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Identity Clark County Elects Patrick Ginn to its Board of Directors

Identity Clark County Elects Patrick Ginn to its Board of Directors

The business leaders group Identity Clark County has elected Patrick Ginn to its Board of Directors.
Mr. Ginn is CEO of Ginn Group, a fully integrated residential developer based in Vancouver, Wash. The company has been recognized each of the past three years by Inc. Magazine as one of the nation’s 5,000 fastest growing, privately-owned companies. Ginn Group has successfully developed 65 communities encompassing more than 3,000 housing units, with another 14 residential development...

Identity Clark County Elects Kevin Lycklama to its Board of Directors

Identity Clark County Elects Kevin Lycklama to its Board of Directors

The business leaders group Identity Clark County has elected Kevin Lycklama of Riverview Bank to its Board of Directors.
Mr. Lycklama serves as President and Chief Executive Officer of Riverview Bancorp Inc (RVSB.OQ) and Riverview Community Bank. He joined Riverview in 2006, and held positions as Chief Operating Officer, Chief Financial Officer and Controller prior to his current position. Prior to joining Riverview, he was an audit manager for an Oregon CPA firm. He holds a Bachelor of...

Learn Here Project Honors 31 Education Staff and Volunteers

Learn Here Project Honors 31 Education Staff and Volunteers

Regional business and community leaders took a brief recess from their busy work, family and community lives to say thanks to the region’s educational system leaders and honor 31 exemplary staff and volunteers.
The honors were presented as part of the Learn Here Project, an effort to showcase our educational system and its remarkable leaders to inspire others and attract people and businesses considering relocating or expanding in the region. A 20-minute virtual presentation...

Identity Clark County Elects Steve Kenny As Chair

Identity Clark County Elects Steve Kenny As Chair

Tom Mears receives honorary chair emeritus title

The business leaders group Identity Clark County has elected Steve Kenny as chair in 2021, succeeding Tom Mears who served in the role for six years.
Mr. Kenny is the President and CEO of Columbia Credit Union, a position he has held since 2009, guiding the credit union out of the great recession to a record $2 billion in assets and largest holder of Clark County deposits, while providing banking services to more than 100,000 individual and business members. He has 33 years of experience...

Identity Clark County Appoints Two Business Leaders to Board of Directors

Identity Clark County Appoints Two Business Leaders to Board of Directors

The business leaders group Identity Clark County has appointed John Dombroski and George Martin to its Board of Directors.
Mr. Dombroski, the local Owner/Operator of the Chick-fil-A restaurant in east Vancouver, employs 75 at his current restaurant and is actively pursuing a second Vancouver location in 2020. He is active in community engagement, including partnering with school districts, nonprofits and special events. Mr. Dombroski is a veteran of the U.S. Armed Forces and a graduate of...

Identity Clark County Names Matthew Bisturis as Ed Lynch Honorary Director

Identity Clark County Names Matthew Bisturis as Ed Lynch Honorary Director

The business leaders group Identity Clark County has selected Matthew Bisturis to fill the Ed Lynch Board Seat, a one-year courtesy appointment to the group’s Board of Directors for 2020.
Mr. Bisturis is a business and real estate attorney for the Vancouver office of Schwabe, Williamson and Wyatt. He joined the firm in 2008 after finishing his education at the University of Oregon and the University of Puget Sound. In addition to membership in both the Washington and Oregon State...

Clark County Transporation Alliance Urges "No" Vote on Ballot Initiative 976

Clark County Transporation Alliance Urges "No" Vote on Ballot Initiative 976

A consortium of organizations and agencies which collaborate to support regional transportation and mobility investments urges Washington State voters to oppose Initiative 976 on the November ballot.
While gathered to review forward-looking transportation priorities, the Clark County Transportation Alliance took pause to express concern at the potential loss of dedicated funding for transportation projects statewide and in southwest Washington.
“With a growing population and...

Learn Here Project Honors 23 Education Staff and Volunteers

Learn Here Project Honors 23 Education Staff and Volunteers

Regional business and community leaders took a brief recess from their busy work, family and community lives to say thanks to the region’s educational system leaders and honor 23 exemplary staff and volunteers.
The honors were presented as part of the Learn Here Project, an effort to showcase our educational system and its remarkable leaders to inspire others and attract people and businesses considering relocating or expanding in the region.
“We are so appreciative by...

Identity Clark County Accepting Nominations for Ed Lynch Honorary Board Seat

Identity Clark County Accepting Nominations for Ed Lynch Honorary Board Seat

The business leaders group Identity Clark County is accepting nominations through October for the 2020 Ed Lynch Board Seat, a one-year courtesy appointment to ICC’s Board of Directors for an aspiring business leader.
The Seat honors the late Edward Lynch, who for many years was at the center of business and community development and was highly regarded for his character, leadership and decisive manner. Lynch chaired Identity Clark County for more than a decade.
“The Ed...

I-5 Bridge Replacement to Benefit from Expedited Regulatory Pathway

I-5 Bridge Replacement to Benefit from Expedited Regulatory Pathway

Lawmakers in Washington state took another step toward replacing the I-5 bridge today with the Senate’s overwhelming approval of a House-passed bill to expedite the application process for transportation projects of statewide significance. The bill now heads to the Governor for his signature.
The bill, ESHB 1994, cleared the Senate 41-5 after passage in the House 69-28 last month. The measure creates an expedited pathway for regulatory review of transportation projects of statewide...

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