In Business: June 28, 2017

Posted 6/27/17

PTEF elects new board members

Port Townsend Education Foundation is celebrating its 10-year anniversary with four new board members: Carma Feland, Steve Feland, Missy Nielsen and Gregg …

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In Business: June 28, 2017

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PTEF elects new board members

Port Townsend Education Foundation is celebrating its 10-year anniversary with four new board members: Carma Feland, Steve Feland, Missy Nielsen and Gregg Miller.

“It’s an exciting time as we approach our 10-year anniversary with such strong talent on our board,” stated Holley Carlson, president of PTEF, which has in the last 10 years awarded nearly $400,000.

“PTEF focuses on enhancing academic excellence one grant at a time with the guidance of community members like these.

“We are thrilled to have them on board.”

Those interested in supporting public education or for consideration on the board may contact Holly Petta at pteducationfoundation.org.

Bacchus joins Windermere

Sarah Bacchus has joined the staff of Windermere Hood Canal. Bacchus was born and raised in Quilcene and has extensive knowledge of the Hood Canal area, according to a press release. Her primary goal is to deliver a positive real estate experience for every client.

Drew McKnight joins PUD

Port Hadlock resident Drew McKnight has joined Jefferson County PUD as a customer service representative.

Prior to joining the PUD, McKnight worked at First Security Bank, formerly Bank of America, in Port Hadlock.

“I treat every customer the way I would want to be treated,” said McKnight in a press release.

McKnight was born in California, spent some early childhood years in Montana, returned to and graduated from high school in California. Wanting to be closer to family including his mother, a longtime resident of Port Townsend and two sisters, three nieces and a nephew in Port Hadlock, he relocated to Jefferson County a few years ago. McKnight has an AA from the Art Institute of Pittsburg in interior design.

Dr. Jonathan Collins honored

Dr. Jonathan Collin, MD, integrative family medicine physician in Port Townsend and Kirkland, Washington is to receive an honorary degree from the National University of Natural Medicine in Portland, Oregon on July 1.

The Doctor of Letters honorary degree, Litt. D., recognizes his long-term work providing a forum and journal for physicians involved in integrative and complementary alternative medicine and naturopathic medicine.

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