Bio: Tom, who joined the Exchange Club in November 1988, is a Senior Account Executive with KXLY. He also teaches part time for the College of Business at Eastern Washington and Whitworth Universities. Tom and his wife, Mary, have two children at home, Emily and Andy. His interests include golf, snow skiing, boating and his family.
Term of Office: Tom will serve as Past-President and President of the Exchange Club of Spokane Foundation until July 1, 2014.
Bio: Amy, who joined the Exchange Club in 2007, previously served on the Board of Directors. She is the Executive Director of the Vanessa Behan Crisis Nursery. Amy has two sons, Parker and Jake, and together they enjoy boating, camping, swimming and snow-skiing.
Term of Office: Amy will become Past Club President and President of the Exchange Club of Spokane Foundation July 1, 2014.
Bio: Neal, who joined the club in 2002, is a retired Lutheran minister. He and his wife, Tiina, have three children, five grandchildren and one great grandchild that keep their lives busy. Their interests include playing golf, swimming and reading, in addition to spending time with their family. Neal, who has served as the Chair of the annual crab feed/auction for the past several years, was awarded the Bob Greene Exchangite of the Year award in 2009.
Term of Office: Neal's term of office runs from July 1, 2013 to June 30, 2014, when he will become the Club President.
Bio: Marc, a financial analyst with Spokane Industries, a medium-sized steel foundry, joined Exchange Club in 2000. He and his wife, Delores, enjoy gardening and landscaping, staying at their lake place, reading and walking. He is a previous Exchange Club board member.
Term of Office: Marc has served as Club Treasurer since July 2006 and as Treasurer of the Foundation since November 2007.
Bio: Meri, who has been a member since December 1987, is a previous Board Member, Secretary from 1993-1994, followed by serving as President-Elect and President. She received the Bob Greene Outstanding Exchangite Award in 1997. Meri is a contract research/planning consultant and a sales agent for Tulikivi, a Finnish company that fabricates soapstone masonry fireplaces. She and her husband, Bill Bond, breed, raise and show registered Morgan horses on their 90-acre hay ranch at Newman Lake.
Term of Office: Meri was elected in 2009 as Secretary of the Club and the Exchange Club of Spokane Foundation.
Bio: Terry, who has been a member of Exchange since 2010, joined the Downtown Club in 2012. He is the Dean of the School of Continuing Studies at Whitworth University, where he oversees degree programs for working adults at the main campus and the University District. Terry and his wife, Barbara, have two daughters. They enjoy camping, fly-fishing, hiking and all of the outdoor offerings in eastern Washington.
Term of Office: His two year term as a Director runs from July 1, 2013 to June 30, 2015
Bio: Jack, who joined the Exchange Club in 1983, is a past President of the Exchange Club and Foundation of Downtown Spokane. Jack is a retired Senior Vice President of Washington Trust Bank. He and his wife Liz enjoy golfing and traveling.
Term of Office: Jack's two-year term as Director runs from July 1, 2013 to June 30, 2015.
Bio: Teresa, who joined the Exchange Club in 1988, is an attorney who runs a private practice in Spokane. She is a past club secretary, president and foundation president. She received the Bob Greene Outstanding Exchangite Award in 2010. She and her husband, Rick, have a son and a daughter.
Term of Office: Teresa's two-year term as Director runs from July 1, 2013 to June 30, 2015.
Bio: Dianne, who has been an Exchange Club member since 2007, previously served as a director. She is a Senior Staffing Manager with Robert Half International Accountemps, which she joined in 1997. She and her husband Todd have two sons.
Term of Office: Her 2-year term as Director runs from July 1, 2012 to June 20, 2014.
Bio: Art, a member of Exchange Club since 1972, previously served on he Board of Directors. He is a retired architect and principal with Integrus Architecture. He and his wife, Ruth, live in the Spokane Valley.
Term of Office: Art's 2-year term as a Club Director runs from July 1, 2012 to June 30, 2013.
Bio: Glen joined Exchange Club in 2004 and is a past president. Glen is a Vice President and Financial Advisor with Merrill-Lynch. He and his wife, Melinda, enjoy gardening and their lake cabin. Glen is an avid fisherman and paleontologist.
Term of Office: Glen's 2-year term as a Director runs from July 1, 2012 to June 30, 2014.
Bio: Laura joined Exchange Club in 2002 and previously served on the club board of directors. She is the Practice Administrator for North Spokane Women's Health. She is a licensed massage practitioner in Washington state and is serving a second term on the Washington Dept. of Health, State Board of Massage. She has been a state delegate several times with the Federation of State Massage Therapy Boards.
Term of Office: Her 3-year term of office expires July 1, 2014.
Bio: Jerry, who has been a member since February 1985, is retired from Pension Consultants of the Northwest. He has served on the club's board of directors and as President. Jerry and his wife, Sue, enjoy spending time with their children and grandchildren, traveling, tennis and being WSU sports fans. He is a member of the City of Spokane Retirement Board and the Spokane Estate Planning Council.
Term of Office: Jerry's at-large term expires August 31, 2012.
Bio: Melinda recently joined the downtown club. She is a real estate broker, licensed in Washington and Idaho, with Coldwell Banker Tomlinson
Term of Office: Melinda's term of office runs from July 1, 2013 to June 30, 2016.