Clark College Foundation announced two additions to its board of directors in June. Joining the board of directors is Jon Girod, a real estate developer and owner of Quail Homes. He first volunteered at the college when his children were in middle school and high school. His children attended the school and played baseball. Brian Taylor, who graduated from the college in 1998, also joined the board. A lifelong resident of Clark County, Taylor is the head of international sales for Siemens Industry. The board of directors is a volunteer governing board for Clark College Foundation, a nonprofit providing support to Clark College students and programs.
Lucy Estrada-Guzman joined the alumni board at Clark College Foundation. She also is one of this year’s Outstanding Alumni Award recipients. While a student at Clark College, Estrada-Guzman worked at Clark County’s Head Start and Early Childhood Education and Assistance program. She earned a master’s degree in education, eventually working as an associate principal at Sarah J. Anderson Elementary School, where she helped begin a dual-language program for kindergarten and first-graders. She is now the principal at Harney Elementary School.
Rocksolid Community Teen Center, a nonprofit youth organization based in Brush Prairie, announced new board members. Board president is Sean Philbrook, program manager for Identity Clark County; vice president is Don Martel, a jeweler at Fred Meyer and 17-year Rocksolid volunteer; secretary is Cindy Brown, an office manager at Portland-based public relations firm CFM Strategic Communications; and Jessicca Garcia joined the board of directors. Learn more about the organization at rocksolid-teen.com.
Polina Senchilo was hired as community relations and program manager of the Pink Lemonade Project, a nonprofit that assists those affected by breast cancer in the Portland and Vancouver metro area. For the past five years, Senchilo was a community relations coordinator at Chappelle’s Towing, where she started Chappelle’s Uplift program, which helps low-income community members. Learn more about Pink Lemonade Project at pinklemonadeproject.org.