Jim Daly appointed to state advisory panel for charities

OLYMPIA — Jim Daly, executive director of the Grays Harbor Foundation, has been appointed to the state’s Charitable Advisory Council by secretary of State Kim Wyman. The council will identify emerging issues and trends affecting Washington’s charitable organizations.

Daly is one of eight new appointees. The others are: Nola Grier of the United Way of Clallam County, Port Angeles; Alma Navarro of The Nonprofit Coalition, Yakima; Mary Giannini of Witherspoon Kelley, Spokane; Adam Borgman of the YMCA of the Inland Northwest, Spokane; Carrie Green of the Three Rivers Community Foundation, Richland; Tamara Watts of the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, Seattle; and Pam Toal, Olympia.

Returning council members are attorney Judith Andrews, Seattle; Stuart Grover, Tacoma; CPA Mike Phymale, Vancouver; and Moonwater of the Whatcom Dispute Resolution Center, Bellingham.

State agency representatives on the 16-member council include Sarah Shifley of the Office of the Attorney General, and three from the Office of Secretary of State: Corporations and Charities Division Director Pam Floyd, Charities Program Manager Rebecca Sherrell, and Charities and Nonprofit Education Coordinator Teresa Glidden.

Under state law, the Charitable Advisory Council advises the Secretary of State on training and educational needs of charitable organizations and model policies related to governance and administration of these organizations.