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:

  1. Board Chair
    Patty Reyes
    Community Member            

  2. Board Vice Chair
    Larry Smith

  3. Board Secretary

    Elin Whiteley
    Consultant J.S. Held

  4. Immediate Past Board Chair and Finance Committee Chair
    John Deeder
    Former Superintendent Evergreen Public Schools          



    Board Members

  6. Brett Blechschmidt
    Associate Superintendent and COO
    Vancouver Public Schools

  7. Sharif Burdzik
    VP / Commercial Relationship Manager
    SW Washington | Lewis and Clark Bank

  8. Eldon DeHaan
    Former President and COO
    Western Integrated Technologies

  9. Russ McGraw
    Director of Human Resources
    Humane Society for SW Washington

  10. Chuck Michael
    Columbia Bank

  11. Brian Weeks
    Attorney Standard Insurance

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 sharon@swwpic.org.