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 funds for the CPTC Foundation.
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.
- Joe Lydic, ProAmpac
- Vice President
- Caroline Henry, WSECU
- Mary Green, Retired — Clover Park School District
- Past President
- Lori Banaszak, Retired – CPTC
- Kathryn Smith, Clover Park Technical College
- Dave Harkness, Harkness Furniture
- Steve Brewer, Boeing
- Harley Moberg, Retired — CPTC, US Army
- Shelia Winston, JPMorgan Chase & Co.
- Danielle Perkins, Pioneer Human Services
- Alden Bishop, MultiCare
- Lucas Holm, Horizon Air
- Janet Holm, CPTC Foundation Executive Director
- Eli Taylor, CPTC Trustee Liaison
- Dr. Joyce Loveday, CPTC President
- Sam Dana, CPTC Associate Vice President for Institutional Effectiveness
- Lisa Beach, CPTC Interim Vice President for Finance & Administration
- CPTC Associated Student Government President
- William (Bill) Hamilton
- Sharon McGavick
Lori Banaszak was born in California and lived on the West Coast most of her life, with the exception of very short stints in Maine, Texas, and Tennessee. Although she has worked in the K-12 system and the university system, she has spent the majority of her career (22 years) within the two-year technical college system in Washington State, with thirteen years at Bates Technical College and nine years at Clover Park Technical College. At CPTC she served as a Dean supporting Allied Health, the Dean for New Program Development, and as the Vice President of Instruction. After retiring in 2013. she has been working as an education consultant helping other colleges and universities. Lori also serves as an Advisory Board Member for R.I.S.E. to Empower, a non-profit focused on helping women and girls make positive choices.
Lori and her husband have two children and four grandchildren. She has lived in Pierce County for over 30 years and loves to travel and spend time with friends and family. Lori began her personal educational journey at Oregon State University but left school to work and get married. Mirroring many of the students in the two-year system, she returned to college as an adult with young children, graduating from the University of Washington Tacoma, with a BA in Liberal Studies and a Masters in Interdisciplinary Arts and Sciences. Lori believes in the transformative power of education and is committed to reducing systemic barriers to equitable access. She also believes that life is enhanced by diversity and public education should seek to incorporate the richness found in that diversity whether it be by age, race, gender, ethnicity, economic status, or sexual identification.
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.
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 Bachelor’s Degrees in Business and Computer Science. Steve is the proud father of 2 boys, Scott and CJ.
Aaron joined the Clover Park Technical College Board in spring 2019. A Tacoma native, he graduated from Tacoma Community College and University of Washington, where he was a Dean’s List honoree and member of the honor society. He worked as a blacksmith for five years and served five years in the US Army, and he currently has an office in central Tacoma where he works as an Edward Jones fiduciary financial advisor, stock broker, and insurance broker.
Outside his career, Aaron is an active member of the South Puget Sound community. He has served through local churches, the Salvation Army, World Vision, and other local nonprofits for more than 20 years, and he is a member of the Tacoma South Rotary. Aaron and his wife have two children. In his spare time, he enjoys training with his son in Judo at the Ippon dojo, kayaking, snowboarding, bike riding, hiking, and research and writing.
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 the 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.”
Caroline Henry is an Accounting Systems and Financial Reporting Program Manager for WSECU in Olympia, Washington. She holds an MBA in Accounting from St. Martins University, and has over twenty years experience in the financial services industry. Her professional style is promoting innovative thinking, managing relationships, team building, and supporting WSECU’s goal to champion it’s member’s financial well being, making their lives easier and our communities stronger. Caroline is married with three small dogs, and has a passion for spending time with friends and family, and reading.
Lucas Holm has lived most of his life in western Washington and is an alumnus and former instructor for Clover Park Technical College’s Professional Pilot program. He received a BA in Professional Aeronautics from Embry-Riddle Aeronautics University and has been a flight instructor since 2003, which he feels has been one of his greatest achievements. Lucas has been married for 18 years, and his wife Leanne will tell you he loves to share his love of flying with everyone. Lucas and his wife have one daughter with whom he love doing wood projects with. Lucas currently works for Horizon Air as an airline pilot first officer.
Joseph Lydic is a 28 year veteran of Offset Reprographics Technology, focused on packaging. From Corrugated Shippers to on-shelf functional flexible pouches. Joe has been a part of two corporate acquisitions, implementation process, and synergy exercises on a global level. He is currently a member of the ProAmpac LEAD (Learn Engage Act and Develop) Academy team. Twice a year he presents his expertise to a client base of 40 or more customers and potential customers, teaching them bullet points of what ProAmpac does as a Leader in Innovating Packaging solutions. Joe is an Award Winning Graphic Artist with several published awards, with the latest published in August of 2017 on the cover of Print Packaging Magazine. Joe helped pioneer ProAmpac in 2011 to be the first Flexographic printer on the Western Hemisphere to be a certified HD Flexograhic printer. Joe is a CPTC alumnus.
Melissa Missall recently served 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 was 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.
Danielle Perkins is native to south side Tacoma, Washington. She graduated in 2004 from Tongue Point Job Corps (a trade-school in Astoria, Oregon) studying Accounting and Office Assistance. In 2010, Danielle furthered her education at Clover Park Technical College earning an AAS-T in Human Services. By participating in the direct articulation program she transferred her credits to the Evergreen State College. From there she earned an M. Ed. from Concordia University in 2015. Danielle believes her education has given a name to her personal struggles during adolescence. She now shares her knowledge educating her community. Danielle aspires to continue working in the field of Education. Her long-term goals are to become a Superintendent and open a local community center. Danielle recently served as an AmeriCorps Vista member through an AmeriCorps/United Way partnership in King County, and is currently working as a Residential Youth Advisor with Pioneer Human Services.
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 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 of 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 Clover Park School District. She went to Western Washington University and graduated from City University with a Bachelor’s 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.
Jared is a Tacoma native and Clover Park Technical College alumnus, where he graduated from the Licensed Practical Nursing Program in 2012. He also received a BA from Eastern Washington University in Psychology. Jared has extensive experience working with the elderly through years of long term care and assisted living nursing experience. He is currently serving the community as the Director of Donor Services and Inventory Management for Cascade Regional Blood Services. His passions include spending time with his family, traveling, and serving others.