Leadership and Contributors

2018 Board of Directors and Officers

The University District's 2018 Board of Directors and officers are:

Sincere thanks to the following outgoing 2017 board members:  

Special representative to the Board (non voting):

  • Andrew Worlock, City of Spokane

Other institutional representatives to the Board (proxies are voting representatives in institutional director's absence):

  • Bob Eggart, WSU Health Sciences Spokane
  • Stephanie Fleisher, University of Washington (proxy)
  • Mary Joan Hahn, Gonzaga University
  • Larry Probus, Whitworth University (proxy)
  • Charlie Wolff, City of Spokane, Office of the Mayor

Board Committees and Work Groups

The following individuals serve on 2018 University District board committees and/or work groups:

Executive Committee: Ezra Eckhardt (treasurer), Lars Gilberts (CEO), Lou Gust (vice chair), Latisha Hill (chair), Taudd Hume (legal counsel),  Kim Pearman-Gillman (past chair), Ben Stuckart (secretary), Andrew Worlock (City of Spokane representative)

Development Committee: Kim Pearman-Gillman (chair), Barry Baker (Baker Construction), Chancellor Daryll DeWald and Bob Eggart (WSU Health Sciences Spokane), Thayne McCulloh and Mary Joan Hahn (Gonzaga University), Mary Cullinan and Mary Voves (EWU), Latisha Hill (Avista Corp), Kent Hull (Iron Bridge), Todd Mielke (GSI), Mark Richard and Juliet Sinisterra (DSP), Mike Livingston (Kiemle & Hagood Co.), Andrew Worlock (City of Spokane)

Nominating Committee: Mayor David Condon, Council President Ben Stuckart and three TBD directors

Sustainable Funding Work Group: Latisha Hill and Ezra Eckhardt (co-chairs), Chancellor Daryll DeWald, Mark Richard, Council President Ben Stuckart

Communications Work Group: Susan Ashe (HSSA), Catherine Brazil (University of Washington), David Camp, Carolyn Casey (Community Colleges of Spokane), Brian Coddington (City of Spokane), Mary Joan Hahn (Gonzaga University), Julie Happy (City of Spokane), Kelli Hawkins (Numerica Credit Union), Liz Hooker (DSP), Alison Mallahan (Itron), Mariah McKay (community member), David Meany (Eastern Washington University), Brandon Rapez-Betty (Spokane Transit Authority), Terren Roloff (WSU Health Sciences Spokane), Robin Toth (GSI)

Outreach Work Group: Mariah McKay (chair), Kate Bitz, Karl Otterstrom, Jim Simon (Gonzaga University)

Governance Work Group: Dr. Beck Taylor and Lout Gust (co-chairs), Taudd Hume, Karl Otterstrom, Kim Zentz, Lars Gilberts

2017-2018 University District Contributors

The following organizations contributed to the University District in 2017-2018:

  • Titanium Sponsors $40,000+
    • City of Spokane
  • Platinum Diamond Sponsors $20,000+
    • Avista Corporation
    • Gonzaga University
    • Itron
    • MultiCare Health Systems
    • Providence Health Care
    • University of Washington
    • Washington State University Health Sciences Spokane
  • Diamond Sponsors $10,000+
    • None
  • Gold Sponsors $7,500+
    • Parsons/Burnett/Bjordahl/Hume, LLP
    • McKinstry
  • Silver Sponsors $5,000+
    • Bouten Construction
    • Eastern Washington University
    • Greater Spokane Incorporated
    • Lydig Construction
    • Numerica Credit Union
    • Spokane Teachers Credit Union (STCU)
    • Spokane Transit Authority (STA)
    • Whitworth University
  • Bronze Sponsors $3,000+
    • None
  • Friends of The University District (less than $3,000)
    • Baker Construction and Development
    • Community Colleges of Spokane
    • Contract Design Associates
    • GeoEngineers, Inc.
    • Iron Bridge
    • Kiemle & Hagood Company
    • Schade Towers
    • Kim Zentz

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