Ron Young

  • Board Chair
  • Principal, Young Associates Project Services, Ltd, Clinton, WA
  • 30 years of experience in the construction industry
  • Member and recent past Board chair of the Whidbey Evengelical Free Church



Thomas F. Johnson, Ph.D.

  • PRI Board Treasurer
  • Board member and instructor for Whidbey Island Theological Studies
  • Ph.D. in Biblical Theology, Duke University
  • Former Dean and Professor of Biblical Studies, George Fox Evangelical Seminary, Portland, OR
  • Former President, George Fox University, Newberg, OR
  • Former President and Professor, University of Sioux Falls, Sioux Falls, SD

Carol Moliter

  • PRI Board
  • Owner of Big Rock Designs and Print in Coupeville
  • Bachelors degrees in Education and Art Education from the University of Idaho
  • Serves on boards of Coupeville Festival Association and the Pacific Northwest Art School
  • Former board member of Coupeville Chamber of Commerce


Eric Steinkamp, Ph.D.

  • Northwest University (Kirkland, WA) Professor of Biology
  • Alpine ecologist
  • Master of Divinity degree
  • Summitted most of the highest peaks of WA and OR


Special Advisors to Pacific Rim Institute 


Randall Van Dragt, Ph.D.
  • Former PRI Board Chair/Co-Treasurer
  • Calvin College (Michigan) and Pacific Rim (Au Sable) professor
  • Restoration Ecologist
  • Director, Calvin College Ecosystem Preserve

 Joseph K. Sheldon, Ph.D.
  • Former PRI Board Secretary/Co-Treasurer
  • Former Eastern University and Messiah College professor
  • Entomologist and ornithologist
  • Lives next to PRI and assists with research and restoration on PRI’s prairie site
  • Former President of the American Entomological Society (1991-1997)

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