Meet Our Leadership Team


Every day, our PAL Leadership Team and Board of Directors make a difference in helping children better prepare for life's challenging moments.

The PAL Team

2023 Board of Directors

Brian Stone

Branch Manager, PNW Loans

Jeffrey Tennant

Vice President
Branch Manager, TwinStar Credit Union

Jeff Olson

Lieutenant, Vancouver Police Department

Pat Janik

Retired Executive Director

Brian Potter

Past President
Operations Superintendent, City of Vancouver

A.D. Simmons

Board Member
Owner & Personal Concierge, Aligned Lifestyle Concierge

Bill Oman

Board Member
Executive Director of Schools and Learning, Vancouver School District

Brett Blechschmidt

Board Member
Chief Financial Officer, Vancouver Public Schools

Cathy Doriot

Board Member
Chief, Ridgefield Police Department

Chadd Nolan

Board Member
Sergeant, Vancouver Police Department

Craig Birnbach

Board Member
Communications Executive Director, Evergreen Public Schools

Cyndi Holloway

Board Member
Governmental & Community Affairs Director, Waste Connections

Doug Luse

Board Member
Retired Lieutenant, Vancouver Police Department

Jason Perdue

Board Member
Lieutenant, Battle Ground Police Department

John Fazzolari

Board Member
General Contractor, Fazzolari Construction

Pat Jollota

Board Member
Retired Professional

Phillip Sample

Board Member
Commander, Clark County Sheriff's Office