Stephen retired in 2016 from a career as a civil legal aid lawyer, representing low-income persons to preserve rights to housing, necessary physical and mental health care, reasonable accommodations for disabilities, and other safety-net protections to meet basic needs. Because his clients would often have a continuing relationship with the other party, he always sought durable resolutions that both parties could respectfully agree on together. He greatly appreciates that this same positive approach underlies WDRC’s various services. In retirement, Stephen serve on public bodies working to reduce incarceration and to develop innovative ways to improve the health status of both individuals and communities. To him, WDRC provides similar systemic, constructive opportunities for change in Whatcom County and he is honored to join the board and promote those efforts.
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A longtime WDRC supporter (and former staff member, too!) Renae brought incredible enthusiasm, energy and ideas to our Board. We will miss her greatly as she changes her role with us in order to spend more time with her kiddos and her growing real estate business. Thank you, Renae!
Read up on the latest news at WDRC with our quarterly newsletter. Within you will discover:
- Information on our upcoming 25th anniversary celebration, Bridging Divides
- Upcoming training opportunities
- Exciting news from the WDRC Youth Program
- Board transitions and a new mediator Practicum cohort
Within the past quarter several amazing Board Members' terms came to an end. Each of these individuals have left a positive impact and legacy within our organization. We are deeply grateful for their service and passion about our mission.Read More