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Trustee Committees

Eight committees administer functions and responsibilities of the Washington State Association of College Trustees (ACT).

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Committee Purpose

Audit the ACT financial records after the close of the fiscal year.

Committee Members

  • Judy Hartmann, South Puget Sound Community College - Chair
  • Dan Altmayer, Highline College
  • Mark Martinez, Clover Park

Committee Purpose

  • Oversee the selection process for Transforming Lives Award recipients honored during the annual Winter Conference.
  • Oversee the selection of individuals who have made significant contributions to the advancement of community and technical colleges to honor during the Spring Conference.

Committee Members

  • Rich Fukutaki, Bellevue College - Chair
  • Kathryn Bennett, Skagit ValleyCollege
  • Phyllis Gleasman, Wenatchee Valley College
  • Sergio Hernandez, Walla Walla Community College
  • Jada Rupley, Clark College
  • Mike Wilson, Community Colleges of Spokane

Committee Purpose

Prepares and presents budget and dues recommendation for approval at the annual business meeting. 

Committee Members 

  • Doug Mah, South Puget Sound Community College, Treasurer - Chair
  • Rich Fukutaki, Bellevue College
  • Kedrich Jackson, Columbia Basin College
  • Tyler Page, Renton Technical College
  • Teresa Taylor, Whatcom Community College

Committee Purpose

The Legislative Action Committee (LAC) representatives serve as their college board of trustees' first point-of-contact for all ACT legislative advocacy and communications.

The members of this committee help inform ACT’s Board of Directors, as well as their own individual board of trustees, regarding to statewide policy, budget and advocacy issues.

Committee Representatives and College Chairs roster

Committee Purpose

Solicits nominations for executive board positions to be filled at the annual business meeting. 

Committee Members 

  • Bridget Piper, Community Colleges of Spokane – Chair
  • Alice Dietz, Lower Columbia College – Member
  • Richard Leigh, Bellevue College - Member
  • Tyler Page, Renton Technical College – 1st Alternate
  • Wendy Bohlke, Whatcom Community College â€“ 2nd Alternate

Committee Purpose

An "as needed" committee convened to consider or propose amendments to the bylaws and/or standing rules as suggested by the membership. 

Committee Members

  • Beth Thew, Community Colleges of Spokane - Chair
  • Sergio Hernandez, Walla Walla Community College
  • Mark Martinez, Clover Park Technical College

Committee Purpose

Plans training and education programs as well as providing professional development opportunities for trustees.

Committee Members 

  • Robert Ryan, Tacoma Community College – Chair
  • Lindsay Fiker, Skagit Valley College
  • Kedrich Jackson, Columbia Basin College
  • Doug Mah, South Puget Sound Community College
  • Mark Martinez, Clover Park Technical College
  • John Pedlow, Whatcom Community College
  • Pat Shuman, Tacoma Community College
  • Kirby Unti, Renton Technical College
  • Doris Wood-Brumsickle, Centralia College

Committee Purpose

Improve the onboarding of new trustees and reduce the time it takes for them to become effective in their roll.

Committee Members

  • Greg Dietzel, Bellevue College - Chair
  • Debbie Campbell, Centralia College
  • Sergio Hernandez, Walla Walla Community College
  • Doug Mah, South Puget Sound Community College
  • Pat Shuman, Tacoma Community College
  • Robert Williams, Seattle Colleges
  • Emily Yim, Edmonds Community College
  • Steve Yoshihara, Community Colleges of Spokane

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Last Modified: 9/26/19 2:00 PM

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