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Board Information

The Board of Directors is made up of member representatives from within NPIP. There are seven seated Board positions, each from different regions within the state of Washington. Terms are staggered, with elections every two years. If you are interested in serving on the Board of Directors, please contact Sarah McDonnell at

Board Members

Map of Regions

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Amber Johnson, Spokane Neighborhood Action Partners

At Large Position 1

Past Chair

Bio for Amber Johnson

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Mike Heinisch, Kent Youth and Family Services

At Large Position 2

Fiscal Officer

Bio for Mike Heinisch


Karl Johanson, Disability Action Center - NW, Inc

At Large Position 3

Board Chair

Bio for Karl Johanson

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Becky Semmler, Paratransit Services

Region 1 Position

Vice Chair

Bio for Becky Semmler

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Jenny Collins, Chehalis Foundation

Region 2 Position

Bio for Jenny Collins


Madelyn Carlson, People for People

Region 3 Position

Bio for Madelyn Carlson

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Marlis Petersen Spawn, Catholic Charities Eastern WA

Region 4 Position

Bio for Marlis Petersen Spawn

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Julie Vess, Lincoln Hill Retirement Community

Board Alternate

Bio for Julie Vess


Vacant Alternate Position

Board Alternate

Board Meetings

Board Meetings

August 22, 2022

Board of Directors Workshop and Meeting

Location: Clear Risk Solutions, Ephrata, WA 



November 7-9, 2022 - Workshops

November 9, 2022 - Meeting

Board of Directors Renewal/ Budget Workshop and Meeting

Location: Pullman, WA



February 6, 2023

10:00 am - Workshop

1:00 pm - All Board Meeting

Location: ZOOM



March 13, 2023

1:00 pm - Board Meeting

Location: ZOOM



April 10-12, 2023 - Workshops

April 12, 2023 - Meeting

Board of Directors Renewal/ Budget Workshop and Meeting

Location: Alderbrook Resort, Union, WA



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