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Greater Spokane Progress Leadership

Anne Martin, Director

Anne has been with GSP from the beginning, and is passionate about increasing the capacity of organizations and leaders to create change. Anne has over 20 years experience with grassroots organizing and advocacy; working nationally, regionally, and locally in Spokane and around the west on environmental and social justice issues.

Liz Moore, Board Member

Liz is the director of the Peace and Justice Action League of Spokane, and maintains a consulting practice (www.LizMooreConsulting.com). Liz worked as an organizer and educator in community groups and unions before returning to PJALS: the organization that helped shape and define her work as a young activist.

Tina Morrison, Board Member

Tina serves as Secretary Treasurer of the Spokane Regional Labor Council and is the Vice President of the Professional Musicians of the Inland Northwest, Local 105 of the American Federation of Musicians.

Lorna Walsh, Board Member

Lorna has over 20 years experience in a variety of non-profit leadership positions and is currently the Director of Donor Relations for Big Brothers Big Sisters.  Lorna is actively engaged in the community as a volunteer with both non-profit and civic organizations.

Katy Sheehan, Board Member

Katy is the Executive Director of the Community Building Foundation, which is dedicated to empowering local organizations in Spokane to help our community experience justice, vibrancy, and sustainability. Katy believes this will take powerful leadership skills to achieve and is extremely motivated by projects that empower nontraditional leaders.

Randy Ramos, Board Member 

Randy, a father of 4, grew up in Hillyard and on Native reservations throughout the Northwest, and has been connected to Native community throughout his life. Randy has worked as a recruiter for the Spokane Tribal College, and ran for Spokane City Council in 2015 to advocate for gender equity and protection of vulnerable communities.

Dr. Bryan E. Burke, Board Member

Bryan is the Executive Director of the Eastern Washington Research Group where he conducts research on more effective ways to register people and turn them out to vote. Bryan’s professional life is devoted to registering low-income earners and youth and then turning them out to vote.