Board of Directors

The LWTech Foundation Board of Directors, at Lake Washington Institute of Technology, is comprised of community and business leaders who volunteer their time to manage the activity of the LWTech Foundation in strict adherence to the Foundation's mission of actively engaging business and community to support LWTech, its students, and its role in building a strong economy.


2017 Board of Directors

  • Angela Martin-Davis, Manager of Evergreen Home Care Services, EvergreenHealth

  • Brenda Nunes, Real Estate Professional and Managing Broker, Keller Williams Eastside

  • Clara Hollin, Fianacial Planner CFP, Lincoln Fiancial Advisors

  • David Berkey, Attorney, Berkey & Kooistra

  • Dr. Dan Frost, Dentist, Frost Family Dentistry

  • Emily Bolen, Jr Account Executive, Jerome Bruhn and Associates

  • Kate Butcher, Facilitator, Kate Butcher Consulting

  • Richard Lerz, CEO, NYTEC, Inc.

  • Senator Rosemary McAuliffe, Washington State Senator, 1st District-Bothell

  • Sherry Zins-Calvert, President Forum NW

Ex Officio Directors

  • Dr. Amy Morrison Goings, President, LWTech

  • Neil Johnson, Foundation Trustee/Board Liaison, EvergreenHealth

  • Elisabeth Sorensen, Executive Director of Development and the LWTech Foundation, LWTech

  • Ellen Miller-Wolfe, Economic Development Director, City of Kirklnad

  • Bill Thomas, Vice President Administrative Services, LWTech

  • Zoe Melendez, Nursing Faculty, LWTech

The LWTech Foundation provides the college with resources needed to deliver educational success and a skilled workforce. It strives to meet the needs of students, business and industry. It also actively engages business and community support of the college, its students and its role in building a strong economy. The Foundation is the legal entity that works with the college to provide student grants and scholarships, promote health and wellness, and contribute to the high school academy at LWTech and Early Learning Center. Funds are raised through such activities as the Valentine's Day Wine Dinner, benefit breakfasts, endowment scholarships, and planned giving. It also manages the Distinguished Alumni Award, based on public nominations, to recognize LWTech alumni who have made notable achievement in her/his career, service to the community, and inspirational impact.