Working as volunteers, the community leaders who make up the Board of The Washington Center are the critical component maintaining the link between The Center and the community. Among other things, they are responsible for hiring the Executive Director, approving the annual budget, and setting the long-range direction of The Center.

Board Members

Chair: Alex Bunn
CEO, Weatherly Inn

Vice Chair: Quint Newell
Commercial Broker, Greene Realty

Treasurer: Spence Weigand
Virgil Adams Real Estate

Secretary: Lynn Wofford
Branch Manager, Heritage Bank Downtown Branch

Past Chair: Sean Padget
VP Sales & Marketing, Right! Systems Inc.



Talia Hastie
Marketing, Development Director, Evergreen Christian School

Ann Flannigan
Vice President of Public Relations, WSECU

George Lamb, M.D.
Retired Physician

Tim Martin
Community Member

Kelley Morgan
Broker, Coldwell Banker Evergreen Olympic Realty

Riana Nelson
Management & Creative, Heavy Skies Music, Inc.

Noel Ostrander
Sr. Business Acct. Executive, Comcast Business

Julio Valdenegro
Owner Dealer Principal, Northwest Harley-Davidson

Alison Vega, Au.D.
Audiologist, Ascent Audiology & Hearing

Ron Thomas
President, Thomas Architecture Studios

Deborah Vinsel
Chief Executive Officer, Thurston Community Media


Ex-Officio Members

Cheryl Duryea

Debbie Sullivan