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Board of Trustees

The Clover Park Technical College Board of Trustees is composed of five of our district residents appointed by the governor to five-year terms. The board sets the policy for the institution and delegates administrative authority to the College president.

Board Members


Wayne Withrow

(Harold) Wayne Withrow

Chair, Board of Trustees

Appointed to Clover Park Technical College Board of Trustees February 24, 2016. Board Chair, 2018-19. Retired Code Enforcement Officer, Tacoma Pierce County Health Department, Environmental Health Division, Tacoma; BS, West Virginia State College; Current: Trustee Labor Rep., Former: President, AFSCME Local 12; Executive Board Member, AFSCME Local 12, 15 years; Pierce County Democrats Central Committee Officer, 8 years; 29th District, Precinct Committee Officer, 8 years; Founding Member and former VP of Pierce County Chapter of A. Phillip Randolph Institute. Wife: Tanya.

 

Mark Martinez

Mark Martinez

Vice Chair, Board of Trustees

Appointed to Clover Park Technical College Board of Trustees January 20, 2009. Reappointed October 2012. Board Chair, 2010-11 and 2015-16. Executive Secretary, Pierce County Building & Construction Trades Council AFL-CIO, Tacoma, WA. Pierce County Trauma Care Taskforce 1995; Trustee, Tacoma Public Library 2000-2007; Commissioner, Pierce County Housing Authority 2007 to present; Centro Latino Board of Directors 2008 to present; Pierce County Central Labor Council 1995 to present. Journeyman Roofer certificate, Pierce County Roofers Joint Apprenticeship Training Council, 1985. Wife. Faye; son, Darius.

 

Lua Pritchard

Lua Pritchard

Trustee

Appointed to Clover Park Technical College Board of Trustees October 2011. Board Chair, 2017-18, 2013-14. Executive Director, Asia Pacific Cultural Center. Executive Director Korean Women’s Assn. of WA. Attended Pepperdine University. Member National CAPACD (National Coalition for Asian Pacific American Community Development); Advisory Board Member, Governor’s Interagency Council on Health Disparity; Board Member, Tacoma Urban League; Chair, Pierce County APIC (Asian Pacific Islander Coalition); President, Church Women’s Council. Husband: Daniel; 21 children.

 

Eli Taylor

Eli Taylor

Trustee

Appointed to Clover Park Technical College Board of Trustees December 20, 2018. Vice President, Relationship Manger, Key Private Bank, Tacoma, WA. ABA, Tiffin University, BS, Western Governors University. Degrees of Change; Board Member, Treasurer. Pierce County Library Foundation; Board Member. Tacoma-Pierce Black Collective; Member. Kiwanis club of Tacoma; Member. Wife; Lauren. Children; Brielle, Zoe.

 

Bruce Lachney

Bruce Lachney

Trustee

Appointed to Clover Park Technical College Board of Trustees February 9, 2009. Reappointed October 2009 and December 2014. Board Chair, 2016-17, 2012-13. Retired Delta Airlines Pilot, Captain; Ocean Spray Grower. AA, Edmonds CC; BA, Society & Justice, Univ. of WA; MA, Public Admin., Univ. of WA, Seattle. Current: 501Commons, Seattle; Strategic Planning, Yunis Social Business Foundation, Albania/Kosovo. Former Member: Dept. of Ecology SW Region Adv. Committee for Hazardous Waste Clean-up; Committee for Advanced Acad. Achievement, Eatonville SD; Eatonville Sch. Bd., 2004-2008; Pierce Co. Planning Commission, 2000-2004; NW Trek Adv. Council, 1987-2000. Wife: Ann; two children.

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