From Three Sheets Northwest…
“Betsy Davis, executive director of The Center for Wooden Boats and one of the most familiar figures in Northwest boating, is moving on after 11 years at the helm.
Davis will step down at the end of the year after leading the Seattle-based nonprofit through more than a decade marked by a turbulent economy, the largest capital campaign in the center’s history and tremendous growth of a beloved institution that has become an integral part of the region’s maritime culture.
“It’s been such a fun ride the past 11 years,” Davis said. “It’s been such an honor to put my energy toward something I believe in so deeply and to build on the vision that [founders] Dick and Colleen Wagner started.”….
(Speaking of women making an impact on the Northwest Maritime Community, our speaker, on July 21st, will be Deborah Bach. Deborah is publisher of Three Sheets Northwest, the regional, email newsletter that keeps a great focus on Northwest maritime events, issues and information. Look for more information about the interesting and helpful presentation that Deborah will offer us. And, if you look over Three Sheets NW when reading this article and you enjoy what it offers, why not subscribe, it’s free.)