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: Ann Flannigan
Vice President of Public Relations, WSECU

Past Chair: Quint Newell
Commercial Broker, Greene Realty

Vice Chair: Tim Coley
Lieutenant, WA State Patrol

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

Secretary: Maria Meconi
General Manager, Meconi’s Italian Subs


Sandy DiBernardo
Director of Community Outreach, Olympia Federal Savings

LaVon Hardison
Musical Artist

Darla Krug
Community Member

George Lamb, M.D.
Retired Physician

Noel Ostrander
Strategic Account Manager, Threshold Communications 

Debra L. Stephens
Chief Justice, WA State Supreme Court

Ron Thomas
President, Thomas Architecture Studios

Alison Vega, Au.D.
Audiologist, Complete Hearing & Balance

Deborah Vinsel
Chief Executive Officer, Thurston Community Television

Spence Weigand
Realtor, Virgil Adams Real Estate 


Ex-Officio Members

Cheryl Duryea

Mike Reid
City of Olympia