Welcome the 2017/2018 Helen Keller board!  To get in touch with a board member, simply select their name and email them directly.  We would love to hear from you!

Randi Sowders • President

Where were you born? Las Vegas, NV

What is the farthest place you have traveled from Washington?  Costa Rica

Dream vacation place?  Ireland

Favorite food?  Pizza

How many states have you visited?   17

How many countries have you visited?  3

You have 20 minutes to pack for a mystery trip, what is the one thing you don't want to forget?  A towel

 

 
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Jamie Burns • Co-Vice President

Where were you born?  Seattle, Wa in a house next to the zoo

What is the farthest place you have traveled from Washington?   New York and Hawaii are probably the farthest I've traveled

Dream vacation place?  Greece 

Favorite food?   Crab with butter

How many states have you visited?   9 or 10

How many countries have you visited?   Canada + Mexica

You have 20 minutes to pack for a mystery trip, what is the one thing you don't want to forget?  Probably my phone charger

 
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Christina Stevenson • Co-Vice President

Where were you born?  Seattle, WA

What is the farthest place you have traveled from Washington?  Italy

Dream vacation place?  Fiji or Croatia

Favorite food?  Homemade Pasta

How many states have you visited?   33

How many countries have you visited?  6

You have 20 minutes to pack for a mystery trip, what is the one thing you don't want to forget?  Comfortable shoes

 

Katie Dujenski • Communications

Where were you born?  Seattle, WA - Swedish Hospital 

What is the farthest place you have traveled from Washington?  Florida or New York

Dream vacation place? Bora Bora or somewhere with the huts sitting over the turquoise ocean!!

Favorite food?  Favorite healthy food is avocados.... favorite in-healthy food is a vanilla cake donut (with sprinkles)!

How many states have you visited?   Arkansas, California, Colorado, Florida, Hawaii, Idaho, Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Kansas, Minnesota, Missouri, Montana, Nevada, New York, New Jersey, Oregon, South Dakota, Utah, Washington, Wyoming, Wisconsin (22 states!)

How many countries have you visited?  2 (America and Canada)

You have 20 minutes to pack for a mystery trip, what is the one thing you don't want to forget?  wow....um my phone?

 
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Tracy Stewart • Treasurer

Where were you born?  Norfolk, NE

What is the farthest place you have traveled from Washington?  Cape Canaveral, FL

Dream vacation place?  Europe

Favorite food?  Chinese

How many states have you visited?   18

How many countries have you visited?  0

You have 20 minutes to pack for a mystery trip, what is the one thing you don't want to forget?  Camera

 
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Trisha Link • Treasurer

Where were you born? Royal Oak, Michigan

What is the farthest place you have traveled from Washington?  India

Dream vacation place?  Belize

Favorite food?  Mexican

How many states have you visited?   41

How many countries have you visited?   8

You have 20 minutes to pack for a mystery trip, what is the one thing you don't want to forget?  My purse

 

 

Kara Garcia • Secretary

Where were you born?  Whidbey Island

What is the farthest place you have traveled from Washington?  La Serena, Child

Dream vacation place?  Australia

Favorite food?   Italian (Lasagna)

How many states have you visited?    24

How many countries have you visited?   10

You have 20 minutes to pack for a mystery trip, what is the one thing you don't want to forget?  One thing?? I can pack a whole suitcase for a 2 week trip in 20 minutes if I have to.  Toothbrush, tennis shoes and underwear.   If you have to list one thing it would be underwear!

 

 

Janell Seabrook • Co-Ways & Means

Where were you born?  Seattle at Swedish Hospital

What is the farthest place you have traveled from Washington?  Hamburg, Germany

Dream vacation place?  I would LOVE to take a trip where I hit up all of the Disney parks in the US, Europe, & Asia.  This would be incredible!

Favorite food?  Stir Fried Green Beans

How many states have you visited?    Hmm... Let me think about this... Washington, Oregon, California, Idaho, Nevada, Montana, Arizona, Texas, Missouri, Hawaii, Alaska, Florida, Virginia, Maryland (I have also been to the airports in Pennsylvania, Utah, and Michigan, but I don't count those ;-) ) In less than a month, I will also be checking Kentucky, Tennessee, and Alabama off of my state list when I travel to Nashville with my husband Zebb for a conference.

How many countries have you visited?  USA, Canada, Mexico, Germany, France, Belgium, US Virgin Islands

You have 20 minutes to pack for a mystery trip, what is the one thing you don't want to forget?  One of my old friends used to say, "There is no such thing as bad weather.. Only the wrong clothes" - I would want to make sure that I pack a variety of different clothes (Girl Scouts are always prepared right!) so that I could thoroughly enjoy the trip.

 

Holly Totten • Co-Ways & Means

Where were you born?  Duluth Minnesota

What is the farthest place you have traveled from Washington?  Washington DC

Dream vacation place?  Anywhere in Italy

Favorite food?  Anything Italian

How many states have you visited?   14

How many countries have you visited?   3

You have 20 minutes to pack for a mystery trip, what is the one thing you don't want to forget?  My Husband

 

 
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Melanie Cunningham • Co-Membership

Where were you born?  Omaha, Ne (GO BIG RED! )

What is the farthest place you have traveled from Washington?   Key West

Dream vacation place?  Greece

Favorite food?  Pizza

How many states have you visited?   30

How many countries have you visited?   Canada

You have 20 minutes to pack for a mystery trip, what is the one thing you don't want to forget?  My camera

 

Myriah Bould • Co-Membership

Where were you born?  Chicago, IL

What is the farthest place you have traveled from Washington?  China

Dream vacation place?  Backpacking through Europe

Favorite food?  Chocolate 

How many states have you visited?  24

How many countries have you visited?  5

You have 20 minutes to pack for a mystery trip, what is the one thing you don't want to forget?  Sketchbook

 

Karen Schwartz • Teacher Representative

Where were you born? Texas

What is the farthest place you have traveled from Washington?  Bali

Dream vacation place? Italy or Kauai

Favorite food?  Salad

How many states have you visited?   39 States

How many countries have you visited?  Many including Europe, Indonesia, Japan, Singapore

You have 20 minutes to pack for a mystery trip, what is the one thing you don't want to forget?  Comfortable shoes!

 

Open • Legislative Representative