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Fincher elected chairman of San Juan Island Prevention Coalition

Brad Fincher was elected chairman of the San Juan Island Prevention Coalition Dec. 19.

Fincher is probation officer at the San Juan County Courthouse. He is also a member of the San Juan County Fair Board.

Others were elected to the Prevention Coalition’s Executive Board, terms ending Dec. 11, 2009.
— Vice chairman: Court Bell, vice chairman, Child Protection Team.

— Recording secretary: Joyce Sobel, Family Resource Center.

— Corresponding secretary: Florence Harrison, Family Umbrella Group.

— Treasurer: Curt VanHyning, Mullis Community Senior Center.

— Members at large: John Manning, director, San Juan County Health and Community Services; and Rita Weisbrod, Skagit Valley College San Juan Center.

Elected to the Board of Trustees, terms ending Dec. 31, 2011:
— Florence Harrison, Family Umbrella Group.

— John Manning, director, San Juan County Health and Community Services.

— Curt VanHyning, Mullis Community Senior Center.

— Rita Weisbrod, Skagit Valley College San Juan Center.

Elected associate trustees, terms ending Dec. 31, 2009:
— Kristy Ayers, parent, Friday Harbor Elementary School.

— Michael Baird, chemical dependency counselor.

— Joe Bettridge, pastor, Friday Harbor Presbyterian Church.

— Dr. Rachael Bishop, physician, Inter Island Medical Center.

— Carrie Burke, Inter Island Medical Center.

— Burke Critchfield, retired attorney.

— Lisa Guard, business/civic.

— Steve Gresham, prevention coordinator, San Juan County.

— Wiloma Harrell, Alanon.

— Liz Illg, member, San Juan Island Chamber of Commerce.

— Tom Kearney, San Juan County Juvenile Court Services.

— Gail Leschine-Seitz, Readiness to Learn.

— Gary Pflueger, principal, Friday Harbor Elementary School.

— Diana Porter, home educator, Christ the King Church.

— Boyd Pratt, board member, San Juan Island School District.

— Martha Sharon, public health nurse, San Juan County Health and Community Services.

— Jill Urbach, columnist, The Journal of the San Juan Islands.

— Jeff Van Dyke, business/civic.

— Richard Walker, editor, The Journal of the San Juan Islands.

Trustees whose terms have not expired, and the year their terms expire:
— Court Bell, Child Protection Team, 2010.

— Bill Cumming, sheriff, San Juan County, 2010.

— Brad Fincher, San Juan County District Court, 2010.

— Kathy Hagn, parent, Spring Street International School, 2009.

— Alice Hibberd, 4-H, 2010.

— Sally Kerr, recreation director, Island Rec, 2010.

— Pablo Lopez, student, Helping Out Teens Society, June 2009.

— Joyce Sobel, Family Resource Center, 2009.

— Ann Spratt, principal, Friday Harbor Middle School, 2009.

— Fred Woods, principal, Friday Harbor High School, 2009.

— PTSA parent vacancy, 2009.

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