Board of Directors

Lakewold Leadership



Carla Pelster, Board Chair

Retired, Air Force Lieutenant Colonel

Phyllis Griggs, Vice-Chair

Community Volunteer

Eve Hewitt, Secretary

Human Resources Specialist

Phil Eng, Treasurer

Retired, Banking and Finance

Larry Woodin, At Large

Architect, ED and Founder, EcoHome Foundation



Susan Pittman

President and CEO, Insure NW

Stephen Cissell

Retired, Former Principal and Co-founder, Affinity Real Estate Management

MJ Stackpole

First Grade Teacher, University Place, WA

Lisa Hoffman, Ph.D.

Professor, School of Urban Studies, University of Washington, Tacoma

Mickey Portnoy

Senior Vice President, UBS Financial Services

Jason Whalen

Attorney and Co-Founder Ledger Square Law and Deputy Mayor City of Lakewood, WA

Dwight Williams

Deputy Chief Counsel Field Operations, Federal Aviation

Robin Callahan – ex officio

Vice President of Philanthropic Services, Greater Tacoma Community Foundation

Rhene Johns 

Landscape Designer and Architect at James Guerrero Architects, INC

Judy Wagner, Honorary Member

Community Volunteer