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Workforce Education Council (WEC) Members and Committees

2022-2023 Executive Committee:

  • Chair:  Gerald J. Anhorn
    Walla Walla Community College
    509-527-4299
  • Chair-Elect: Vacant
  • Past-Chair: Jaclyn Jacot
    Spokane Community College
    509-533-8234
  • Recorder: Trish Newbold
    Whatcom Community College
    360-383-3234
  • Treasurer: Mia Boster
    Peninsula College
    360-417-6484
  • Member at Large:   Keri Lobdell
    Columbia Basin College
    509-542-4422
  • Member at Large:  Dani Trimble
    Lower Columbia
    360-442-2622

WEC Voting Members

The chief workforce education officer at each college has one vote.

College Name/Title Phone Number
Bates Technical College Marcus Harvey
Dean of Instruction, South Campus
 253-680-7575
Bellevue College

Michael Reese
Associate Dean

425-564-4066
Bellingham Technical College VACANT  
Big Bend Community College Daneen Berry-Guerin
Dean, Workforce Education
509-793-2053
Cascadia College Erik Tingelstad
Dean for Student Learning
425-352-8277 
Centralia College Betsy Lazo
Interim Dean of Career and Technical Education
360-623-8612
Clark College John McKee
Interim Dean of Workforce Professional Technical Education - STEM
360-992-2936
Clover Park Technical College Jason Boatwright 
Dean of Instruction for Healthcare
253-589-5878
Columbia Basin College Keri Lobdell
Dean of Library & Instructional Services
509-542-4422
Edmonds College Karen Townsend
Dean, Health & Human Services Division
425-640-1316
Everett Community College VACANT  
Grays Harbor College Nancy Estergard
Director, BAS in Teacher Education
Interim Dean, Workforce Education
360-538-4012 
Green River College Sidney Weldele-Wallace
Dean of Instruction for Business & Law, Trade Divisions, BAS Program Director, Court Reporting & Captioning 
253-288-3325
Highline College Paulette Lopez
Dean of Instruction Workforce Programs/Professional-Technical Education
206-592-3301
Lake Washington Institute of Technology

Priyanka Pant
Dean of Instruction

425-576-5816
Lower Columbia College Dani Trimble
Director of Workforce & Career Services
 360-442-2622
North Seattle College Jeanette Miller
Director of Workforce Education
206-934-3727
Olympic College VACANT  
Peninsula College Mia Boster 
Dean of Instruction
360-417-6484 
Pierce College Fort Steilacoom Susan Cable
Director, Workforce Development
253-964-6265
Pierce College Puyallup Jo Ann Baria
Vice President-Workforce, Economic and Professional Development
253-964-6640 
Renton Technical College Jacob Jackson
Executive Dean of Workforce, Trade and Economic Development
425-235-7863
Seattle Central College

Chris Sullivan 
Executive Director, Workforce Education

 206-934-5566
Shoreline Community College Lauren Hadley 
Director of Workforce
206-533-6725
Skagit Valley College Darren Greeno
Executive Dean of Instruction, Workforce Education
360-416-7729
South Puget Sound Community College

Amy Warren
Dean of Workforce Education and Food and Beverage Arts

360-709-2015
South Seattle College Veronica Wade
Executive Dean, Professional Technical & Workforce Education
206-934-5216
Spokane Community College Jaclyn Jacot
Dean of Extended Learning & Workforce
509-279-6234
Spokane Falls Community College Chris Pelchat

Dean of Professional Studies, Library, and Workforce Education

509-533-3190
Tacoma Community College Krista Fox
Dean of Health, Business, and Professional Services
253-566-5147
Walla Walla Community College Gerald J. Anhorn
Dean, Workforce Education
509-527-4299
Wenatchee Valley College Yuritzi Lozano
Dean, Workforce Education and Allied Health
509-682-6614 
Whatcom Community College Trish Newbold
Director for Workforce and Special Projects
360-383-3234
Yakima Valley College Skye Field
Interim Dean Workforce Education & Applied Baccalaureate Programs
509-574-4748 

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