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Page Ahead Board of Directors

Page Ahead board members are passionate about children's literacy. As a governance board, all members are responsible for setting a vision for Page Ahead and ensuring that our mission is fulfilled.  Board members scan the horizon for new opportunities and act as ambassadors for Page Ahead in the community.  Board meetings are held monthly, and members also participate in committee meetings.  The average monthly commitment is 4 – 6 hours.  An initial board term is three years, followed by voluntary year-to-year renewals up to a maximum of six years. View our Board Member Job Description for more information.

Interested in exploring a Board position at Page Ahead? Please complete the initial application to get started: Prospective Board Member Application


Emma Kazaryan (09/16)
Helsell Fetterman LLP

Vice President
Patricia Thayer (09/15)
Ernst & Young

Cathy Peterman (09/18)

Mark Fitzgerald (09/19)

Member At-Large
Molly Powell (09/18)
U.S. Equal Employment Opp. Commission

Past President
Daniel Frankel (9/17)

Megan Wells (09/18)

Kirsten Scheide (09/19)
The Boeing Company

Eric Tinnell (09/19)
Northwestern Mutual

Jessica Kennedy (09/19)
PricewaterhouseCoopers, LLC

Jim Griffin (09/20)
The Pokemon Company, Intl.

Lydia Islan (09/20)
F5, Inc.

Arden Leland (09/20)
PricewaterhouseCoopers, LLC

Briony Pentecost (09/20)
Banner Bank

Austin Marple (09/20)
UW Board Fellow

Jordan Mixsell (09/20)
UW Board Fellow

Date in parentheses indicates month and year member joined the board.