Board of Directors Meetings
The Board holds two regularly scheduled meetings a month:
The Board Workshop, an introduction to topics on the agenda, is usually held the second Friday of the month.
The Board votes on the items the following Wednesday at the Monthly Meeting.
Meetings can be watched live online with the zoom link emailed out with the agenda and meeting materials.
Have an issue you would like addressed by the Board? Send your request via the "Write to the Board" Form below at least one week prior to the Workshop meeting. The Board will need to educate themselves on the topic in order to make a decision and staff need to send the information out to residents with the agenda email.
Lynn Williams and her husband, Dick, have lived in Fairway Village since 2014. They moved from Juneau, Alaska (55+years) to be near their daughter and her family. Being a military brat, she had the opportunity to live in several different places, including a year in Japan. Her education includes a BED in Education from the University of Alaska Fairbanks with 100+ credits. She taught elementary, gifted/talented and served as a math specialist for grades K-8. She volunteered to facilitate the special education referral committee, chair the district math committee (10 years after retirement, too), and was selected for specialized training in lesson design/teaching to become a trainer/mentor for other teachers. Lynn says, “Volunteering has always been part of my life. I am a quick study, practical, and efficient. Moving to Fairway Village was one of the best decisions my husband and I have ever made, and it would be my pleasure to help keep it the wonderful place that so attracted us.”
Board Vice President
Dale Griffiths and his wife Rosemary moved to Fairway Village in 2016. They have three grown children and four grandchildren. He has a BA from the University of Oregon and an MA from Lewis and Clark College. Immediately after college, he coached young athletes in basketball and track and field while teaching high school English for 11 years. In 30 years of wholesale distribution, he was a territory sales manager, a division manager, a vice president, and a president & CEO.
He was elected to and served two three-year terms on a national Board of Directors for 300+ wholesale distribution companies during that period. He has served as chairman of the golf committee here in Fairway Village for the past two years. He volunteers assisting with the Annual Pancake Breakfast, the Holiday Celebration, and Grandparents Day. He is a member of the Men’s Golf Club and the Grillmasters Team serving the club’s best grilled burgers once a year. He and Rosie chose Fairway Village, giving thoughtful consideration to the well-designed and maintained neighborhoods, the abundance of available activities, and the feeling of community that it represents. “I would like to do my part to help support and uphold those qualities for all current and future residents to enjoy,” says Dale.
Jan Wyninger and husband Mitch moved to Fairway Village in 2016. Prior to retiring in 2010, Jan was the Administrator for Fairway Village overseeing the HOA and golf operations. She was hired as Administrative Assistant for Fairway Village in 2001 and hired as Administrator in 2004. Before that, she worked in Skamania county Clerk’s Office for several years. After moving to Fairway Village, Jan has been part of the Welcoming Committee and active with the Fairway Village Entertainers and Women’s Golf Club. During this challenging year, Jan has been President of Women’s Golf. She enjoys walking the neighborhood and the Fairway Village library. “I care about this community and moving here has been one of the best decisions we have made! I appreciate the care and efforts shown by past and current boards and believe I can offer positive input as a board member. My position as Administrator for Fairway Village gives me a unique insight into operations of a Homeowner’s Associations as a business and I look forward to working with the HOA Board, committees and staff as we move forward.”
Carol Woodward and her husband Larry have loved living in Fairway Village since June 2014. During her working career, Carol was an Assistant Branch Manager at a Savings and Loan institution; worked in the Accounting Department at CH2M HILL (an engineering consulting firm); and finished her career 19 years later as a Document Control Specialist. During this time, Carol served on the Board of Directors for the CH2M HILL Credit Union, and upon retiring in 2010, served on the Board of Directors for the EastBay Harbor Condominiums, where they resided in Olympia. Since moving to Fairway Village Carol has served on the CC&R Committee and has volunteered on The Villager. She feels compelled to be involved in keeping FV the wonderful community it is. Carol enjoys interacting with people, walking her dog Duchess and sewing. She has learned not to take yourself too seriously, to listen to all sides of an issue and to be respectful of all points of view.
Jim Reeves and his wife Barbara have lived in Fairway Village since 2014. Jim holds a Bachelor’s Degree and a Master’s Degree in Criminal Justice from Sacramento State University. Jim began his career in law enforcement with the Sacramento Police Department (Patrolman & Motorcycle Officer–5 years); California Highway Patrol (Patrolman – 5 years); the final two years he taught at the CHP Academy. After obtaining his Bachelor’s degree, Jim applied for and was accepted with the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco and Firearms (ATF). Jim retired from ATF (20 years) in 1991. He was hired by the FBI in 2001 and worked for 14 years as a Special Investigator Contractor. Jim is also proud to say he spent four years in the Marine Corps after high school, attaining the rank of Sergeant. “Barbara and I moved to Fairway Village after 24 years at Club Green Meadows. We love the Village and enjoy all that it has to offer. If elected I will do my best to be objective and work to see that our Village will always be a highly attractive place for retirees.”
Nancie Parmenter retired and moved to Fairway Village in January, 2019, following the death of her husband, in order to be closer to her children who live in this area. Her educational background includes a college degree in Nursing, a Masters Degree in Administration and a Doctorate Degree in Education. She has worked in administration for over 30 years in multiple health care organizations, and fo the past 15 years was an administrator with teaching responsibilities for a large university system in Southern California. During this time, administration and teaching responsibilities included organizational system restructuring, the development of several new programs, and outreach into the community, while managing a staff of over 40 people.
Nancie enjoys serving on the Board of Directors because of her expertise in leadership and management. She also believes that it is important to become a part of the community in which she lives, and would like to be able to use her skills and ability for the betterment of Fairway Village.
George Cheek and Susie, his wife, have been active in the men’s and women’s golf clubs for years. In 2018 they moved from Camas to Fairway Village, where Susie has been a member of several clubs and George served on the Golf Operations Evaluation Committee. Both George and Susie are delighted with their move and wish they had made it sooner.
George has been president of (much smaller) homeowners associations in the suburbs of Washington, D.C., and in Camas, and a member of the Architectural Committee at a Mill Creek, WA, HOA. That experience, along with his interest and familiarity with the golf program, should be useful on the Board. George has been a newspaper reporter and for 11 years was president of American Forest Institute in Washington, D.C. He retired after 11 years as a senior vice president of Potlatch Corp in San Francisco and served for three years on a Congressional commission on children and the family. George was graduated from Gonzaga University and completed an Advanced Management Program at the Harvard Business School.