Meet the Board

President: Carter Hick, Attorney

Vice President: Stephen Rousseau   Both a professional and personal advocate for lifelong learning, Stephen also sits on the Lifelong Learning Advisory Committee for the Senior Services for South Sound, and has served as President of the statewide Continuing Education Council.  A firm believer in community partnerships, Stephen is pleased to be able to work so closely with local area organizations such as Arbutus to promote the cause of community education and lifelong learning.

Secretary: Mary Linders

Treasurer: Candace Wood, CPA/MBA Business owner (Back Office Services)  former Chief Financial Officer for Community Youth Services

Kathryn Walton-Elliot

Erica Lenker

Lori Capra

Willie Smyth

Bill Cogswell

David Paul

Mary Soltman


Executive Director: Stacey Waterman-Hoey left a career of 18 years in energy and climate policy to focus on developing this school.  She is motivated by a desire to create more opportunities to have fun and build community while learning the skills that sustained the Pacific Northwest for many generations.

Advisory Board Members: Rich Hoey