Bainbridge Island Arts & Humanities Council announces new board members

Three new members have joined the board of directors for the Bainbridge Island Arts & Humanities Council.

The new board members are Kate Anderson, Chad Haight and Joe Levan.

Anderson, who serves as Director of Family Office Services at Harris myCFO, Inc. in Seattle, is a Bainbridge Island native, and a certified public accountant with degrees in theater arts and finance/accounting. Her professional background includes expertise in taxation, estate planning and forensic accounting. Her interests include running, traveling, gardening and fly fishing.

Before becoming an independent publishing and marketing consultant, Haight served as Vice President of Publishing for Hartley & Marks Publishers.

His long career in publishing also includes 21 years as president and publisher at Sasquatch Books; 16 years at Seattle Weekly; and three years as board president of the Northwest Bookfest. He is a photographer and a fourth generation Bainbridge Islander.

Levan is a legal consultant for Municipal Research and Services Center of Washington, a Seattle nonprofit that  provides legal, policy and research assistance to cities, counties and other local governments throughout the state.

He was born and raised in the Pacific Northwest and has called Bainbridge home for more than 16 years. Levan also served as an in-house attorney for Sound Transit and, early in his career, as a legislative aide for three different members of the U.S. Congress.

The trio join board officers Juliet LeDorze, President; Mike Lewars, Immediate Past President; Andrea Mann, VP of Development; Sandy Rich, VP of Governance, Ted Cozine, Treasurer; and Claire Younker Moe, Secretary.

Other board and staff members include Susan Arens, Patricia Bell, Christine Davis, Fritz Levy, Doug Nathan, Kate Ruffing, Amy Weber, Tina Yentzer and Executive Director Barbara Sacerdote.

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