FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Dec. 1, 1995
Lowry appoints members to boards and commissions
OLYMPIA -- Gov. Mike Lowry today announced the following appointments.
Central Washington University Board of Trustees. Frederic L. "Fritz" Glover of Ellensburg was appointed to the Central Washington University Board of Trustees to fill a vacancy created by the resignation of Cynthia Curreri. Glover is the current owner and operator of Loma Linda Orchard in Ellensburg and has broad managerial experience with the Texaco Chemical Co. and the Getty Oil Co. He also has served with the CWU Associates, Ellensburg Chamber of Commerce, Washington State Boundary Review Board of Kittitas County, Rotary Club of Ellensburg and Kittitas Railroad Development Task Force.
Yakima Valley Community College Board of Trustees. Douglas D. Peters of Selah has been appointed to the Yakima Valley Community College Board of Trustees to fill a vacancy created by the term expiration of Gregory Trujillo. Peters is a general practice attorney and has been active in numerous civic organizations, including Habitat for Humanity, Yakima Greenway Foundation, The Nature Conservancy, Selah Kiwanis Club and Yakima County Parks.
Clark College Board of Trustees. Sally G. Schaefer of Vancouver has been reappointed to the Clark College Board of Trustees. Schaefer has been a school teacher in the LaCenter, Battleground and Vancouver school districts. She has been active in numerous civic organizations, including the Clark College Foundation, Washington State Ecology Commission, and the Cascade Council Camp Fire Board.
Clover Park Technical College Board of Trustees. Walter Waisath Jr. of Tacoma was appointed the Clover Park Technical College Board of Trustees to fill a vacancy created by the term expiration of Ted Bolton. Waisath is president and business agent for the Amalgamated Transit Union #758, and has been active in the United Way of Pierce County and the Pierce County Central Labor Council.
Green River Community College Board of Trustees. Lea Armstrong of Kent has been appointed to the Green River Community College Board of Trustees, replacing Virginia Cross. Armstrong is president of Armstrong Uniserve, and has served as executive director of the Korean Women's Association. Armstrong has been active in numerous community services and activities for 34 years, serving the Asian/Pacific Islander populations in Pierce and King counties.
Walla Walla Community College Board of Trustees. Kayleen Bye of Pomeroy was appointed to the Walla Walla Community College Board of Trustees to fill a vacancy created by the term expiration of Chris Wilson. Bye has served as a registered nurse at Sacred Heart Medical Center in Spokane. She has been involved with school districts, hospital districts and church organizations.
Clemency and Pardons Board Board of Trustees. Judge Robert W. Winsor of Seattle was appointed to the Clemency and Pardons Board to fill a vacancy created by the term expiration of James Flynn. Winsor currently serves as a mediator and arbitrator with Judicial Arbitration and Mediation Services in Seattle. Winsor has served as a trial judge in King County Superior Court and as an appellate judge in Washington Court of Appeals. He also has served as a faculty member of the National Judicial College and at the Washington State Judicial College and was a member of the Mercer Island Park Board. Winsor's term expires in 1998.
Dr. Anita Mendez-Peterson of Bellevue was reappointed to the Clemency and Pardons Board, serving until 1997. She currently is the clinical director for IMD Northwest, a consulting psychology firm. She has experience in behavioral and clinical psychology. Mendez-Peterson also has served on the Community Education Board of the Bellevue School District.
Samuel R. Johnston of Shelton has been reappointed to the Clemency and Pardons Board, serving until 1999. Johnston currently serves as the chief of police in Shelton, and has served as sheriff of Okanogan County and as chief of law enforcement for the Colville Confederated Tribe. Johnston has served as president of the Omak Kiwanis Club, and has been active in the Rotary Club, Disaster Assistance Council and the Colville Tribal Suicide Prevention Committee.
For more information, contact the Governor's Communications Office at 360-753-6790.