Peggy Paullin, M.A. Executive Director
Nancy McLaughlin President
Paula Cullen Vice President
Kent Clausen Treasurer
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
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.
John Johnson Board Member
John was born and raised in Spokane. He has been married almost 50 years to his high school sweetheart and they have four children and four grandchildren. John obtained his Bachelor of Marketing Management from Eastern Washington University in 1973. Following a fifteen-year stint of upper management for a local firm, John has had his own practice in the insurance field for about 27 years starting in 1990. He has been an independent broker the entire time and has obviously seen changes in our industry.
John has been involved in a number of community activities including board member and Chairman of the Board of Northland Credit Union for a number of years. He is the current President of the Spokane Association of Health Underwriters. John also serves as Chairman of Team St. Luke’s Annual Golf Tournament. He and his wife have been involved with World Relief supporting legal immigrants from Serbia, Croatia, and Iran. John received his Bachelor’s degree in Marketing Management from EWU in 1973 and obtained his Master’s Degree in Biblical Studies of Christian Leadership in 2016.
Penny Lancaster Board Member
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.