United Way
of Whatcom County

Fund Distribution Committee

The Fund Distribution Committee (FDC) is group of community volunteers that review all programs funded by the United Way of Whatcom County and gives recommendations for grants to the fdc of Directors. Volunteers are divided into three groups and meet on either a Monday, Tuesday, or Wednesday afternoon for four weeks. Each panel is responsible for reviewing approximately 6-10 year-end reports and 3-6 new grant proposals.

2018 Fund Distribution Volunteers

Monday Panel Members

Rebekah Duffy - Chair

WECU

Tammy Bengen

Ferndale School District

Tony Bon

Community Member

Thomas Boucher

North Coast Credit Union

Carol Comeau

Community Volunteer

Jack MacSlarrow

Community Volunteer

Josh Nylander

Whatcom Transportation Authority

Teresa Smith

Whatcom Transportation Authority

Lisa Sohni

Opportunity Council

Mariann Strachan

Community Volunteer

David Tseng

Samson Rope

Tuesday Panel Members

Pat Atkinson - Chair

Community Volunteer

Marty Buck

North Coast Credit Union

Lisa Elliott

Community Volunteer

Deidre Kane

Community Volunteer

Paula Kobos

Community Volunteer

Joseph McClain

Community Volunteer

Michael McGowan

Community Volunteer

Mark Moder

Whatcom Center for Early Learning

Kim Reade

Washington Federal

Ray Rodriguez

BP Cherry Point Refinery

Harman Sandhu

US Bank

Meagan Southworth

WECU

Kathryn Weilage

Bellingham Public Schools

Wednesday Panel Members

Natalie Boatman - Chair

WECU

Cathy Archambault

Bellingham Public Schools

Susan Arrigoni

GeoEngineers

Kristi Birkeland

Q4Intelligence

Tawnya Bybee

US Bank

Paula Cotton

BP Cherry Point Refinery

Ginger Davis

US Bank

Philip Jones

Community Volunteer

Patricia Proctor

Whatcom County Government

Monique Ransom

Larson Gross

Justin Shoonover

Faithlife

Lindsay Schupbach

WECU

BJ van Leeuwen

Bank of the Pacific