Who Are We?


A collaborative partnership between early learning, K-12, higher education, businesses, and community organizations.

The Spokane STEM Network is comprised of more than 35 local partners who create transforming opportunities for local children and students. The Network is led by the leadership team of individuals below.

Executive Committee Member Council

STEM Executive Director

Meg Lindsay | Director of Education & Talent, Greater Spokane Inc.


Matt Allore | Executive Director, Human Potential, MultiCare Health System

Callie Bendickson | Community Relations Manager, Itron

Alisha Benson | Chief Strategy & Business Development Officer, Greater Spokane Inc.

Dr. David Bowman | Dean, College of STEM, Eastern Washington University

Jim Brady | Dean, Computing Math and Science, Spokane Falls Community College

Dr. Michael Dunn | Superintendent, NEWESD 101

Dr. Luisita Francis | Assistant Dean, Community Engagement, Elson S. Floyd College of Medicine

Kim Hirning | Community Engagement Coordinator, Child Care Aware of Eastern Washington

Mark Mattke | CEO, Spokane Workforce Council


Andrei Mylroie | Partner, DH

Debi Olson | Design Drafter, Avista

Dr. Shelley Redinger | Superintendent, Spokane Public Schools

Patrick Roewe | Executive Director, Spokane County Library District

Dr. Gene Sementi | Superintendent, West Valley School District 

Kelly Shea | Superintendent, East Valley School District

Dale Silha | Vice President, McKinstry

Nicole Sohn | President/Owner, Journey Discovery Center, Inc.

Wendy Stenbeck | Director of STEM Integration, Flexcart / Flexhibit

Dr. Noelle Wiersma | Dean, College of Arts & Sciences, Whitworth University

Bruce Williams | Managing Principal, GeoEngineers

Spokane STEM is one of Washington STEM’s ten networks.

Apple, Mid-Columbia, Skagit, Snohomish, South Central, South King County, Southwest Washington, Spokane, Tacoma, West Sound



Founding Investors
http://www.avistautilities.com http://mckinstry.com/ https://washingtonstem.org/

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