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/Court Commisioner
Rebecca is a solo practitioner serving clients in the areas of Elder Law and Adoptions in Whatcom, Island and Skagit Counties and a part-time Court Commissioner for Skagit County Superior Court. Rebecca previously represented clients in juvenile court cases (dependency, criminal, ARY/CHINS, GAL), civil commitments and civil/ criminal contempt. She has served as the CLE Chairperson for the Skagit County Bar Association, Skagit Superior Court GAL representative, volunteers with FSH MD and local food banks, served over ten years in volunteer leadership positions with PTSA in Anacortes and is a member of Leadership Skagit class of 2016. Rebecca received her BA in Economics from University of Washington and her JD from Seattle University.
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.
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.
Mount Vernon City Councilmember
MVSD Migrant Program Educator
BA Humanities and Education
Skagit County Treasurer
Noel is a major purchase consultant, a real estate investor, apartment owner, a University of Washington classified staff for the School of Environmental and Forest Sciences, and a distinguished Toastmaster. Noel's experience with nonprofits includes volunteering as a storyteller, President, board chairman and more. Currently I am working to create a house model where aging-out young adults could get the educational skill set and experiential opportunities to live productive lives and be outstanding citizens.
Health Care Technology Business Executive
Ward Sparacio has worked in numerous executive roles within the medical imaging and technology industry for the past 30 years. He has served as a member of corporate and not-for-profit boards. As a former foster parent, licensed through Youthnet, Ward is committed to serving the children and families in our community that need a helping hand. He lives on Whidbey Island with his wife, two adopted boys and a farm full of critters.
Engineering Tech, Janicki / Full-time student, SVC
Macias is a full-time student in pursuit of a degree in mechanical engineering all while putting his
knowledge to the test working at Janicki. Macias strongly believe in family and being a productive
member of his community. He currently serves on 3 boards and is always willing to help anyone
who needs a hand or some advice.