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Board of Directors

Our board represents a cross-section of our community and has a passion for our organization and those we serve. The members work hard to ensure long-term sustainability of the organization and oversee that the funds raised directly affect those in need.

  • Rebecca Carroll, President

    Attorney at Law/GAL

  • Janice Martin, Secretary/Treasurer
    Janice Martin, Secretary/Treasurer

    BS, Zoology Connecticut College
    MS, Psychology Western Washington University
    "I am dedicated to bringing care, compassion and analytical skills to students, children and families facing challenges. During my career I served as Treatment then Executive Director of Skagit Youth Services which became Youthnet. Enjoying outdoor physical activities, creative art and gardening, now, in retirement."

  • May Haley
    May Haley

    Retired Faculty, Skagit Valley College
    May retired after 33 years of teaching math and GED courses to students. She has a passion for helping people who struggle by assisting them on a path to success. She enjoys volunteering for citizen scientist projects on the Salish Sea. She reports that it has been her pleasure to serve on the Youthnet Board of Directors since 2017.

  • Eileen Butler

    Furlong Butler, Attorney

  • Sharon Schell
    Sharon Schell

    Co-Owner, Schell Design Group
    Sharon joined the board in 2001 and is passionate about supporting at-risk youth and their families. A lifelong resident and business owner in Skagit County, she is a semi-retired partner in Schell Design Group. She enjoys exploring the beautiful Northwest, travel adventuring, growing dahlias, reading and spending time with her family and friends. It takes just one caring person to make a difference in the life of child. I feel privileged to serve on the board of directors and support Youthnet's powerful safety net for at-risk youth and their families.

  • Joanne Jones
    Joanne Jones

    Joanne is a retired Anacortes High School Teacher. She is a very active volunteer in schools and community and has been a committed contributing Youthnet Board Member for an unprecedented 42 years!! In 2009, Joanne was the recipient of the Youthnet Legacy of Caring Award.

  • Iris Carias
    Iris Carias

    Mount Vernon City Councilmember
    MVSD Migrant Program Educator
    BA Humanities and Education

  • Anushwa Hewawasam
    Anushwa Hewawasam

    Washington State Department of Health - Health Services Consultant
    With a Bachelor of Science in Psychology and a Masters in Human Resources Management, Anusha Hewawasam has international experience as a family counselor in Sri Lanka and she also served in a national Job Corp pilot program serving low income and at risk youth, thereby transforming their lives. Anusha is passionate about serving marginalized youth in a caring and compassionate way, and she looks forward to continuing her community service work as a member of Youthnet's board.

  • Banner Bank
    Banner Bank
  • Larson Gross
    Larson Gross

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