Our Board of Directors

As a 501(c)(3) nonprofit public charity, Independence Northwest is governed by a volunteer board of directors. Per our bylaws, at least 51% of our board’s make up must be individuals with intellectual/developmental disabilities and/or family members of individuals with intellectual/developmental disabilities. We are blessed to have an active board of directors with deep roots in the brokerage community.

Linda Gheer, Self Advocate
President

Diann Drummond, Parent 
Treasurer

Marsha Kitchen, Parent
Secretary

Corinne Thomas-Kersting, Professional
Director

Kaaren Londahl, Self-Advocate
Director

Carolyn Merrill, Parent and Special Education Professional
Director

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