Board Of Directors

The French-American Chamber of Commerce Pacific Northwest is governed by a voluntary Board of Directors, who represent all sectors of our business community. Officers and directors are elected by the Chamber members and serve a two-year term.

President of the FACCPNW

Alan Merkle
Stoel Rives LLP

Executive Vice-President, Strategic Planning

Jean-François Heitz
Administrateur/Board of Directors & Private Investor

Vice President - Portland

Linda Witt
Alliance Française de Portland
Director Emeritus and Newsletter Editor

Treasurer and Assistant treasurer

John Walsh
US Bank
Vice President & Country Manager, Australasia, South Asia, The Middle East & Africa

Aymeric Prieur
International Tax - senior accountant


Kathleen Marie Brunner
Wilson Sonsini Goodrich & Rosati
Legal Assistant

Board Members

Aline Allonas
Washington State Department of Commerce
Business development officer

Patricia Blaise-Caves
French American School of the Puget Sound
Director of Admissions

Jacques Boiroux
Jacques and Company

Rachele Bouchand
Clark Nuber P.S.
Director of Financial Planning

François-Xavier Choussy
Senior Business Development Manager - Americas, Sales Directorate, Aeronautics & Defense Business Unit

Jack A. Cowan
French-American Chamber of Commerce of the Pacific Northwest
Executive Director

Jean-Marie Daout
Zodiac Aerospace
Vice President Boeing Development Team

Alain Durand
Esterline Corporation
President, Sensors & Systems Segment

Rick Freeman
Technofan, SAFRAN

Susan L. Gates
AmericanWest Bank
SVP and Credit Risk Manager

Tony Gonchar
Delta Air Lines
Director Global Sales, Pacific Northwest

Jean Gonié
Amazon France
Director Public Policy

Robert Harrahill
Hamlin Robinson School
Director of Advancement

Jean-Michel Hillion
Corporate S. Vice President, BOEING Programs

Pierre Lenhardt
The Boeing Company
Brand Manager 787 Dreamliner

Tom McGuigan
The Boeing Company
Senior Manager Contracts, BCA Supplier Management

Louis Scott de Martinville
Alliance Director WW SAP

Mary Sisson
Design Imports
National Accounts Manager

Vahé Torossian
Microsoft Corporation
Corporate Vice President, Worldwide Small, Midmarket Solutions & Partners group


Contact us

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Seattle, WA 98121
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Tel: (206) 443-4703 | Fax: (206) 448-4218 

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