Past VashonBePrepared Boards of Directors

The current board of Directors can be found on this page.

Duties of the officers and board members are detailed in the VashonBePrepared bylaws. The Executive Committee holds public meetings monthly on the 3rd Wednesday typically and the Board of Directors traditionally holds their public meetings on the 3rd Wednesday of the 1st month of each quarter, i.e., in Jan, April, July and October. Contact the Secretary to add/remove your name for those receiving agendas & minutes of either.

2021-2022 Board of Directors 

Elections held 9 October 2021
 
Executive Committee
  • President - Vicky de Monterey Richoux
  • Vice President - Rick Wallace
  • Secretary - vacant
  • Treasurer - Deborah Diamond
  • At-Large #1- Michael Sperazza
  • At-Large #2 - vacant
General Board

Ex Officio members

  1. ACS - Michael Meyer
  2. CERT - Patricia Toovey (replaced by Jan Milligan 13 April 2022)
  3. Chamber of Commerce - Cheryl Lubbert
  4. EOC team lead - Rick Wallace
  5. Food Bank - Mason Gerety
  6. KC Sheriff’s Office - Manuel Apostol
  7. MRC – Drs.Clayton Olney / Jim Bristow
  8. Mass Care - Kim Nelson
  9. NERO - Vicky de Monterey Richoux
  10. VIEMA - vacant & organization is defunct!
  11. VIFR - Chief Charlie Krimmert
  12. VISD - Zabette Macomber (replaced by Kali Aguilar April 2022)
  13. Voice of Vashon - Luke McQuillin

Up to 5 at-large directors

  1. Marijke Van Heeswijk
  2. Dr. Lydia Aguilar Kirschner
  3. Michael Sperazza
  4. Deborah Diamond

2020-2021 Board of Directors 

Elections held Fall 2020
 
Executive Committee
  • President - Vicky de Monterey Richoux
  • Vice President - Rick Wallace
  • Secretariat - John Cornelison
  • Treasurer - Deborah Diamond
  • At-Large #1- Michael Sperazza
  • At-Large #2 - vacant
General Board

Ex Officio members

  1. ACS - Michael Meyer
  2. CERT - Patricia Toovey
  3. Chamber of Commerce - Cheryl Lubbert
  4. EOC team lead - Rick Wallace
  5. Food Bank - Emily Scott/Mason Gerety
  6. KC Sheriff’s Office - Sgt Dusty Davis
  7. MRC – Drs.John Osborn & Ina Oppliger
  8. Mass Care - Kim Nelson (Brigitte Webb/Leigh Weber/Brownie Carver)
  9. NERO - Vicky de Monterey Richoux
  10. VIEMA - Brigitte Schran-Brown
  11. VIFR - Chief Charlie Krimmert
  12. VISD - Spring Hecht
  13. Voice of Vashon - Luke McQuillin

Up to 5 at-large directors

  1. John Cornelison
  2. Dr. Lydia Aguilar Kirschner
  3. Michael Sperazza
  4. Carolyn Wilber (resigned 1/13/20)
  5. Deborah Diamond

2019-2020 Board of Directors 

Elections held 16 October 2019

Executive Committee
  • President - Vicky de Monterey Richoux
  • Vice President - Rick Wallace
  • Secretary - Cathy Rogers (departing & eventually replaced by John Cornelison)
  • Treasurer - Donna Donnelly
  • At-Large #1- vacant
  • At-Large #2 - vacant
General Board

Ex Officio members

  1. ACS - Michael Meyer
  2. CERT - Patricia Toovey
  3. Chamber of Commerce - Cheryl Lubbert
  4. EOC - Rick Wallace
  5. Food Bank - vacant
  6. KC Sheriff’s Office - Sgt Dusty Davis
  7. MRC – Drs.John Osborn & Ina Oppliger
  8. Mass Care - Cathy Rogers (departing)
  9. NERO - Vicky de Monterey Richoux
  10. VIEMA - Brigitte Schran-Brown
  11. VIFR - Chief Charlie Krimmert
  12. VISD - Dan Chasan
  13. Voice of Vashon - Luke McQuillin

Up to 5 at-large directors

  1. John Cornelison
  2. Dr. Lydia Aguilar Kirschner
  3. Michael Sperazza
  4. Carolyn Wilber (resigned 1/13/20)

2018-2019 Board of Directors

October 17, 2018 Election

VashonBePrepared Executive Committee
President: Vicky de Monterey Richoux
Vice President: Rick Wallace
Secretary: Catherine Rogers
Treasurer: Donna Donnelly
At large: Rick Brown
At large: Corinne Cottle-Harmon

VashonBePrepared Board of Directors

1. Ex officio: John Cornelison
2. EOC: Rick Wallace
3. Mass Care/Sheltering: Cathy Rogers
4. CERT: Jan Milligan
5. NERO: Vicky de Monterey Richoux
6. ACS: Michael Meyer
7. MRC (co): Drs. John Osborn & Ina Oppliger
8. VIFR chief: Charlie Krimmert
9. VIEMA: Brigitte Schran-Brown
10. VISD: Jodi Burwell
11. Food Bank: Pamela deRyss
12. Voice of Vashon: Luke McQuillin
13. King County Sheriff’s Office: Isaac Patino -> Dusty Davis
14. Chamber of Commerce: Jim Marsh -> Cheryl Lubbert
15. Up to 5 at-large directors:

  • A: Corinne Cottle-Harmon
  • B: Rick Brown
  • C: Carolyn Wilber

2017-2018 Board of Directors (elected October 18, 2017)

VashonBePrepared Executive Committee
President: Vicky de Monterey Richoux
Vice President: Rick Wallace
Secretary: Catherine Rogers
Treasurer: Donna Donnelly
At large: Rick Brown
At large: Corinne Cottle-Harmon

VashonBePrepared Board of Directors
1. Ex officio: John Cornelison
2. EOC: Rick Wallace
3. Mass Care/Sheltering: Cathy Rogers
4. CERT: Jan Milligan
5. NERO: Vicky de Monterey Richoux
6. ACS: Michael Meyer
7. MRC: John Osborn MD/Ina Oppliger MD
8. VIFR chief: Charlie Krimmert
9. VIEMA: Brigitte Schran-Brown
10. VISD: Donna Donnelly -> Jodi Burwell
11. Food bank: Pamela deRyss
12. Voice of Vashon: Luke McQuillin
13. King County Sheriff’s Office: Isaac Patino
14. Chamber of Commerce: Rick Brown
15. Up to 5 at-large directors:

  • A: Corinne Cottle-Harmon
  • B: Rick Brown
  • C: Carolyn Wilber

 

 

2016-2017 Board of Directors (elected October 19, 2016)

VashonBePrepared Executive Committee
President: Vicky de Monterey Richoux
Vice President: Rick Wallace
Secretary: Catherine Rogers
Treasurer: Donna Donnelly
General Executive: Robert Smueles
General Executive: Rick Brown

VashonBePrepared Board of Directors

(Note the many new ex officio positions on the board for 2016-2017. We finally recognized a number of key players in our coalition!)

ACS: Robert Smueles
At Large:
  John Cornelison
  Corinne Cottle-Harmon
  Rachel Larson (resigned)
  Rik Reed
CERT: Jan Milligan
Chamber of Commerce: Rick Brown
EOC Team: Rick Wallace
King County Sheriff’s Office: Isaac Patino
Mass Care/Sheltering: Catherine Rogers
Medical Reserve Corps: Barb Owdziej
NERO: Vicky de Monterey Richoux
Vashon-Maury Food Bank: pending
VIEMA: Brigitte Schran-Brown
VIFR: Robert Larsen
VISD: Donna Donnelly
Voice of Vashon: Luke McQuillen

2015-2016 Board of Directors (elected November 18, 2015)

VashonBePrepared Executive Committee
Rick Wallace - President
Vicky de Monterey Richoux - Vice-President
Catherine Rogers - Secretary
Donna Donnelly - Treasurer
John Staczek - At-Large (served November - July 2016, position is now open)
Robert Smueles - At Large

VashonBePrepared Board of Directors
John Cornelison - Past President
Corinne Harmon - CERT Representative
Vicky de Monterey Richoux - NERO Lead
Donna Donnelly - At Large
Barbara Owdziej - At Large
Robert Smueles - VMIRC Representative
Rachel Larson - EOC Team
Hank Lipe - VIFR Fire Chief (Replaced by Robert Larsen in July 2016)
Rick Brown - At Large
Rik Reed - EOC Team
Catherine Rogers - Vashon Emergency Preparedness Committee President
John Staczek - At Large (served November through July 2016)
Rex Stratton - VIEMA President (Rex served November through early Spring)
Rick Wallace - EOC Team Lead

 


2014-2015 Board of Directors (elected October 29, 2014)

VashonBePrepared Executive Committee Rick Wallace - President
Vicky de Monterey Richoux - Vice-President
Catherine Rogers - Secretary
Donna Donnelly - Treasurer
Tim Johnson - At-Large
Debi Richards - At Large

VashonBePrepared Board of Directors
John Cornelison - Past President
Sharon Danielson - CERT Representative
Vicky de Monterey Richoux - NERO Lead
Donna Donnelly - At Large
Synthia Downs - At Large
Mark Ellison-Taylor - ARES Representative
Rachel Larson - EOC Team
Hank Lipe - VIFR Fire Chief
Debi Richards - At Large
Rik Reed - EOC Team
Cathy Rogers - Vashon Emergency Preparedness Committee President
John Staczek - At Large
Rex Stratton - VIEMA President
Rick Wallace - EOC Team Lead

2013-2014 Board of Directors (elected October 19, 2013)

VashonBePrepared Executive Committee
Rick Wallace - President
Ed Steyh - Vice-President
Catherine Rogers - Secretary
Donna Donnelly - Treasurer
Tim Johnson - At-Large
Debi Richards - At Large

VashonBePrepared Board of Directors
John Cornelison - Past President
Donna Donnelly - At Large
Synthia Downs - At Large
Toni Doane - At Large
Debi Richards - NERO Lead
Hank Lipe - VIFR Fire Chief
Danial Luechtefeld - ARES Representative
Scott Rice - CERT Representative
Catherine Rogers - Vashon Emergency Preparedness Committee President
Luke McQuillin - EOC Team
Ed Steyh - EOC Team
Rex Stratton - VIEMA President
Bob Smueles - At Large
Rick Wallace - EOC Team Lead


2012-2013 Board of Directors (elected April 18, 2012)

VashonBePrepared Executive Committee
Rick Wallace, President
Bob Smueles, Vice-President
Catherine Rogers, Secretary
Donna Donnelly, Treasurer
Debi Richards, At-Large
Tim Johnson - At-Large

2012 VashonBePrepared Board of Directors
John Cornelison - past Prez
Donna Donnelly - At-Large
Synthia Downs - At-Large
Debi Richards - NERO
Jill Janow - EOC Team
Catherine Rogers - VEPC
Hank Lipe - VIFR
John “Oz” Osborne - At-Large
Ed Steyh - EOC Team
Daniel Luechtefeld - ARES
Rex Stratton - VIEMA
Scott Rice - CERT
Bob Smueles - At-Large
Tim Johnson - At-Large
Rick Wallace - EOC Team


2011-2012 Board of Directors (elected October 19, 2011)

VashonBePrepared Executive Committee
John Cornelison - President
Rick Wallace - Vice-President
Catherine Rogers - Secretary
Donna Donnelly - Treasurer
May Gerstle - At-Large

VashonBePrepared Board of Directors
John Cornelison - Past President
Donna Donnelly - At Large
May Gerstle - EOC Team
Synthia Downs - At Large
Jill Janow - At Large
Hank Lipe - VIFR Fire Chief
Daniel Luechtefeld - ARES Representative
Scott Rice - CERT Representative
Catherine Rogers - Vashon Emergency Preparedness Committee President
Steve Snyder - At Large
Ed Steyh - EOC Team
Rex Stratton - VIEMA President
John Osborne - At Large
Joe Ulatoski - NERO Lead
Rick Wallace - EOC Team Lead


2010-2011 Board of Directors (elected September 8, 2010)

VashonBePrepared Executive Committee
John Cornelison, President
Rick Wallace, Vice-President
Catherine Rogers, Secretary
David Sunstrom, Treasurer
May Gerstle, At Large

VashonBePrepared Board of Directors
John Cornelison - Past President
Synthia Downs - At Large - appointed later in the year?
Reed Fitzpatrick - CERT
May Gerstle - EOC Team
Hank Lipe - VIFR Fire Chief
Daniel Luechtefeld - ARES Representative
Jan Milligan - At Large
John "Oz" Osborne - At Large , Appointed in October
Scott Rice - At Large , Appointed shortly later?
Catherine Rogers - Vashon Emergency Preparedness Committee President
Ed Steyh - EOC Team
vaccant - VIEMA President, Rex Stratton appointed mid year?
David Sunstrom - At Large
Steve Snyder - At Large , Appointed in October
Joe Ulatoski - NERO Lead
Rick Wallace - EOC Team Lead


2009-2010 Board of Directors (elected May 27, 2009)

VashonBePrepared Executive Committee
John Cornelison, President
Rick Wallace, Vice-President
Catherine Rogers, Secretary
David Sunstrom, Treasurer
May Gerstle, At Large

VashonBePrepared Board of Directors
John Cornelison - Past President
Reed Fitzpatrick - CERT
John Galus - VMIRC
May Gerstle - EOC Team
Carol Ireland-McLean - At Large
Hank Lipe - VIFR Fire Chief (appointed during the year)
Jan Milligan, At Large
Catherine Rogers - Vashon Emergency Preparedness Committee President
Ed Steyh - EOC Team
Rex Stratton - initially At Large, then as VIEMA President
David Sunstrom - At Large
Joe Ulatoski - NERO Lead
Rick Wallace - EOC Team Lead


2008-2009 Board of Directors (elected June 18, 2008)

VashonBePrepared Executive Committee
John Cornelison, President
Rick Wallace, Vice-President
David Sunstrom, Treasurer
Reed Fitzpatrick, Secretary
Cathrine Cochrane, At Large
May Gerstle, At Large

VashonBePrepared Board of Directors
John Cornelison - Past President
Cathrine Cochrane - CERT
Reed Fitzpatrick - At Large
May Gerstle - EOC Team
Tag Gornall - Past President
John Galus - W7VMI & ARES
Steve Haworth - VIEMA
Jill Janow - At Large
Jan Nielsen - VIFR
Catherine Rogers - Vashon Emergency Preparedness Committee
Ed Steyh - EOC Team
Rex Stratton - At Large
David Sunstrom - At large
Joe Ulatoski - NERO
Rick Wallace - EOC Team Lead


2007-2008 Board of Directors (elected February 21, 2007)

VashonBePrepared Executive Committee
John Cornelison - Co-President (Internal Affairs)
Tag Gornall - Co-President (External Affairs)
Rick Wallace - Vice-President
Reed Fitzpatrick - Secretary
Michael Callan - Treasurer (appointed after the initial meeting)

VashonBePrepared Board of Directors
John Cornelison - Co-President (Internal Affairs)
Tag Gornall - Co-President (External Affairs)
Rick Wallace - EOC Team Lead
Reed Fitzpatrick - At-Large
Tom Nicolino
Peter Murray
Catherine Rogers - Vashon Emergency Preparedness Committee
Jill Janow
Joe Ulatoski
Leslie Frye