A resident of Dayton in Columbia County, Dr. Schirman was appointed to the WWCC Board of Trustees in 2009 and has served as Vice Chair, Chair, and is currently serving another term as Vice Chair of the Board.
Roland holds a PhD in Agronomy/Weed Science from the University of Wisconsin and retired in 2005 after a 42-year career as an agriculture research/extension agent with Washington State University.
Active in numerous state, regional, and local organizations, Dr. Schirman is a life member of the Pacific Northwest Direct Seed Association, assists the Western Society of Weed Science and Washington State Weed Association, and participates with local and state farm organizations, including the Washington Association of Wheat Growers and the Farm Bureau. Roland continues to support youth activities and has a major role in both the Spokane Junior Livestock Show and the Bi-County 4-H Camp. He represents Columbia County on several watershed planning and advisory groups and is an advisor to the local Conservation District and Noxious Weed Board and recently completed a twelve-year term as a Columbia County Hospital District Commissioner.
Recently reappointed to her second term on the Board of Trustees, Darcey has served as Chair and Vice Chair of the Board. Darcey attended Olympic Community College and is a graduate of the University of Washington. She and her husband Rick Small, own Woodward Canyon Winery in Lowden, Washington, where she also serves as the general manager.
Darcey has served in roles for a number of community organizations, including the Walla Walla Valley Wine Alliance, Downtown Walla Walla Foundation, Walla Walla Public School District Facilities Advisory Committee, United Way of Walla Walla, Planned Parenthood, AAUW, and the Carnegie Art Center.
A Pomeroy native, Tim Burt was appointed to the Board of Trustees in July 2016. A graduate of Washington State University, Tim spent his career as an educator; teaching Mathematics at Walla Walla High School for 13 years and then at Pomeroy High School for 23 years, as well as serving as a football, track, and wrestling coach for both high schools. He also served in administrative roles and continues to substitute at Pomeroy High School.
As part of his community involvement, Tim has served in leadership roles with the Garfield County Fair Board, the Garfield County Pioneer Association, and the Pomeroy High School Alumni Association and FFA Alumni Association. He is currently Vice President of the Garfield County Pioneer Association.
Tim and his wife, Diane, farm in the Pomeroy area.
A trustee since March 2012, Don is the immediate past Chair of the Board and has also served as Vice Chair. A graduate of Washington State University, Don is CEO of Stonebraker McQuary Agency Group of Clarkston, a family insurance firm dating from the early 1920s, with offices in Clarkston, Spokane, and Northern Idaho. In 2004, Mr. McQuary co-founded Basalt Cellars, a winery in Clarkston.
Long active in the Lewiston-Clarkston community, he currently serves as President of the Tri-State Memorial Hospital Board; is a member and past president of Valley Vision, a public-private economic development organization for the Lewis-Clark Valley; has chaired both the levy and bond committees for the Clarkston School District over the past 25 years; and served on the Clarkston Chamber of Commerce Board of Directors from 1986-1994 and as its Board President in 2003.
Appointed to the Walla Walla Community College Board of Trustees in 2008, Miguel has served as Chair, Vice Chair, and is currently serving another term as Chair. He holds a B.S. in Physical Fitness and Management from Upper Iowa University and an A.A. in General Education from Troy State University.
Miguel retired as a First Sergeant from the US Army Infantry and is a graduate of the US Army Advance Noncommissioned Officers Course for combat arms and the First Sergeant’s Course and served as a US Army Drill Sergeant for three years at Fort Jackson, South Carolina. A graduate of the Basic Law Enforcement Academy in Spokane, Miguel served as a patrol officer for five years and recently retired as a detective for the Walla Walla Police Department.