Board of Directors

Ronald McDonald Charities House Charities of the Inland Northwest is very fortunate to have outstanding board members governing the charity. Board members come from different businesses and sectors across the community and share their expertise in areas such as Development, Finance, House Operations, and Marketing and Communications. All board members play a critical role in developing strategic plans to continue moving the charity forward.

2023 Board Officers

*Sustaining Board Members.

Terri Skubitz


McDonald’s Owner/Operator

Scott Gingras



Winston & Cashatt Lawyers

Stacia Rasmussen

Stacia Rasmussen

Past President

Life Sciences Spokane Business Development Manager


Michele Drake


Energy Efficiency Program Manager


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Danielle Jackson



N.A. Degerstrom

Meet Our 2023 Board Members

Chris Armistosa

Chris Amistoso

McDonald’s Owner/Operator

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Derek Anderson

Mechanical Division Operations Manager/Apollo Mechanical Contractors

Nina Bathurst

Nina Bathurst

Retired Registered Nurse

Danielle Beaudine

Danielle Beaudine

Director of Marketing and Communications


Mark Conrath

Vice President

US Bank

Ashlee Townsend Cribb

Vice President of Wood Products


Melanie Henninger Finch

Chief Strategy and Marketing Officer 

Ag World

Matt Gilroy

Vice President, Employee Benefits

HUB International

Nick Gonzales

Vice President 

Bouten Construction 

Hayley Guenthner



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Apryl Hillborn

Northern Quest Resort & Casino

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June Ladd

Area Director 

Spokane Real Producers

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Tom Lavagetto

Retired Business Owner


Bob McLean

General Manager

Findlay Lexus of Spokane

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Abby Messier

Senior Product Marketing Manager


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Trina Murphy

Senior Home Loan Officer


Dr. Jeremy Nicolarsen


Providence Health 

April O’Hair

AVP of Human Resources

Numerica Credit Union

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Barbara Ray

McDonald’s Owner/Operator

Mark Ray, Jr.

Mark Ray, Jr. 

McDonald’s Owner/Operator

Kathie Vlahovich

Kathie Vlahovich

Retired RMHC Employee


Kris Wedel

RMHC Volunteer

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Carol West 

RMHC INW Founder

Endowment Board Members


Pat West, ’84-’87
Mark Ray, ’89
Pam Leonard, ’92
Chris Mikkelsen, ’93
Sue Eugster, ’94
Marilyn Thodarson, ’98
Steve Stocker, ’99
Carole Jones, ’00-’01

Chuck Young, ’02
John Driscoll, ’03
Don Jacobson, ’04
Jeri Self-Merritt, ’05
Tom Lienhard, ’06
Sam Higgins, ’07
Mick Buller, ’08
Tim Skubitz, ’09

Peter Riverso, ’10
Catherine Brazil, ’12
Joyce Martz, ’13
Sue Eymann, ’14
Ed Tabish, ’15
Jeff O’Neill, ’16
Tom Lavagetto, ’17
Mark Ray, Jr., ’18

Tamara McGregor, ’19
Connie Bischoff, ’20
Debbie Andrews, ’21
Stacia Rasmussen, ’22

We are so happy to announce that because of your votes, we were awarded the title of “Best Non-Profit” in the Arts and Culture category for The Inlander‘s Best of the Inland Northwest Readers Poll 2023.