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Board Chair

Michael Delaney

Vice President, Digital Transformation

Mike Delaney was named the vice president of Digital Transformation in September 2017. In this newly defined role, Delaney leads the focus on enabling a digital thread across Commercial Airplanes’ development and production programs to drive a connected flow of engineering data through the production system and across the in-service fleet of Boeing airplanes. Delaney is driving a focus on enabling a digital thread through model-based engineering. Additionally, Delaney provides cross-functional business architecture leadership to improve data capture and data analytics insights that support “digital smart factory” workflow simplification and realignment as well as machine learning optimization to improve cost of quality and rework. Read More

Board Vice-Chair

Mary Snapp

Corporate Vice President, Microsoft Philanthropies

Giving her time and energy to local and national nonprofits, while helping Microsoft navigate massive changes in the role technology plays in our business, public and private lives, has been important to Mary Snapp for much of her life. That’s in part what makes Snapp, a corporate vice president, a natural fit for the job as head of the newly announced Microsoft Philanthropies. 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

Board Treasurer

Elizabeth Tinkham

Retired, Accenture

Liz Tinkham retired in March of 2017 as 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

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

Julie Averill

Chief Technology Officer, lululemon athletica Inc.

Julie serves as Executive Vice President and Chief Technology Officer (CTO) at lululemon athletica Inc., leading the company’s technology strategy and overall IT operations. She is responsible for technology solutions across the company (both nationally and internationally), as well as digital experiences. 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

Susan Mullaney

President, Kaiser Permanente Washington

Susan Mullaney is the president of Kaiser Permanente Washington. The eighth and newest region of Kaiser Permanente, the Washington region was established on Feb. 1, 2017, following Kaiser Permanente's acquisition of Group Health Cooperative and its subsidiaries. Mullaney led the integration planning for the acquisition. 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

Ben Minicucci

President and COO, Alaska Airlines

Ben Minicucci leads Alaska Airlines' 11,700 employees and is also responsible for Flight Operations, System Operations Control, Maintenance & Engineering, Inflight, Labor Relations and Customer Service – Airports Airport Operations and Customer Service. Read More

Dr. Noel Schulz

Professor in Electrical Engineering and First Lady, Washington State University

Dr. Noel Schulz has over 23 years of experience in university-level education as an electrical engineering faculty member and administrator. Dr. Schulz has been an advocate for women and under-represented minorities in STEM during her career and was recognized in 2014 with the IEEE HP Harriet B Rigas Award for her efforts with women in engineering. She is a Fellow of two engineering organizations. Read More

Mary Wagner

Retired, Starbucks Coffee Company

Mary Wagner is a recognized executive leader and board director with a reputation for creating innovative products, managing risks, handling corporate crises, and managing food quality and safety. She is a strategist, an operational leader, and a team builder who has been an executive in a range of branded global retail and consumer packaged goods (CPG) companies. She has consistently created growth through consumer-facing innovation and brand building. Read More

Carletta Ooton

VP Health, Safety, Sustainability and Compliance, Amazon

Carletta Ooton is Amazon's Vice President for Health, Safety, Sustainability, Security & Compliance. She oversees the company's EHS, Food Safety, Trade Services, Product Safety & Recalls, Customer Packaging Experience, Social Responsibility, Energy & Environment, Sustainability Science and Global Security teams worldwide. Read more

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