MBT board of directors adds new members

The Bellingham Business Journal

Brad Cornwell, Ann Kaiser, John Pedlow, Susan Walker, and Bill Wright have joined the Mount Baker Theatre board of directors, for three-year terms of office.

In addition, Daniel Guyette has joined as an ex-officio board member representing Western Washington University and Bonnie Harrington joined as an ex-officio board member representing the MBT STARS volunteer organization, for one-year terms of office.

Additionally, Seth Fleetwood was appointed for an additional one-year term of office as an ex-officio board member representing the Bellingham City Council.

Cornwell, a principal at RMC Architects, also serves on the YMCA board, is a Rotarian with the Bellingham Bay Club, and is active at C.T.S. Lutheran Church.

Kaiser has been an active in the arts community all of her life, worked at MBT between 1999 and 2003, and currently serves on the advisory board for Western’s College of Fine and Performing Arts.

Pedlow spent eight years as CEO of a broadcasting technology company and has served on the board of The Arc of Whatcom County and as an advisor to KMRE-FM.

Walker has served on MBT’s finance committee for the past year, is on the advisory board for the Idaho Shakespeare Festival in Boise and on the Idaho State University College of Business Advisory board.

Wright, who has worked in the performing arts for more than 30 years, is vice president and general manager of KVOS-TV and serves on the board of the United Way of Whatcom County.

Guyette, dean of the college of fine and performing arts at Western, has worked on more than 200 theatrical productions around the country.

Harrington, who has been volunteering with Mount Baker Theatre since 2003, was elected president of the MBT STARS volunteers organization in 2010.

Fleetwood, who was elected to the City Council at-large position in 2009, has served on the Bellingham Greenways Committee, the Clean Water Alliance, and the Bellingham City Club board and is the current president of the Chuckanut Conservancy.

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