Room & Zoom

Thursday, February 24, 2022

Hybrid: Aberdeen's Rotary Log Pavilion & Zoom

Thursday, November 18, 2021

Hybrid : PacMtn - John Loyle Conference Room & Zoom

Thursday, September 23, 2021

Hybrid : PacMtn - John Loyle Conference Room & Zoom

Thursday, June 24, 2021

Zoom

Thursday, March 25, 2021

Zoom

Friday, November 13, 2020

Zoom

Thursday, June 25, 2020

Zoom

Thursday, January 23, 2020

Centralia College

Tuesday, October 08, 2019

Centralia College

Thursday, June 27, 2019

South Puget Sound Community College,

Friday, May 10, 2019

PacMtn – John Loyle Conference Room

Thursday, March 28, 2019

Olympic College Shelton Campus

January 24, 2019

Grays Harbor College

Material(s):

Thursday, December 13, 2018

Thurston Economic Development Council

Thursday, November 29, 2018

PacMtn Offices

Thursday, September 27, 2018

PacMtn Offices

Thursday, June 28, 2018

Centralia Timberland Regional Library

Thursday, March 22, 2018

St. Martin's University

Thursday, January 25, 2018

Hotel Red Lion, Olympia

Thursday, December 14, 2017

Olympic College Shelton Campus

Thursday, November 30, 2017

WorkSource Thurston

Thursday, September 28, 2017

Satsop Business Park

Friday, June 22, 2017

Satsop Business Park

Thursday, May 25, 2017

Satsop Business Park

Thursday, March 23rd 2017

Timberland Regional Library Administrative Office

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Additional Committees At PacMtn

Executive Finance Committee

Consortium

Other Committees