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Immediate Past Board Chair

Dean Allen

CEO, McKinstry Co.

Dean has over 30 years experience in the design, construction, and real estate industries in the Pacific Northwest. Under his leadership, McKinstry has grown from its roots as a small mechanical contractor into the premier design/build mechanical and electrical firm in the Puget Sound region, complemented by extensive and growing service, facility management, and energy services operations throughout the Pacific Northwest, Rocky Mountain, Midwest, and Southwest regions. Read More

Michael Delaney

Vice President and General Manager Airplane Development Boeing Commercial Airplanes

Mike Delaney was named the vice president and general manager of Airplane Development in April 2016. In this role, Delaney is responsible for all commercial airplane development programs. He leads the design, development, integration, testing and certification of the next generation of airplane models, including the 737 MAX, 777X and 787-10. Delaney also oversees all aspects of product development, the engineering team that formulates the preliminary design of new and derivative airplanes and systems, improves environmental performance and develops advanced technology. Read More

James Dorsey

Executive Director, Washington State MESA

Currently, as the Executive Director for Washington State MESA at the UW College of Engineering, Mr. Dorsey blends nearly thirty years of progressive senior and executive leadership roles within the MESA organization with a distinct expertise in STEM education, with an emphasis on access for underrepresented students. Read More

Board Secretary

Dr. Susan Enfield

Superintendent, Highline Public Schools

Dr. Susan Enfield is currently the Superintendent for Highline Public Schools in Burien, Washington. She came to Highline from Seattle Public Schools where she was the Chief Academic Officer before being appointed Interim Superintendent in March of 2011. She also served as Deputy Superintendent for Evergreen Public Schools in Vancouver, WA. Read More

Timothy Engle

President, Saltchuk

Tim serves as the President of Saltchuk. He is a member of Vistage International and currently serves on the Board of The Commerce Bank of Washington and the Board of Pacific Wealth Advisors. Read More

Dr. Christine Johnson

Chancellor, Community Colleges of Spokane

Community Colleges of Spokane (CCS) Chancellor Christine Johnson has championed excellence and equity in education for her entire career. She has a passion for innovation, a dedication to delivering quality and affordable education and a pursuit of districtwide excellence. Dr. Johnson, who joined the district in 2010, is charged with leading a complex district that spans six counties over a 12,300 square mile area. Read More

Board Chair

Bill Lewis

Chairman, Lease Crutcher Lewis

Bill Lewis is Chairman of Lease Crutcher Lewis, a construction firm with offices in Seattle and Portland, and very deep roots in the community. Lewis currently serves on the board of Todd Pacific Shipyards, Washington STEM, Runstad Center for Real Estate Studies Advisory Board, the Washington Roundtable and the UW School of Medicine Scholarship and Student Support Committee. In addition, he is past board chairman of The Seattle Foundation, Downtown Seattle Association and the Woodland Park Zoological Society, as well as past corporate chair of Seattle's American Heart Walk. Read More

Ben Minicucci

COO and EVP, Operations of Alaska Airlines

Ben Minicucci is responsible for Flight Operations, System Operations Control, Maintenance & Engineering and Customer Service – Airports. Read More

Phil Ohl

Chief Operating Officer, Kurion

Phil Ohl brings more than 25 years of engineering and design experience for nuclear and hazardous waste sites to Kurion as Chief Operating Officer. Prior to joining Kurion, Ohl was the President and CEO of Vista Engineering Technologies, an engineering, environmental, and technology development company headquartered in Richland, Washington. Read More


Elizabeth Tinkham

Diamond Client Account Lead, Accenture

Liz Tinkham is a senior executive leader with Accenture. She has a deep background in knowing how to grow clients, markets, practices and new businesses having been part of Accenture’s leadership since 1997. She is an industry expert in the areas of telecommunications, media and high technology, and known for her ability to solve ambiguous strategic problems for clients. Liz is also known as a leading people developer who’s accelerated both client and Accenture growth by building teams of high performers, and working to advance and retain the best people. Read More

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