Brian Estes, Board President Brian Estes’ work with Catholic Charities Spokane focuses on leading collective impact efforts and guiding innovation in our regional food system. Serving in leadership roles on the boards of several regional and state-wide entities through his work, Brian brings to Terrain organizational development expertise and a keen sense for guiding program impact and resources within the growth stages of a non-profit entity. Brian joined the Terrain board in 2013 and has served as board president since January 2015.

Brian Estes, Board President

Brian Estes’ work with Catholic Charities Spokane focuses on leading collective impact efforts and guiding innovation in our regional food system. Serving in leadership roles on the boards of several regional and state-wide entities through his work, Brian brings to Terrain organizational development expertise and a keen sense for guiding program impact and resources within the growth stages of a non-profit entity. Brian joined the Terrain board in 2013 and has served as board president since January 2015.

Crystal Hooker, Secretary Crystal is the owner of Ampersand, an independent architectural product representative and consulting firm. She has over 10 years of experience in planning, project management, and design. She consults with designers and building owners to create high functioning and engaging solutions to their design challenges. Crystal joined the Terrain Board of Directors in 2015.

Crystal Hooker, Secretary

Crystal is the owner of Ampersand, an independent architectural product representative and consulting firm. She has over 10 years of experience in planning, project management, and design. She consults with designers and building owners to create high functioning and engaging solutions to their design challenges. Crystal joined the Terrain Board of Directors in 2015.

Diego Sanchez, Board Member Diego Sanchez is a student at Eastern Washington University. He began volunteering for Terrain in 2010, which eventually grew into a leadership position as organizer of Bazaar. He joined Terrain’s board in 2014, and he is a member of the Program Committee and Development Committee.

Diego Sanchez, Board Member

Diego Sanchez is a student at Eastern Washington University. He began volunteering for Terrain in 2010, which eventually grew into a leadership position as organizer of Bazaar. He joined Terrain’s board in 2014, and he is a member of the Program Committee and Development Committee.

Ryan Oelrich, Board Member Ryan has over 20 years of experience working with nonprofits.  He is currently the Executive Director of Priority Spokane, which serves as a catalyst and convener in Spokane County for data-driven and focused improvements in economic vitality, education, the environment, health, and community safety.  He formerly founded three nonprofits and previously served as the executive director of an international foundation which supported education.  Ryan joined Terrain's board in December 2014 and serves on the Finance Committee.

Ryan Oelrich, Board Member

Ryan has over 20 years of experience working with nonprofits.  He is currently the Executive Director of Priority Spokane, which serves as a catalyst and convener in Spokane County for data-driven and focused improvements in economic vitality, education, the environment, health, and community safety.  He formerly founded three nonprofits and previously served as the executive director of an international foundation which supported education.  Ryan joined Terrain's board in December 2014 and serves on the Finance Committee.

Ginger Ewing, Vice President and Co-Founder Ginger has spent the better part of a decade as an arts educator, advocate and organizer in Spokane. She is the founder of Window Dressing, a storefront gallery program that fills vacant buildings and disused spaces with art installations and creative business, and is a Co-founder of Terrain. Prior to this, Ginger was a museum educator at the Northwest Museum of Arts & Culture. Ginger sits on the Washington State Arts Commission, The Spokane Arts Commission, is an ambassador for Artist Trust.

Ginger Ewing, Vice President and Co-Founder

Ginger has spent the better part of a decade as an arts educator, advocate and organizer in Spokane. She is the founder of Window Dressing, a storefront gallery program that fills vacant buildings and disused spaces with art installations and creative business, and is a Co-founder of Terrain. Prior to this, Ginger was a museum educator at the Northwest Museum of Arts & Culture. Ginger sits on the Washington State Arts Commission, The Spokane Arts Commission, is an ambassador for Artist Trust.

Luke Baumgarten, Co-Founder, Board Member Luke Baumgarten is a partner at Treatment Creative, a firm that creates experiences to enrich both our digital and physical lives, and is a co-founder of Terrain. His career spans the media arts, having worked for 10 years as a journalist focused on arts, culture and social justice, and 5 years in marketing and advertising focused on telling authentic stories for clients who seek to leave our world changed for the better. He is one of Terrain's core organizers, serving on the Program Committee and the Development Committee. In addition to his work with Terrain, Luke is a board member of the Spokane Symphony and is a charter member of the Gonzaga University College of Arts & Sciences Dean’s Advisory Council.

Luke Baumgarten, Co-Founder, Board Member

Luke Baumgarten is a partner at Treatment Creative, a firm that creates experiences to enrich both our digital and physical lives, and is a co-founder of Terrain. His career spans the media arts, having worked for 10 years as a journalist focused on arts, culture and social justice, and 5 years in marketing and advertising focused on telling authentic stories for clients who seek to leave our world changed for the better. He is one of Terrain's core organizers, serving on the Program Committee and the Development Committee. In addition to his work with Terrain, Luke is a board member of the Spokane Symphony and is a charter member of the Gonzaga University College of Arts & Sciences Dean’s Advisory Council.

Ben Stuckart, Board Member Ben is Spokane’s City Council President. He joined Terrain’s board when it was organized in 2013 because of his belief that strong communities invest in the arts. Throughout his career, he spent 12 years in the for-profit world, 4 years running a non-profit and 4 years in government. He has sat on boards and commissions for 13 different organizations and understands the importance of governance both as a recipient of funds running a nonprofit and as a funder with the City.

Ben Stuckart, Board Member

Ben is Spokane’s City Council President. He joined Terrain’s board when it was organized in 2013 because of his belief that strong communities invest in the arts. Throughout his career, he spent 12 years in the for-profit world, 4 years running a non-profit and 4 years in government. He has sat on boards and commissions for 13 different organizations and understands the importance of governance both as a recipient of funds running a nonprofit and as a funder with the City.

Mary Starkey, Board Member Mary is the executive vice president and chief operating officer of Global Credit Union. She joined Terrain’s board when it was founded in 2013 and serves on the Finance Committee. In 2015, she was also appointed by Mayor Condon to serve on the board of Spokane Public Library. She is an active member of Spokane’s arts community, serving in onstage productions and offstage directing at Interplayers and Spokane Civic Theater and is a past board member of the former.

Mary Starkey, Board Member

Mary is the executive vice president and chief operating officer of Global Credit Union. She joined Terrain’s board when it was founded in 2013 and serves on the Finance Committee. In 2015, she was also appointed by Mayor Condon to serve on the board of Spokane Public Library. She is an active member of Spokane’s arts community, serving in onstage productions and offstage directing at Interplayers and Spokane Civic Theater and is a past board member of the former.

Jake Hensley, Treasurer Jake Hensley has spent the past six years in municipal government, and is currently an accountant for Business & Developer Services at the City of Spokane, a division which includes Engineering Services and Streets Operations Departments. Jake joined Terrain’s board of directors as treasurer in September 2015 and chairs the Finance Committee.

Jake Hensley, Treasurer

Jake Hensley has spent the past six years in municipal government, and is currently an accountant for Business & Developer Services at the City of Spokane, a division which includes Engineering Services and Streets Operations Departments. Jake joined Terrain’s board of directors as treasurer in September 2015 and chairs the Finance Committee.

Patrick Kendrick, Co-Founder, Board Member Patrick Kendrick owns Platform Booking, a company that produces art and music festivals. He is the executive director and lead talent buyer for The Inlander's Volume Music Festival, Eastern Washington's largest music festival with over 100 live acts in 12 venues over 2 days. Patrick is a co-founder of Terrain and is also a licensed WA state Realtor. In addition to Terrain, he also sits on the board for Habitat for Humanity of Spokane.  

Patrick Kendrick, Co-Founder, Board Member

Patrick Kendrick owns Platform Booking, a company that produces art and music festivals. He is the executive director and lead talent buyer for The Inlander's Volume Music Festival, Eastern Washington's largest music festival with over 100 live acts in 12 venues over 2 days. Patrick is a co-founder of Terrain and is also a licensed WA state Realtor. In addition to Terrain, he also sits on the board for Habitat for Humanity of Spokane.

 

Katie Howard, Board Member Katie is the owner of KH Consulting, a consulting firm that strengthens organizations and individuals working toward the greater good. She has 15 years of nonprofit fund development experience and has raised more than $100 million throughout her career. She joined Terrain’s board when it was formed in June 2013. In addition to chairing the Development Committee, she serves on Terrain’s Finance Committee.

Katie Howard, Board Member

Katie is the owner of KH Consulting, a consulting firm that strengthens organizations and individuals working toward the greater good. She has 15 years of nonprofit fund development experience and has raised more than $100 million throughout her career. She joined Terrain’s board when it was formed in June 2013. In addition to chairing the Development Committee, she serves on Terrain’s Finance Committee.

Brandon Rapez-Betty, Board Member Brandon is Director of Communications with Spokane Transit Authority. In this role he conducts public and media relations, community outreach, marking, advertising, and other promotional services for all programs and service of Spokane Transit. He worked for seven years at the Downtown Spokane Partnership, a nonprofit organization focused on revitalizing downtown. He has extensive grants management and project management experience and serves as Terrain’s volunteer coordinator. He joined Terrain’s board in late 2014.

Brandon Rapez-Betty, Board Member

Brandon is Director of Communications with Spokane Transit Authority. In this role he conducts public and media relations, community outreach, marking, advertising, and other promotional services for all programs and service of Spokane Transit. He worked for seven years at the Downtown Spokane Partnership, a nonprofit organization focused on revitalizing downtown. He has extensive grants management and project management experience and serves as Terrain’s volunteer coordinator. He joined Terrain’s board in late 2014.


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