Greg Seethaler: President
Greg graduated from the University of Alaska, Anchorage with a degree in marketing. He has spent his career in various business fields, including hospitality, commercial real estate and healthcare. He is also a Paterson Center facilitator. Greg has coached middle school cross country running and track at both Faith Christian Academy in Colorado and at Northwest Christian Schools in Spokane. Greg is a husband and father of two.
Paula Cullen: Vice President
Paula graduated from Deaconess Hospital School of Nursing, and worked as a critical care RN at Stanford University Hospital in Palo Alto. After returning to Spokane to make a permanent home for her growing family, Paula earned a degree in English literature from Whitworth. During that time, she dedicated her life to Jesus Christ. Law school at Gonzaga followed. She then worked as a consultant to attorneys in medical cases until the Lord called her to full time ministry as the first director of the Crisis Pregnancy Center of Spokane, later known as Life Services. She served in that role for 18½ years and retired in 2009. Since then, she has served on the board of Heartbeat International, and a consultant for Care Net, affiliating organizations for pregnancy resource centers. She currently serves on the board of Path of Life, a ministry to those experiencing sexual brokenness. She enjoys reading, traveling, and spending winters in Arizona with Dick, her husband of 50 years. They have four adult children, and 13 grandchildren.
Penny Lancaster: Treasurer
Penny Lancaster is the Founder and was Director of WeBelieveWeVote from 2009 – 2017. Seven years and seven universities after graduating from Lewis and Clark High School in Spokane WA Penny had an MA in Special Education from EWSU and an elementary teaching position with Central Valley School District. She retired early at 55 to concentrate on pro-family advocacy in Spokane. Long before she focused on vetting candidates and encouraging the faith community to vote for Godly leadership, she fought to defend traditional family values against the encroachment of gambling, pornography, and public policies which encouraged harmful and unhealthy lifestyles. Together with her husband Kelly, they raised two sons and a daughter; now they are enjoying a new granddaughter, Gianna. Penny and Kelly attend Valley Bible Church in Spokane during the summer and Community Church at the golf resort where they live and golf during the winter in Yuma.
Carolyn Jacobs: Secretary
A retired teacher of the Mead School District, Carolyn is married to Roger and she has two stepchildren and one daughter. She enjoys reading, sewing, hiking, canoeing, teaching Sunday school, and volunteering at her daughter’s school.
Cary Snow: Board Member
Cary Snow has spent most of his 40+ years as a resident of Spokane WA. He graduated from Lewis and Clark High School then went on to Washington State University where he received a Bachelor of Arts in Business Administration, majoring in Entrepreneurial Studies. Cary has been a small business owner since 2003. In addition to being a Board member of We Believe We Vote, Cary owns Snow’s Auto and Pure Coffees. Cary values time with his wife and three children, as well as serving the church and his community. Cary is a devout Christian and has a huge heart for people and his nation. Faith, family and community motivate Cary to identify and promote candidates with strong biblical and constitutional values.
Dallas Low: Board Member
Dallas Low is the owner of Golden Rule Brake, a celebrated family run Spokane area auto repair business founded in 1954. He is also the president and founder of Torchbearer World Outreach, a community outreach ministry. Dallas has a beautiful wife, Tanya, and 4 great kids, Bethlehem, Jeremiah, Ember and Liberty. Tanya is a gifted singer/songwriter and collaborator with many acclaimed music industry artists. Dallas is excited to work with the leadership of We Believe We Vote. When asked about the future of the WBWV, Dallas commented, “The future is bright! This organization is poised to make a major impact on the Christian political landscape.”
Denny Schlodfelt: Board Member
Denny is a retired marriage and family therapist. He has also owned his own business, trucking and moving and storing household goods. In addition, he helped a private school foundation as their Development Director. He has experience as a life insurance salesman and personal estate planner. He has plenty of experience and a heart to see We Believe We Vote grow into a viable ministry.
Kent Clausen: Board Member
Born and raised in South Dakota, Mr. Clausen is a graduate of the University of Montana in Business Administration and Accounting. After college Kent practiced public accounting in Seattle and later worked for US West Cellular. In 1993 Mr. Clausen fulfilled his dream to develop commercial real estate by opening his first hotel in Spokane. Since then, Kent has developed, owned and operated 14 additional hotels in five western states. He is an avid outdoorsman and passionate about hunting and motorcycling. Kent is happily married to his fabulous wife Bonnie and has two boys, Randy and David.
Mike Drew: Board Member
Mike was raised in Seattle and became a Christ follower in 1970. He graduated from the University of Washington in 1975 with a BS in Mathematics and then from Northwest Bible College in 1977 with a BA in Biblical Literature. Following graduation, he was involved in church planting, managed a retail store in Colville, and found that he enjoyed the business arena. He earned an MBA from Eastern Washington University in 1987 and became a Certified Public Accountant. After spending 4 years in public accounting, he held finance management positions with Hecla Mining Company and Telect, Inc. and currently serves as Vice President of Finance for Riverview Retirement Community. Mike has served on boards of several non-profit corporations including Crisis Pregnancy Center of Spokane, Salmon River Electric Co-op and church boards. He currently serves on the board of Spokane’s Union Gospel Mission. Mike and his wife Molly have been married for 36 years. In his spare time, Mike likes to play piano, read history, day hike and take road trips.
Doug Turner: Board Member
Doug graduated from Fullerton State University with a degree in History. He worked the bulk of his 25-year career in corporate sales in the information and respiratory care industries. Doug is currently a part time teacher and volunteers with a variety of non-profit organizations. Doug is a husband and father of one son.
Larry Batterton: Stevens County WBWV Coordinator
Larry began his career as a Mechanical Engineer after graduating from Texas Tech University. Job changes took him to several states, and in 1988 the Batterton family moved to the Spokane area, where he worked for several local tech companies. Larry and Susan have been married for 46 years, and have four children and 15 grandchildren. Larry is retired, and his time is now occupied by a hobby farm, woodworking, and church and political activities.