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Our Board

PIC’s Board of Directors represents a broad spectrum of Southwest Washington. The Board meets every other month to provide input and oversight to the short-term and long-range priorities of the non-profit. Board members also participate in several standing committees: Finance, Program and Development, Personnel and Executive. Current members serving on the board are:

Board Officers

Sharif Burdzik

Board Chair

VP / Commercial Relationship Manager SW Washington Lewis and Clark Bank

Eldon DeHaan

Board Vice Chair


Board Members

Brett Blechschmidt

Associate Superintendent and COO Vancouver Public Schools

Russ McGraw

Director of Human Resources Humane Society for SW Washington

Dominique Merriweather

Director of Finance and Business Affairs Innovative Housing

Megan Torneby

Owner Dani-Mac Insurance Solutions

Alicia Vennes

Owner – Star Staffing

Join Our Board

Are you interested in becoming a PIC board member or serving on one of our advisory committees? Contact PIC Executive Director Sharon Pesut at 360-597-2060 or by e-mail at