Board of Trustees
Board of Trustees
Judith A. Blinn - Chair
Appointed December 2004. Reappointed October 2009. Board Chair 2010-13. Retired Public Sector Account Manager, Cerium Networks. B.S., McGill University, Montreal, Canada.
Member: Board of Directors, Providence St. Peter Hospital Foundation; Member and Past President, Rotary Club of Olympia and Business and Professional Women; Past Chair, United Way of Thurston County; Past Member, Board of Electrical Examiners.
Brian L. Vance - Vice Chair
Appointed October 2005. Reappointed October 2010. President and CEO, Heritage Bank.
Member: Community Foundation Board of Directors, Thurston County Boys & Girls Club Board of Directors, University of Washington-Tacoma Milgard School of Business Foundation, Pierce County Economic Development Corporation. Former Member: Washington Center for the Performing Arts Board of Directors, Pierce County Chamber of Commerce,
Alberta Barbara Clarkson - Board Member
Appointed July 2004. Reappointed October 2008. Board Chair 2008-10. Retired, Director of Employment and Training, Yakima Valley Opportunities Industrialization Center. B.A., University of Washington.
Member: Sister City Association Minsk Mazowiecki, Poland; Kiwanis Ladies Olympia Affiliate; Ladies of Elks Olympia Lodge #186; Past Vice President, Tacoma Urban League, Olympia Branch; Past Member: Yakima Soroptimists; Center for Career Alternatives.
Leonor R. Fuller - Board Member
Appointed October 2002. Reappointed October 2006. Board Chair 2004-06. Attorney, Fuller and Fuller Law Firm. B.A., University of Washington; M.A., University of Washington; Juris Doctor, University of Washington.
Member: Board Member, University of Washington Law School Alumni Association; Past Chair, City of Olympia Arts Commission; Past Board Member, The Olympia Symphony Orchestra; Past Board Member, Washington State Association for Justice Foundation; Past Chair, Women of the Washington State Association for Justice; Washington State Bar Association; Thurston County Bar Association.
Judith L. Hartmann - Board Member
Appointed January 2013. Executive Policy Advisor, Governor's Office. B.A., Elementary Education, Washington State University; graduate studies, University of Washington (reading instruction) and the Evergreen State College (public policy); Fellow, State Executive Policy Fellowship Program, Washington D.C.
Member: Board Member, Capital City Marathon. Past Member, Tacoma Kiwanis; Trustee, Sound Partnership Health Benefit Trust. Governor Appointee: K-20 Telecommunications Network Board.
Timothy Stokes - President
Appointed President February 2013; Former: Executive Vice President for Academic and Student Affairs, Tacoma Community College; Vice President for Student Learning, Texas State Technical College; Executive Director, Southwest Arkansas Technology Learning Center, Henderson State University. B.A., English/Pre-Law, Lyon College; M.A., Political Science/Public Administration, University of Arkansas; Doctorate of Higher Education Administration, University of Arkansas.
Member: Board Member, Pierce County Workforce Development Board, South Puget Sound Boys & Girls Club, and Pierce County Career Consortium. Member, American Association of Community Colleges; Member, League of Innovation in the Community College; Advisory Council Member, Brandman University