Wade R. Barringer, PhD

Wade joined our Board of Directors in 2019. He is an Executive Director of Learning Improvement, in the School Operations and Academic Support Department, at the Kent School District. Prior to that position, he was at Kent Meridian High School as the Principal 2007-2018 and Assistant Principal 2004-2007..

Karen DeBruler

Joining the Board of Directors in 2016, Karen has served as a Kent School District Board Director since 2010. She is the proud CIS mentor of several KSD students.

Mike Heinisch

A charter member of the Communities In Schools of Kent Board of Directors, Mike Heinisch is the Executive Director of Kent Youth and Family Services and currently serving as the Board of Directors Treasurer.

John Sothern

Joining our Board of Directors in 2018, John brings expertise in business, non-profit, education and community skills. He is retired from the banking industry.

Tray Svendson

Joining our Board in 2019, we welcome Tray's expertise in our local community, in business, in non-profits and through his participation in the local Kent Rotary Club.

Tom Wood

Joining the Board of Directors in 2004, Tom retired from Windermere in 2014. He has previously served as the President from 2009 to 2013 and has been an active mentor for many years.