Board of Directors

2016-2017
Economic Alliance
Board of Directors

Chairman

Kurt Danison

Owner

Highlands Associates

City Rep #1

1st Vice Chair

Lalena Johns

Clerk of the Board

Okanogan County

County Rep #2

2nd Vice Chair

George Brady

 Owner  Cascade Biological Supply  South #1

Secretary

Lael Duncan

Executive Director

Okanogan County Community Action

North Rep #1

Treasurer

Janet Wilson

City Council Member

City of Okanogan

City Rep #2

Member

T. Lewis

Artist

Omak Pac Committee

Arts Community Rep

Member

Dr. Eric Swanson

Superintendent

Omak School District

At Large #1

Member

Michelle Gedrose

Instructor

Wenatchee Valley College

At Large #2

Member

Vacant

Central #2

Member

Sheilah Kennedy

County Commissioner

Okanogan County

County Rep #1

Member

Ted Piccolo

Executive Director

Northwest Native Development Fund

Nespelem/Coulee Dam #1

Member

Hannah McIntosh

Economic Developer

Twisp Works

Methow Valley #1

Member

Jeff Brender

Executive Director

NCW Business Loan Fund

Business Loan Fund

Member

Arnie Marchand

Historian

Oroville Visitor Center

North #1

Member

Julie Muyllaert

Owner

Winthrop Mountain Sport

Methow Valley #2

Member

David Niessner

Manager

Omak Wood Products

Central #1

Member

Will Marchand

Planning Director

Colville Confederated Tribes

Colville Tribe

Member

John MacClain

General Manager

12 Tribes Resort & Casino

CTFC Rep

Member

Chris Branch

City Planner

City of Oroville

OCTC Rep

Member

 Nathan Moulton  Manager  Colville Fuels

Nespelem/Coulee Dam #2

Vacant

 Vacant

South #2

The make-up of the Economic Alliance Board of Directors consists of:
2 from each of the 5 areas of the county (North County, Central County, South County, Grand Coulee/Nespelem area, and the Methow Valley)
1 representative from the Colville Confederated Tribes
1 representative from Colville Tribal Enterprise Corporation
2 Okanogan County Commissioners representatives
2 City representatives
1 NCW Business Loan Fund representative
1 Okanogan County Tourism Council representative
1 Arts community representative
2 At-large positions

Staff:
Roni Holder-Diefenbach, Executive Director
Carolyn Davis, Administrative Assistant