Board of Directors

Jonathan Blake, Chair

  • Board member since 2013
  • White Salmon resident off and on for 25 years
  • Education: Western Washington University, Communications
  • Career:  Co-Owner, McCoy-Holliston Insurance in White Salmon
  • Service:  Member and past president of the White Salmon-Bingen
    Rotary Club and active in the Community Partners Summer events

Juliet Pouillon, Vice-Chair

  • Board member since 2016
  • Serves as the Skyline Hospital Board of Commissioners secretary and on the Finance Committee
  • Lyle, WA, resident for 10 years
  • Education: Studied Speech Communications at Oregon State University
  • Career: Owner and Chief Financial Officer of Domaine Pouillon Winery
  • Service: Present member of the Columbia Grange #87 and past treasurer for the Lyle Community Council

Les Dewey, Secretary

  • Board member since 2006
  • White Salmon resident since 1999, Gorge resident since 1977
  • Education: University of Oregon, Personnel and Industrial Management
  • Career: Retired after 30 years in the human resources field
  • Service: Currently a volunteer firefighter with Husum Fire District

Ricky Knowles, Commissioner

  • Board member since 2019
  • Skyline Foundation board member 2015-2019
  • White Salmon resident, born and raised
  • Education: U.S. Naval Academy in Annapolis, Bachelor of Science in Aerospace Engineering, Master of Science in Project Management and Master of Business Administration
  • Career: Program Manager for Insitu
  • Service: United States Navy, 10 years


Paul Pennington, M.D., Commissioner

  • Board member since 2018
  • White Salmon resident
  • Education: University of Oregon Medical School
  • Career: Retired Family Medicine physician from Klickitat Valley Health
  • Career: Retired Family Medicine professor from Valley Medical Center
  • Service: Volunteer physician in rural Alaska hospitals