Board of Directors

Jeff Reyes, Sequim, WA

Founding member of the Board of Directors, appointed in 2010. He has a MA in Counseling Psychology and has worked as a Regional Coordinator for the Veterans Conservation Corps for over seven years. He is the owner and Program Manager of the North Olympic Veterans Advisory and the Administrator for the Northwest Veterans Resource Center in Port Angeles, Washington. He was the Program Coordinator for the Lifeline program at Olympic Medical Center for three years, where he worked closely with the elderly and vulnerable adults. As a seven year veteran of the United States Marine Corps, he knows how challenging it can be to transition from the military to the civilian world.

Mark Fischer, Auburn WA

Mark FischerFounding member of the Board of Directors, re-appointed in 2014. Over the course of 23 years Mark has managed two private businesses, he has provided counseling to veterans and their families and consultation to community and health care organizations regarding client or patient care. For seven years, Mark was also the Program Manager for the Veterans Conservation Corps, where he developed protocols and procedures for managing a dozen contractors, wrote grants to bring in federal and local funding to support the program and staff, and created the first Vet Corps program in the country with the advent of the Serve America Act. Mark worked with budgets that were several million dollars each year in order to keep contractors (who were veterans) employed.

Jerimiah Meyer, Port Angeles, WA

Jeremy bio picBoard of Directors, appointed in 2012. Jerimiah is a military advisor at Olympic College, a Veterans Conservation Corps representative on the Olympic and Kitsap Peninsulas, and a member of the Green Alliance for Veterans Education. An active duty Navy veteran of eight years, he was deployed twice while serving on the USS Yorktown from 2000-2005. Jerimiah has a BAS in Applied Management from Peninsula College and is currently attending Antioch University under the MA Ed program.

Jacob Fish, Port Angeles, WA

jake-150x150[1]Board of Directors, appointed in 2013. Jake is a US Marine Corps Veteran and volunteers his time helping other veterans put in VA benefits claims as a Veteran Service Officer for the Fleet Reserve Association. He goes to training  annually to learn any change in VA benefits processing in order to stay current on VA affairs. He is the current Sr.Vice Commandant for the DAV and is also a member of both the Marine Corps League and the American Legion. When not in the office, he enjoys the quiet solitude (and the thrill of the moments) associated with fishing and metal detecting.

 Timm Lovitt, Auburn WA

Board of Directors, appointed in 2012. Timm is a veteran of the United States Army. He served two combat tours with the 10th Mountain Division (Afghanistan ’03 – ’04 and Iraq ’05 – ’06). During these deployments he faced numerous enemy engagements and became intimately familiar with the “invisible wounds of war.” In 2006 Timm returned to the Seattle area, where he decided to use his experiences to help others. He created the Veterans Empowerment Team (V.E.T.); a consulting group that helps organizations design more effective and trauma-informed programs and services. 

Tammy Sullenger, Port Angeles WA

Tammy Sullenger

Board of Directors, appointed in 2014.  Tammy is a life-long resident of the Olympic Peninsula and is very involved in local veteran’s issues.  She is the Clallam County Veterans Coordinator (14 years) and is a member of both the American Legion and the Marine Corps League.  When not at work helping veterans she enjoys spending time with her family and is an avid fisherwoman often taking local veterans out on the water with her.