2020-2021 Board of Trustees

A board elected by the Active Membership directs PCC. The board is comprised of up to 13 trustees. Trustees are elected for three-year terms, and the board has the authority to appoint individuals to fill vacancies on the board. Elected trustees may serve up to a maximum of three consecutive three-year terms. For more information please see Section 3.4 of PCC’s Bylaws.

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Cindy Bolton

Cindy Bolton

Elected to the Board in 2019. Current term expires in 2022.
Committees: Audit and Finance.

Chief Financial Officer of the Seattle Art Museum. 20+ years in strategy, finance and operations across multiple industries in both for-profit and non-profit sectors. Currently serves on the Board of KEXP. Proud parent and arts & music enthusiast.

brad brown

Brad Brown

Elected to the Board in 2017. Current term expires 2021.
Committees: Audit and Finance (chair).

Retired Senior Vice President, Digital Retail, of REI with responsibility for the co-operative’s digital businesses. Career spanning over 40 years of retail leadership in information technology and e-commerce. Currently serves on the boards of the UW Medical Center and the Asheville Farmstead School with prior experience governing nonprofits. Known for his ability to lead teams through complex challenges and constant change. Avid cyclist, hiker, alpine skier and traveler.

Paul Davis

Paul Davis

Elected to the Board in 2020. Current term expires 2023.
Committees: Management Development and Compensation.

Retired CEO, having served the last 25 years as CEO or President at Popchips, Coinstar, Starbucks and other purpose-driven global consumer packaged goods companies. Has served as board member for seven organizations, including FareStart. Currently on the Craft Brew Alliance board of directors. Known for his ability to focus on what matters most and to help teams unlock growth. Longtime resident of Pacific Northwest and avid hiker, runner and traveler.

Debra Johnson

Debra Johnson

Elected to the Board in 2019. Current term expires in 2022.
Committees: Audit and Finance.

Executive Vice President, Chief Financial Officer, of Evergreen Home Loans. More than 25 years of financial services experience at an executive level. Past board chair of Habitat for Humanity of Seattle-King County and Coal Creek Family YMCA. Currently serving on the Finance Committee of Habitat for Humanity of Seattle-King County. Enjoys gardening, running, reading and travel.

Megan Karch

Megan Karch

Elected to the Board in 2020. Current term expires 2023.
Committees: Management Development and Compensation.

Current President and CEO of IslandWood. Career spanning more than 30 years of leadership positions, including 18 years as CEO at FareStart and 12 years as a VP at Humanim in Maryland. Currently serves on the board of the Downtown Seattle Association, with past board positions at multiple organizations in the region. Known for her social enterprise experience. Avid hiker, alpine skier and sailor.

Ben Klasky

Ben Klasky

Elected to the Board in 2017. Current term expires 2023.
Committees: Governance and Membership (chair).

Founder and Principal of Seismic Philanthropy, advising families and foundations on high-impact philanthropy. Career spans over 25 years, including teaching graduate classes at UW’s Evans School of Public Affairs and serving as CEO of four companies. Has sat on more than 10 boards, including for PCC, KUOW and the Japanese American Exclusion Memorial. Has an MBA and Master of Education and is known for his hybrid — nonprofit and business — thinking.

Angela Owen

Angela Owen

Elected to the Board in 2019. Current term expires in 2022.
Committees: Management Development and Compensation (chair).

Consultant for retail and CPG companies specializing in strategy, category management, customer experience and operations to drive growth, innovation and profit. Thirty-year career in specialty retail including merchandising and marketing executive leadership of REI Co-op and startup companies. Currently serves on the board of Destination Pet. Enjoys cooking, tennis and traveling.

Sandy Voit

Sandy Voit

Elected to the Board in 2012. Current term expires 2021.
Committees: Governance and Membership.

Divorce financial planner, personal finances counselor. Former Dean of Students at Bastyr University, and Executive Director at Temple Beth Am. Enjoys landscaping, house projects, hiking, cooking and musicals.

Catherine L. Walker

Catherine L. Walker

Has served on the Board since 2016 (appointed by Board in 2016 and 2017; elected in 2018). Current term expires 2021. Current board chair.
Committees: Governance and Membership.

Recently retired executive leader and General Counsel for REI, the largest consumer co-operative in the U.S. Former member of REI’s board of directors (8 years). Over 25 years of experience as General Counsel, including international business development and operations. Current and prior service on several nonprofit boards of directors and involvement with policy issues affecting public recreational lands. Enjoys cycling, hiking and traveling.