2017 CURRENT BOARD MEMBERS

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Linda Cheever

Board Chair
Linda currently serves as President of Cheever Emerging Market Consulting, LLC after 25 years with Fluke and Danaher Corporations. She has been a member of the Seattle #4 Rotary Club for 9 years and on the RMP Board for the past 4 years. Besides working to end malaria, Linda enjoys reading, tennis and racket ball, and learning to play bluegrass banjo.

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Steve Crane

Secretary
Steve currently serves as President of Crane International, and has 40 years experience working in international business and development. Steve consults with corporations and nonprofit organizations on international business development and partnerships. A member of the Rotary Club of Seattle, Steve works with constituent Rotary leaders across the US on polio funding advocacy with their Senators and Representatives.

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Corinne Cavanaugh

Board Member
Corinne is President of Donor Swell, and is a digital marketing leader adept at helping nonprofits attract online donors. She is passionate about global health advocacy, a member of Rotary Club of Seattle (#4), the founding chair of the Rotary 5030 District Social Media Committee and an educational contributor to Rotary Zones 25/26 public image initiatives. Her goal? Use technology to make the world a better place. Twitter: @Social_Freedom_

Catherine Willis Cleveland

Board Member
A graduate of Northwestern University’s Honors Program in Writing, Catherine has had a lifelong passion for connecting people through story. Married to a classical concert musician, and having traveled to over 50 countries, Catherine also thrives on cross-cultural connections. In her current position as Director of Development & Outreach for Hedgebrook, a 48-acre women’s writing retreat located on Whidbey Island, Catherine leads the Seattle-based office located in Pioneer Square. Hedgebrook writers are 80% women of color, and come to Hedgebrook from 38 different countries, to “author change” through a variety of genres, including film, plays, and novels.

Kaitlin Maguire

Board Member
Kaitlin is a student at the University of Washington studying Medical Anthropology and Global Health. She is passionate about global health and is interested in health advocacy and communicable disease prevention. This will be Kaitlin’s 8th year in Rotary and she serves as the President of the University of Washington Rotaract club.

Roberta Nestaas

Board Member
Roberta is the retired CEO of Lutheran Community Services Northwest, and a member of the Rotary Club of Seattle. She joined the RMP Board of Directors after a service trip to Tanzania in the fall of 2014 where she visited Rotary-funded projects.

Jim Moore

Vice Chair
Jim Moore is responsible for RMP strategy and coordinating with Zambian Rotarians. He served as the 2014-2015 Rotary 5030 International Service Chair. He is passionate about water/sanitation/hygiene and adult education. In his free time, he enjoys backpacking.

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Larry Granat

Board Member
Larry retired from the hospitality industry in 2003, after selling the business his wife started that they ran together for 24 years. A happy Rotarian since 1988, Larry has served on or chaired many of the service committees we know today, including being the Vice President of Programs and the President of the Seattle Rotary Service Foundation. Besides traveling to Zambia and Uganda twice on trips to get rid of small pockets of malaria, he has been a part of RMP since its inception.

Bill Feldt

Board Member
As the District 5030 International Service Chair, Bill attended a PATH/Seattle #4 Rotary open house on malaria. This was about one year after Seattle #4’s inaugural trip to Zambia to meet with the Zambian government as well as Rotary Clubs and NGOs. The panel discussion on malaria and what Seattle #4 and Zambian Rotary Clubs (with support from PATH) could accomplish, inspired him to get more involved in malaria work. Bill is also a member of the Federal Way Rotary Club.

Robin Du Brin

Board Member
Robin Du Brin is the founder, Chief Executive Officer, and President of Columbia DuBrin Realty Advisors. She is experienced in the areas of seniors’ housing, operations, real estate, investment advising, finance, development, business and real estate law, and debt restructuring. She has published several articles on the seniors’ housing industry including a chapter for John Hopkins: Research Issues in Real Estate Volume 4 Senior’s Housing. Robin is an Emerald City Rotary Club Board Member, and is President Elect as of July 2018. She is President of Computers for the World, (“c4w”), a 501(c)(3) nonprofit, delivering over 5,000 computers and establishing computer labs in over 200 locations worldwide. She is co-responsible for raising over $300,000 for projects and Rotary grants for girls’ schools in Afghanistan.

Sarah Weaver

Board Member
Sarah joined the RMP Board after visiting Soroti and the Katakwi District in Uganda in 2017. She has been an active member of Seattle #4 Rotary since 2011. When not practicing law in Seattle, she enjoys traveling, spending time with Rotarians, reading, quilting, and corresponding with her new Ugandan friends.

Dorothy Echodu

Board Member
Dorothy is currently the CEO at Pilgrim Africa. She travels frequently to Uganda and spends almost 3 months per year in Africa. Eradicating malaria is her specific passion, a place where she feels privileged to exercise both a love for Africa and for the complex human and science-centered challenge of delivering effective public health.

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Jeff Pritchard

Treasurer
Jeff currently serves as Director of Development with Bloodworks Northwest after spending 25 years in the financial services and banking industry. Jeff first joined Seattle #4 Rotary in 1980. A seasoned mountaineer, Jeff has climbed in South America, India, and Africa – all areas severely impacted by malaria.

Charley Dickey

Board Member
Charley is a retired financial executive with a background in banking, treasury, and investment management. He taught introductory finance at the college and graduate levels. Currently, he is civically engaged through participation in select nonprofit boards including the Washington Wildlife and Recreation Coalition, the Student Conservation Association, and the Rotary Club of Seattle, in addition to Rotarian Malaria Partners.

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John Adams

Board Member

John S. Adams is a Seattle native and 9-year member of Seattle Rotary Club #4. He has been passionately involved with Rotarian Malaria Partners since the 2010 Zambia Rotary trip. He serves on the Board of Directors, and led the Rotary project in Tanzania for the first two years.  John is married to Andrea, raised 3 children and has 1 Bernese Mountain Dog, Greta. At work John is a Certified Financial Planner and Portfolio Manager at UBS, but in their neighborhood he is known as “Kenzie’s gran​d​dad” and “Greta​’s​ owner”.

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Nancy Osborne

Board Member
Nancy has spent her 30 year career consulting with healthcare agencies and organizations. As the Centennial President of Seattle #4 Rotary, Nancy launched the Second Century Project to eradicate malaria worldwide. The project led to the formation of RMP which has joined over 50 international Rotary Clubs, hundreds of Rotarians using leveraged funds and volunteer effort to save countless lives from the devastation of malaria.

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Ezra Teshome

Board Member
Ezra is the owner of a State Farm Insurance Agency in Seattle, WA. He has served as the 2013-2014 Rotary 5030 District Governor, as well as in various other positions. Ezra has been coordinating polio vaccination campaigns to Africa for the past 9 years and has worked hard on the quest to end polio worldwide.

David Siebert

Board Member
David has been a member of the Seattle Rotary Club #4 for the past 23 years, and has been a member of the Rotarian Malaria Partners Board of Directors for the past 2 years.

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