Presidente/Founder since 1993
Paul Nelson is a 22-year radio veteran who hosts and produces IPiPP programs.
He has worked as a on-air host, news anchor, and public affairs coordinator in Chicago,
Seattle, Baltimore and other markets. He is an award-winning journalist who has been praised by
his many guests as a thoughtful, sensitive and insightful interviewer. Host of Saturday Jazz
Matinee at KPLU-FM 88.5. Paul is also an award-winning poet very active in the Puget Sound
Email Paul Nelson, IPIPP Presidente: [email protected]
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Long-term Auburn-area resident Paul Mallary serves on the Algona, Washington City Council, was Chair of the 31st District Democratic Organization and served on the Algona Planning
Commission and the Board of Directors of the South King County Multi-Service Center.
Board Member since June 30, 2001. Interim Board President as of July 3, 2002.
Chuck has worked in the field of Supported Employment for 12 years. Through his company Woodfrog Consulting, he provides employers and private clients with aid and information on issues pertaining to employment of people with disabilities. Father of two young daughters, Chuck has been an Auburn resident since 1988 and dabbles in antiques.
Board Member since 2000
Largo Wales is a retired school admiistrator from the Auburn School District where she displayed
her immense charm and energy. She is incoming President of the Auburn Food Bank, Past President
of the Auburn Kiwanis and of Auburn Youth Resources & currently serves on the City of Auburn Human Services Committee.
Board Member since April 11, 2002
Shon is a long-time resident of the Puyallup Valley. He holds an AA in English, and is currently the general manager of Randall Allen Designs-the Pacific Northwest s largest furniture manufacturer. A professional comic book writer for five years, Shon has recently moved on to screenplays and has developed a deep passion for poetry.
Board Member since September 13, 2002
Jim Nannery is a graduate of the University of Pittsburgh with a degree in Creative Writing. He owns and operates an Internet retail gift shop, a web design business and manufactures a line of quilting products. He is married and the father of two children. Jim has been active in the community for more that 20 years. His community service includes the King County Juvenile Court Diversion Committee, an active leader in Boy Scouts of America and the Kiwanis Club of Auburn where he is currently First Vice President.
Board Member since October 11, 2002
Bill Kyle is a long time Auburn area community volunteer and in January of 2002 Bill and his wife Dolores were named "Home Town Heros"by the City of Auburn in recognition of their many years of Service to the community. In "real life" they own and operate an insurance agency (Superior Insurance Service Inc.)which limits it's practice to Employee Benefits.
Board Member since October 11, 2002
Dick Brugger was Executive Director of Auburn Youth Resources for twenty-one years before retiring in 1997. In 1983 he was named the Auburn Area Citizen of the Year.
For twenty-one years before coming to Auburn, he was a Franciscan Friar and Roman Catholic priest. His poetry has appeared in the Plateau Area Writer's Association Quarterly,
in the Doylestown Intelligencer (Pennsylvania) and Poets West Literary Journal.His prose has appeared in Heart of the Matter and he was a semi-finalist in the performance poet
category at the Washington Poets Association annual meeting in Spring 2000 in Ellensberg.
Auburn Community Radio volunteer
Fred "Beaver Chief" Jamison
Board Member Emeritus from 1998-June 8, 2001
Beaver Chief was a unique, multifaceted, uninhibited Northwest Coast Native American who came from a long line of Shamans and
Chiefs who have passed the accumulated wisdom (known as the Traditional Teachings) from generation to generation for many thousands
of years. He passed away on June 8, 2001 and we will miss him dearly.
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