Lowry appoints trustees to Evergreen College, Skagit Valley College

OLYMPIA -- Gov. Mike Lowry today named David E. Lamb to The Evergreen State College Board of Trustees and Kathleen Philbrick to the Skagit Valley College Board of Trustees.

David E. Lamb, of Hoquiam, has been named to the Board of Trustees Lamb is an executive officer with Lamb-Grays Harbor, an international supplier of equipment for the pulp and paper industry. He graduated from the University of Puget Sound in international business and marketing.

Lamb is also currently affiliated with several business and professional organizations, including the Small Business Exporters Association. He serves as president of the Washington State Historical Society, serving on its board since 1986. He is also past president of the board of The Evergreen State College Foundation. His term expires in 2002.

Kathleen Philbrick, of Rockport, has been appointed to the Skagit Valley College Board of Trustees. She is an associate broker of professional real estate in Sedro Woolley.

Philbrick graduated from Skagit Valley College in 1985 with an associate degree in business management, emphasizing international business and the U.S./Canada Free Trade Agreement. She then went on to earn her bachelor's degree at Western Washington University in human and community resource development and media communications.

She has directed and produced a statewide television program, as well as serving as the administrative manager for Skagit County's Economic Development Association. She has initiated and organized several local projects, including founding the Project Service Learning program in the Concrete School District.

Philbrick has also served on the Skagit County Extension Board of Directors, the Fair Advisory Board, and the Upper Skagit Community Services Advisory Board. She has also worked with the Skagit Valley College's Business Management/Fashion Merchandising Advisory Board and the county's Community Action Advisory Board. Her term expires in 2001.

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