Grays Harbor Institute/KGHI Board Members

President – Dr. Gary Murrell:

  • Radio Communications Specialist, U.S. Air Force Security Services.
  • Host, live daily call-in talk/interview show, streaming live on the web, and LPFM station Northwest Indy Radio, Hoquiam, Washington.
  • Weekly commentator, KBKW commercial AM/FM station, Aberdeen, Washington.
  • Storefront Actors Theater, Portland, Oregon, Actor/Director/Grant writer ($250,000 CETA funding).
  • Assistant to the Producing Director, Alaska Reparatory Theater, responsible for organizing statewide tours, budget, volunteer coordinator and fundraiser.
  • Producing Director, Medford Civic Theater, responsible for budgets, volunteers, grant writing, fundraising.
  • Small Business Owner, Pegasus Carriage Company.
  • Professor of History, Grays Harbor College; Instructor, Stafford Creek Correctional Center.
  • Successfully secured grants for The Grays Harbor Institute from Humanities Washington.
  • Founding member, board member, and officer of several local nonprofit organizations.
  • Founding Member, The Grays Harbor Institute.
  • KGHI Programming Committee.

Vice President – Linda Orgel:

  • 15 years manager, non-profit community health care clinics, serving low-income people in the Seattle metropolitan area, responsible for operating budgets, personnel, supervision, community relations, quality assurance.
  • 8 years director, continuing medical education conferences for Virginia Mason Medical Center, Seattle, responsible for developing, organizing and marketing.
  • Founding member, board member, and officer of several local nonprofit organizations.
  • Founding member, The Grays Harbor Institute.
  • KGHI Programming Committee.

Secretary – Anneka VanDoorninck:

  • Manager, Bellevue Washington bookstores for 26 years; responsible for supervision, personnel issues, book ordering.
  • President, Pacific Northwest Booksellers Association for 2 years.
  • Active board member of several local nonprofit organizations.
  • Founding member, The Grays Harbor Institute.

Treasurer – Arthur Grunbaum:

  • Over 36 year involvement in non-profit organizations and boards, including low-income fund drives, educational institutions, local and statewide environmental organizations, and speaker forums.
  • Co-owner, advertising agency, Newport Beach, California.
  • Over 13 years theatre experience, Seattle, Washington.
  • Successfully secured grants for environmental legal defense activities from The Bullitt Foundation, Northwest Fund for the Environment, Kongsgard-Goldman Foundation.
  • Founding member, The Grays Harbor Institute.
  • Founding member, board member and officer of several local non-profit organizations.
  • KGHI Programming Committee.

Director – Kathy G. Rosenmeyer:

  • Tribal Member, Quinault Indian Nation.
  • Citizens for Inter-American Cooperation, founding board member, Davis California – fundraising to provide financial and material support for barefoot doctor program in Nicaragua, 1987 – 1995. Active member of the Central American solidarity community in Davis California.
  • Job Steward for AFSCME Clerical local at UC Davis, Clerical Representative to AFSCME Executive Board for University of California (9-campus) Clerical unit. Member of contract negotiating team – 1992-95.
  • BA in International Relations from University of California, Davis. Emphasis in Third World Resources and Latin American History.
  • Certificate in Drug and Alcohol Studies, Pierce College Steilacoom, 2001.
  • Organizer for Annual Cultural Encampment for Tribal youth and families, 2002 – 2011, Lone Pine, CA.
  • Participant in Paiute Language program 2010-2012.
  • Currently enrolled in a Fourth World Studies Certificate program with the Center for World Indigenous Studies, Olympia, WA.
  • Tribal Administrator at Lone Pine Paiute-Shoshone Reservation, Lone Pine, California, 2010-2012.
  • Executive Advisor, Quinault Indian Nation – 2012 to present.

Director – Jason Hoseney:

  • Bio coming soon