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
Director Emeritus and Newsletter Editor
Alliance Française de Portland

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, Starbucks


Kathleen Marie Brunner
Wilson Sonsini Goodrich & Rosati
Legal Assistant

Board Members

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

Jacques Boiroux
Jacques and Company

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

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

Jean-Marie Daout
Vice President Boeing Development Team, Zodiac Aerospace

Rick Freeman
CEO, Technofan, SAFRAN

Norbert Gaillard
Retired - VP Business Development and National Executive for the Boeing Company

Susan L. Gates
SVP and Credit Risk Manager
AmericanWest Bank

Tony Gonchar
Director Global Sales, Pacific Northwest, Delta Air Lines

Robert Harrahill
Hamlin Robinson School
Director of Advancement

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

William Jr. King
SubRosa Aero, LLC

Bo Lee
VP Senior Portfolio Manager at BNY Mellon

Pierre Lenhardt
777 Brand Manager, The Boeing Company – International

Amandine Noel - Crabtree
Business Development Manager, Washington State Department of Commerce

Louis Scott de Martinville
Alliance Director WW SAP, Microsoft

Mary Sisson
National Accounts Manager
Design Imports

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

Kathy Villeneuve
The Boeing Company
Director, Supplier Management


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