Bellingham City Council member Stan Snapp has been elected the new president of the Opportunity Council.
The nonprofit’s board of directors voted on new officers for 2012-2013 during an April 26 meeting.
Other new officers are vice president Mamie Lackie, Whatcom County senior deputy public defender; treasurer Terry Greer, a CPA in Island County; secretary Ramona Menish, supervisor of the Early Head Start Program in Snohomish County; past president Judi Edwards, a Bellingham business owner; and officer-at-large Crystal Garvin, who also serves as chair of the Head Start Policy Council.
The board officers were elected for one-year terms.
Other board members include Angie Homola, Island County commissioner; Ken Mann, Whatcom County Council member; John Manning, director of the San Juan County Health Department; Lisa McShane, a local artist; Frank Parker, a retired teacher; and Kim Schuster, family-treatment court coordinator with Whatcom County Superior Courts.
The Opportunity Council is a community-action agency governed by a volunteer board of directors equally representing the private, public and low-income sectors of Island, San Juan and Whatcom counties.
For more information, visit www.oppco.org.