United Way
of Whatcom County

Board of Directors

Every United Way operates on its own in an independent capacity and is incorporated and governed by a dedicated group of local volunteers. Our Board of Directors is composed of volunteer corporate and community leaders in Whatcom County.

Tony Bon

Retired Community Volunteer

Patricia Boteler

Samson Rope Technologies, Talent & Engagement Manager

Lindsey Cerise

BP Cherry Point Refinery, Planning & Performance Reporting Manager

Allison Chryst

Bellingham Public Schools, Assistant Principal, Shuksan Middle School

Gurpreet Dhillon

PeaceHealth, Director of Service Lines Cancer Center, Palliative Care and Hospice

Kara Irvin - Board Chair

US Bank, VP/Business Banking Team Manager

Jeremy Jordan

Samson Rope Technologies, Chief Financial Officer

Cezar Mesquita

Western Washington University, Director of Admissions

Heather Milligan

Phillips 66 Ferndale Refinery, Process Engineering Team Lead

Andy Thom

Industrial Credit Union, Director of Information Technology