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Memorial Foundation Board of Directors Vacancies
    Five (5) positions will be open for the Foundation Board of Directors election in October.  The vacancies include two (2) At-Large positions, one (1) maintenance, one (1) Construction and one (1) ferries position.

    Board members are expected to attend quarterly evening board meetings in Olympia.  The Foundation is looking for board members who are willing to be significantly involved including fund raising and donation solicitation, event set up, and volunteering at events. Board members are also expected to participate in several Memorial Foundation sponsored events throughout the year. All interested persons meeting the criteria are encouraged to participate. The term is from December 2018 to December 2020.

    To be eligible to run for election, you must be a contributing member ($10 per month or the yearly equivalent) for a period of one year prior to the election. 

    Submit your name in writing by September 28, 2018, with a brief narrative (less than 75 words) of why you would like to be a director.  Your narrative will appear on the ballot.

    Please email your narrative to Bill@wsdotmf.org or mail to: 

      WSDOTMF 2018 Election
      120 State Ave NE #303
      Olympia, WA 98501

    If you have any questions, please email or call Bill Ford at (360) 561-5720.




Monthly Memorial Tribute
This month we pay tribute to and remember these
WSDOT employees who died in work zone incidents:

    Edward N. Abrams, Sept. 9, 1977, Southwest Region, Maintenance Lead Technician. Edward was trying to unhook a tilt bed trailer from a dump truck when he was struck in the head by the trailer hitch.

    Albert E. Holman, Sept. 19, 1956, Northwest Region, Bridge Maintenance Technician. Albert fell to his death from the Deception Pass Bridge while working on a painting detail.




 

WSDOTMF News

2018 Worker Memorial Event

WSP Honor Guard leading family and friends of fallen workers past WSDOT Honor Guard to 2018 Worker Memorial Event.


New Fallen Worker Memorial

Presenting NWR with decommissioned HQ Worker Memorial and photo of new Worker Memorial.
L to R – Greg Selstead, Lorena Eng, Mike Cotton, Pasco Bakotich

Secretary of Transportation Roger Millar (second from left) with several of the Foundation Board Directors at the April 4th Worker memorial Event. Left to right: Troy Cowan (Foundation President), Chris Johnson, Bill Ford (Foundation Executive Director), Grant Rodeheaver (Foundation Vice President), Bart Gernhart and Jeff De Vere.


Wish to honor a loved one?

The Foundation will work with you to create a restricted giving fund. CONTACT US to find out how easy it is to support and honor those you cherish most.


A Monument in the making!



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