Board of Regents

The Leadership Thurston County Board of Regents oversees the program. They are composed of 14 local leaders, including some LTC graduates, who represent a broad spectrum of the community.

2018-2019 Board of Regents

Cecelia Loveless, Chair
Saint Martin’s University

Jon Tunheim, Past Chair
Thurston County Prosecuting Attorney

Ann Freeman-Manzanares
Intercity Transit

Patty Belmonte
Hands on Children’s Museum

Tom Carroll
Tiburon Systems LLC

John Doan
City of Tumwater

Len Faucher
Port of Olympia

Jeff Gadman
Thurston County Treasurer

Kelly Green
South Puget Sound Community College

Stephanie Pickernell
Confederated Tribes of the Chehalis Reservation

Kari L. Qvigstad
Washington State Dept. of Enterprise Services

David Schaffert
Thurston County Chamber

Kim Steepy
TwinStar Credit Union


Alisha Blain
Program Director
Leadership Thurston County