PCC Board of Trustees report, August 2017
This article was originally published in August 2017
Board Trustee Report
The board met briefly in June to conduct official administrative and business matters. The 2017 – 2018 Board of Trustees was officially seated. Newly elected trustees Ben Klasky and Stephen Tan joined the board, and Catherine Walker was appointed for another year. Michael Hutchings and Sandy Voit were selected to Co-chair. The board also selected its four new committees and appointments, and Nominating Committee representative.
Who is on the Board Now?
The 2017 – 2018 Board of Trustees are as follows. For full bios and pictures for each trustee, please visit our bio page.
Tania DePue: First term (second year). Term ends in 2019. Eligible for re-nomination. Retired supply chain program manager. Keen interest in environmental and social responsibility issues.
Michael Hutchings: First term (third year). Term ends in 2018. Eligible for re-nomination. Business and social purpose attorney; partner at DLA Piper. Serves on the board of the Washington State Biomedical and Biotechnology Association.
Ben Klasky: First term (first year). Term ends in 2020. Eligible for re-nomination. Social entrepreneur, nonprofit leader, HuffPo blogger, MBA and educator.
Maggie Lucas: Third term (third year). Term ends in 2018. Not eligible for re-nomination due to term limits. Parent, community advocate, attorney, kayaker, swimmer, gardener, cook.
Elin Smith: First term (second year). Term ends in 2019. Eligible for re-nomination. Parent, grandparent, recently retired from PCC’s merchandising department.
Alice Cho Snyder: First term (second year). Term ends in 2019. Eligible for re-nomination. Licensed CPA and founder of Financial Fitness Coach, LLC, working with small local businesses. Helps to run small organic family farm.
Stephen Tan: First term (first year). Term ends in 2020. Eligible for re-nomination. Environmental lawyer and partner at Cascadia Law Group. Writer and speaker on environmental and conservation policy, and board governance. Serves on the boards of KNKX-FM, Braided River Publishing and the National Audubon Society.
Sandy Voit: Second term (third year). Term ends in 2018. Eligible for re-nomination. Divorce financial planner, personal finances counselor. Former dean of students at Bastyr University and executive director at Temple Beth Am.
Catherine Walker: Appointed by the Board in 2016 and 2017. Term ends in 2018. Recently retired executive leader and General Counsel for REI. Current and prior service on REI’s board and nonprofit boards.
Bruce Williams: Third term (first year). Term ends in 2020. Not eligible for re-nomination due to term limits. Serves on the boards of the Chelan Douglas Land Trust and the Board of Commissioners of Cascade Medical Center.
What are the 2017 – 2018 Board Committees and Appointments?
- Audit and Finance Committee: Bruce Williams (Chair), Alice Cho Snyder, Elin Smith, Stephen Tan, Sandy Voit.
- Management Development and Compensation Committee: Sandy Voit (Chair), Alice Cho Snyder, Tania DePue, Michael Hutchings, Catherine Walker.
- Governance and Membership Committee: Michael Hutchings (Chair), Ben Klasky, Elin Smith, Catherine Walker, Bruce Williams.
- Social and Environmental Committee: Maggie Lucas (Chair), Tania DePue, Ben Klasky, Stephen Tan.
- Nominating Committee Representative: Maggie Lucas.
Next Board Meeting
The next board meeting will be held on Wednesday, August 30, 2017 at the PCC Co-op Office: 3131 Elliott Avenue, Suite 500, Seattle, WA 98121.
Contact the board
Email us at firstname.lastname@example.org. Postal mail should go to the Co-op Office