Board of Trustees

Meet the Board of Trustees

Rick Moore

Rick received his Ph.D in evolutionary ecology from the University of Texas in 1987. After graduation, he moved to Olympia, WA with his wife Sandy, and worked as a biologist with the Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife. In 1998, he left the Department and moved to the Colville area to raise his two children and build a home. He is currently self-employed.

Term ends December 31, 2021.

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Sue Poe

Sue was born in Spokane and moved to Colville, graduating from Colville High School. She was married in 1977 and had two children while the family lived in central Washington on the family wheat farm. Sue owned and was publisher of the local newspaper for ten years.

In the mid-90s they moved back to Colville and Sue earned her Certified Financial Planner designation. After 25 years, she is currently in the transition process to retirement, which will be complete in June of 2021.

The couple adopted two teenagers in 2010 and have six grandchildren. They live on Loon Lake and enjoy traveling often (pre-Covid). Sue spends time hiking, kayaking, swimming, ringing handbells, reading and plans to do more gardening this year.

Term ends December 31, 2025.

Catharine Whitby

Catharine was born in a small town in Ontario, Canada, and grew up in Oakville, near Toronto. She attended McMaster University, studying Commerce, which lead to her 25-year career in marketing and advertising, specializing in newspaper and magazine publishing, in Vancouver, BC. She served on many boards, from Vancouver to Toronto and Portland, OR. Catharine and her husband, Michael, left their jobs in 2000 and spent 5 years sailing their boat from Portland OR, to Uruguay, via Cape Horn. 

Subsequently, with Michael’s career with Kinross Gold Corp, they have been posted many interesting places, including Republic WA, and Santiago, Chile. They built their home overlooking Lake Roosevelt in 2011, and are now full time residents of Stevens County. Catharine enjoys travel, gardening, sailing, painting, hiking and motorcycle riding. She and Michael are blessed with a son, daughter-in-law and granddaughter in Calgary. 

Term ends December 31, 2022.

Lisa Wolfe

Lisa Wolfe

Lisa hails from Chicago, Illinois. Discovering a love of the outdoors through participation in Girl Scout activities, upon graduation from high school, she attended the University of Illinois, Champaign-Urbana, where she received a Bachelor of Science degree in Forest Science.
Pursuing a career with the US Forest Service, Lisa and her husband Kevin followed a path that led to Texas, Oklahoma, Arkansas, Mississippi, Tennessee, and finally in 1991, to Kettle Falls, Washington. 

She retired after 31 years with the Forest Service, most recently working as an IT Specialist and National Federation of Federal Employees (NFFE) Union representative for Forest Service employees in Oregon and Washington. Her 2 daughters grew up in Kettle Falls, spending much time at the Kettle Falls Public Library.

Term ends December 31, 2023.

Board Meeting Schedule

In the year 2021, the regular meetings of the Stevens County Rural Library District Board of Trustees will be held monthly on the days and locations set forth at 10:00 am for in-person meetings, or 9:00 am for virtual meetings.

  • January 21, Chewelah
  • February 18, Loon Lake
  • March 18, Colville
  • April 15 April 14, Nine Mile Falls
  • May 20, Kettle Falls
  • June 16, Hunters
  • July 15, Loon Lake
  • August 19, Northport
  • September 16, Nine Mile Falls
  • October 21, Kettle Falls
  • November 18, Chewelah
  • December 16, Colville

Upcoming Board Meetings:

  • October 21, 2021
    • 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
  • November 18, 2021
    • 9:00 am - 12:00 pm

Board Conference Call Schedule

For further information, or how to join the conference call, please phone the Library District at 509.233.9621.

Upcoming Conference Calls:

  • November 10, 2021
    • 9:00 am - 9:30 am
  • December 8, 2021
    • 9:00 am - 9:30 am
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