Champions Board for Pacific Northwest Girls Collaborative Project

Champions Board members are selected to give the project a balance of desirable expertise and regional representation, including industry representatives, informal learning educators, gender equity experts, science and mathematics education representatives, and educational policy experts.

Board members were selected to give the project a balance of desirable expertise and regional representation, including industry representatives, informal learning educators, gender equity experts, science and mathematics education representatives, and educational policy experts. The Board meets at least twice yearly in person, via teleconference, or webinars. Current Champions Board members are:

  • Julie Bletz, Scientific Project Manager
    Institute for Systems Biology
  • Judy Cushing, Computer Science Faculty
    The Evergreen State College
  • James Dorsey, Executive Director
    Washington State Mathematics, Engineering, Science Achievement (MESA)
  • Julia Fallon, Information Technology
    Office of Superintendent of Public Instruction
  • Letha Joye Jepson, IT Director
    Enterprise Consumer Contact Centers Services Organization The Boeing Company
  • Summer N. Lazenby, Director of Educational Operations
    Challenger Learning Center of Alaska
  • Elana Slagle, Director
    Starfish Education
  • Brenda Wilson, Consultant
    Sally Ride Science