Our Focus

                                                            Mission

The Spokane Parks Foundation cultivates the health, growth and continued enjoyment of our communities by inspiring giving and passion for our parks.

 

Vision

The Spokane Parks Foundation will be the premier foundation to provide resources for vibrant,

healthy, accessible recreation programs and parks throughout the region.

 

 Values 

Providing Access

Advocating & Collaborating

Raising Funds

Knowledge & Education

 

Board of Directors

Our volunteer Board of Directors oversees the Parks Foundation, supporting our mission and vision, and ensuring that the Foundation continues to strengthen parks throughout Spokane County.

 

 
Amy Lutz, President

Craig Andersen, Secretary

Marta Tosic Defenbach, Treasurer

Kevin Hennessey, Immediate Past President

 

Annie Blake-Burke

Roger Chase

Kevin Eddy

Massoud Emami

Mel Fowler

Dana Harbaugh

Ted McGregor

Barb Richey

Wade Schertenlieb

Committees

Five committees provide direction and advice on specific areas of Parks Foundation operations. Each committee includes both Board members, community volunteers, and the Executive Director.

Executive

Amy Lutz, President

Craig Andersen, Secretary

Marta Tosic Defenbach, Treasurer

Kevin Hennessey, Immediate Past President

Terri Fortner, Executive Director

 

Finance

Marta Tosic Defenbach, Chair

Kevin Eddy

Kevin Hennessey

Barry Menne

Wade Schertenleib

Grant Allocations

Marilyn Thordarson

Dennis Eaker

Danika Hatcher

Kevin Eddy

Fran Papenleur

Consuelo Larrabee

Make A Splash In A Kid's Life/Drowning Prevention Coalition

Kevin Eddy, Chair

Sarah Jane Amick

Kelly Ashe

Rachel Hansen

Tina Gregerson

Amy Lutz

Josh Oakes

Marketing

Annie Blake-Burke, Chair

Jen Childress

Massoud Emami

Amy Lutz

 

Staff​

Terri Fortner

Executive Director

Terri@spokaneparksfoundation.org

Yvonne Trudeau

Development Associate/Campaign for Riverfront Spokane

Yvonne@spokaneparksfoundation.org

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