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: Quint Newell
Commercial Broker, Greene Realty

Vice Chair: Lynn Wofford
Vice President, Branch Manager, Heritage Bank

Treasurer: Spence Weigand
Virgil Adams Real Estate

Secretary: Ann Flannigan
Vice President of Public Relations, WSECU

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



Talia Hastie
Community Member

George Lamb, M.D.
Retired Physician

Tim Martin
Community Member

Maria Meconi
General Manager, Meconi’s Italian Subs

Kelley Morgan
Broker, Coldwell Banker Evergreen Olympic Realty

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

Noel Ostrander
Sr. Business Acct. Executive, Comcast Business

Ron Thomas
President, Thomas Architecture Studios

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

Deborah Vinsel
Chief Executive Officer, Thurston Community Television


Ex-Officio Members

Cheryl Duryea

Debbie Sullivan