BOARD

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BOARD OF DIRECTORS

Laura Brent

President

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Laura is a founding Board Member of HopeWorks and a former Housing Hope Board Member. She is a long-time supporter of transitional housing and advocate of social enterprises. Laura is owner of Brent Planning Solutions, a land use and environmental planning firm. Having graduated from the University of Washington in Urban Planning, she has a strong passion for maintaining our high quality of life in the Puget Sound region. Laura serves as co-chair for the Generations of Hope capital campaign.

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John Chambers

Vice President/Treasurer

John has served as a member of the Housing Hope East Branch Board and as its President. He also served two years on the Housing Hope Board of Directors. John was employed as an Executive in the Weyerhaeuser Company for 33 years.

Paul Vexler

Secretary

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Paul was the founder (1982) of Quantum Windows and Doors, located in Everett. He is currently a wood sculptor. Paul is a Housing Hope Board Member Emeritus and founding Board Member for HopeWorks.

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Kerri Lonergan-Dreke

Board Member

Kerri is the co-owner of Lombardi's Italian Restaurants. Community involvement has been a staple of Kerri’s business career since volunteering for Big Brothers/Big Sisters after college. Kerri has served on Chamber of Commerce boards & was a member of the Lynnwood City Council from 2010- 2013. In addition to her work on the Hope Works board, Kerri is also a board member of the Northshore School District Foundation, the Snohomish County Tourism Bureau & Providence Hospice and Home Care of Snohomish County.

Mark Henning

Board Member

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Mark is the founder and owner of Signature Landscape, a successful company operating in King and Snohomish Counties. His family was instrumental in the early development of Stanwood and actively supported Housing Hope’s latest venture in Stanwood called the Lincoln Hill Village.

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Louise Stanton-Masten

Board Member

Louise Stanton-Masten is President of Stanton-Masten Consulting. Her practice provides consulting services in organization management, strategic planning, public policy, and government/community relations. She is the former Executive Director of the Washington Tourism Alliance and has served as President/CEO of the Everett Area Chamber of Commerce and Business Development Director of Economic Alliance Snohomish County. She has been a Snohomish County resident since 1983. She has been active on the boards of the Institute of Flight, Mukilteo Community Orchestra, the Future of Flight Foundation, Boy Scouts of America, Everett Rotary and the City of Lynnwood Planning Commission.

Glen Bachman

Board Member

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Glen Bachman draws on more than thirty years of retail and asset management experience. He is currently the General Manager of the Everett Mall, and Vice President of Washington Real Estate Operations for Steadfast Properties. He is active in the community as Commission President for the Port of Everett, and is active with the Institute of Real Estate Management, International Council of Shopping Centers, Washington Retail Association, Puget Sound Regional Council, and Washington Coalition on International Trade.

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