Board of Directors
The Clover Park Technical College Foundation Board of Directors is composed of local business and community leaders who volunteer their time and donate their talents and resources to raise friends and funds for the CPTC.
The funds raised through their efforts support the college and students through student scholarships and emergency grants, acquisition of state-of-the-art equipment and technology, and faculty and staff professional development awards.
- Matt Lane, McGranahan Architects
- Vice President
- Joyce Oubre, McDonald’s Restaurant
- Shelia Winston, JPMorgan Chase & Co.
- Melissa Missall, Columbia State Bank
- Past President
- Mary Green, Retired — Clover Park School District
- Stephen Crosby, Harborstone Credit Union
- Steve Brewer, Boeing
- Ty Cordova, State Farm Insurance
- David Harkness, Harkness Furniture
- Harley Moberg, Retired — CPTC, US Army
- Kathryn Smith, Clover Park Technical College
- Lauren-Bacall Wellington
Ex Officio Directors
- Lyman Gifford, CPTC Foundation Executive Director
- Mary Moss, CPTC Trustee Liaison
- Dr. Joyce Loveday, CPTC President
- Tawny Dotson, CPTC Vice President for Strategic Development
- Larry Clark, CPTC Vice President for Finance & Administration
- CPTC Associated Student Government President
- William (Bill) Hamilton
- Sharon McGavick
Steve is a member of the Clover Park Technical College Foundation Board. He is a 24 year employee of The Boeing Company, serving as Production Superintendent at the Composite Manufacturing Center in Frederickson, WA. The CMC produces the 787 vertical fin, and 777 vertical fin and horizontal stabilizers. His past experience includes support and leadership positions in both military and commercial airplane programs, including the B-2 Stealth Bomber and A-6 rewing projects.
Steve was born and raised in Lakewood, WA. After graduating from Lakes High School, he attended Pierce College and Central Washington University, where he earned Bachelors degrees in Business and Computer Science. Steve is the proud father of 2 boys, Scott and CJ.
Steve Crosby is President of the CPTC Foundation Board and currently serves as Senior Vice President/Chief Operations Officer for Harborstone Credit Union. Among his day-to-day duties, he manages the company’s Branch and Call Center Operations, Human Resources, Training, Administrative Services, and Facilities groups. He has been employed by Harborstone since 1996 and has worked in a number of different areas of the company; including Marketing, Direct Services, Information Systems, Training, and Human Resources.
Steve and his wife, Cynthia, are the proud parents of two girls. The girls in Steve’s life (all three of them) keep him on the run… but he wouldn’t want it any other way. Steve was born in Tacoma and grew up in Fircrest. He attended Foss High School, then Washington State University, where he received Bachelor’s degrees in Communication and Psychology and a Master’s Degree in Communication. He’s a devout WSU Cougar fan and enjoys playing and watching almost all sports.
Ty Cordova, a graduate of New Mexico State University, was born in San Francisco, CA, and raised in a small ranching community in northern New Mexico. He is on the management team of the Public Affairs department for State Farm Insurance in DuPont, WA. His responsibilities include overseeing media, legislative, community and multi-cultural relations for the Pacific Northwest Zone.
Ty serves on the WA State Commission on Hispanic Affairs and is the President of the Pierce County Hispanic Chamber of Commerce. He recently served on the Lakewood Public Safety Advisory Committee, where he has lived since 2000. Ty is also a Board member of EDI (Executive Development Institute.) Ty is a graduate of CORO Civic Leadership Development Program, and is a member of NALEO (National Association of Latino Elected/Appointed Officials.) In his spare time Ty enjoys music, reading, working out, and playing with his two Labrador-mix rescue dogs.
Mary Green retired from the Clover Park School District serving as a teacher and Elementary Principal. She currently serves as chairman of the Board of Communities in Schools Lakewood and Chair of the Human Services Advisory Committee , City of Lakewood. Mary is an active member of Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Tacoma Links and the Lakewood Knights Lions. She is a past member of LASA and First Place for Children’s Boards.
Mary and her husband Joe have two daughters and a son. They have lived in Lakewood for 33 years. She received her education at North Carolina A. & T. State University, PLU, and the University of Washington. Mary was born in North Carolina, traveled all over the world as a military wife, and enjoys reading, crafts, music and sports.
Dave Harkness is 3rd generation owner/manager of Harkness Furniture, a South Tacoma landmark since 1920. Dave has been very involved with the home furnishings industry, as past president of Western Home Furnishings Association, as well as his 63 store Pacific Furniture Dealer’s buying group. Dave is very active in the community and was past president of Tacoma South Rotary and Clover Park Foundation Board. Dave serves on the board for Family Renewal Shelter and is very involved with Northwest Furniture Bank. Harkness Furniture was honored to receive the Western Home Furnishings “Retailer of the Year” award and was also recognized as “Washington State Small Business of the Year.”
Matt Lane is a Partner at McGranahan Architects in Tacoma, where his position is Principal for Human Resources. He balances his professional time between managing architectural projects and staff development. Matt’s career has focused on educational environments and high-performance building design. He currently serves on the Steering Committee for the Tacoma/Olympia Branch of the Cascadia/US Green Building Council, and is a past Executive Director of the SW WA American Institute of Architects. Matt received Bachelor’s and Master’s degrees in Architecture from the University of Washington. He enjoys spending time together with his wife Kristine & two daughters, watching Husky basketball, and playing keyboards with his band in Olympia.
Melissa Missall serves as the Vice President and Branch Manager for Columbia Bank in Lakewood. She has been with Columbia Bank since 2007 and has 10 years of banking experience. Melissa is an active member of the Lakewood Chamber of Commerce. Her past experience includes serving on the board of L’Arche Tahoma Hope and Tacoma Executives. She has also volunteered many hours to Communities in Schools of Tacoma and Outdoors for all.
Melissa and her husband Tony have three daughters and a son. She has lived in the Tacoma area for fourteen years. She graduated from White River High School in Buckley then Green River Community College where she received her Associate in Arts and continued on to The University of Puget Sound earning her Bachelor’s degree in Chemistry. She and her family enjoy anything outdoors and can often be spotted at the local parks or Point Defiance Zoo and on those especially beautiful days hiking the trails of Mt. Rainier.
Harley Moberg was born and raised in the Seattle area. He attended the University of Washington where he received a BA in Marketing and was commissioned as a 2nd Lieutenant through the Army ROTC program. While on active duty Colonel Moberg received his Master of Science in Electrical Engineering from the University of Southern California and attended the Army Command and Staff College and the Army War College. After his retirement from the Army, Colonel Moberg joined the CPTC staff as the VP for Information Technology, a position he held for 11 years. In 2007 he retired from CPTC and joined the CPTC Foundation where he is deeply involved in the annual Foundation Golf Tournament. Harley is a member of the Pierce County Board of Equalization, the Steilacoom Kiwanis Club and tutors math at Pioneer Middle school. Harley and his wife Sheila have been married for 42 years. For the last seven years they have lived in Steilacoom. They have one daughter, Jennifer, a son-in-law Dale, who is currently serving in the US Army and an 11 year old granddaughter, Katelyn.
Shelia Winston is a Business Manager for Chase Bank. Shelia has 12 years of banking experience. She currently is a Business Banker in the Pierce County Area. She has held various other positions in the banking arena such as Management, Mortgages, Loan Officer and Premier Banker. Shelia is also an active participant in many community events throughout the greater Tacoma Area. She is involved with the both the Lakewood and Puyallup Chamber of Commerce, Executive Women International, Pierce County Hunger Walk, and serves on the Pierce County Library Foundation Board. Shelia is dedicated to the cause of making a difference in both the Community and Youth.
Shelia is a proud parent who has taken a personal interest in the development of her two sons of both whom have proven to be quite successful. One majored in engineering and the other education. Shelia has lived in Washington State for the majority of her life and attended the schools in the Clover Park District. She went to Western Washington University and graduated at City University with a Bachelors of Science Degree in Business Administration with a minor in Sociology. Shelia enjoys playing music, walks, sports and spending time with puppy Sienna who is a Pekinese Lhaso mix.