Leadership Spokane Alumni Board
Britt DeTienne, Chair
Britt DeTienne, Class of 2019, is the Marketing and Communications Manager at the Spokane International Airport. He is originally from Wichita, Kansas and has a Bachelor’s and Master’s Degree from the University of Kansas. Britt and his wife Tiffany live in Spokane.
Bart Logue, Vice Chair
Bart W. Logue, Class of 2018, is the Police Ombudsman for the City of Spokane. He also currently serves as Vice Chair for both the Leadership Spokane Board and the Jonah Project. He previously retired from the United States Marine Corps after more than 25 years of active service. Career highlights include accreditation as a Military Diplomat to Amman, Jordan, and serving as a Provost Marshal (Chief of Police) for two bases in South Carolina.
Kelli Demarest, Secretary
Kelli Stewart Demarest, Class of 2016, has a passion for continued involvement in Leadership Spokane. She loves the relationships built and personal growth she has experienced through LS. Kelli is currently serving as the Alumni Board Secretary. She is a veteran Career and Technical Education teacher (16 years at Deer Park High School), with a previous eight-year career as the senior accountant for Gesa Credit Union in Richland, Washington. Kelli has been married to her high school sweetheart for 28 years. They have two amazing adult daughters, and two Boston Terriers. She is a Coug and a Zag!
Brandon Crane, Class of 2019, is a Spokane and eastern Washington native growing up on the south hill and in Pullman around his grandparent’s wheat farm. He’s a graduate from SFCC and WSU and serves the Spokane community as a mechanical engineer for FSi Engineers, a member of the Inland Northwest chapter of ASHRAE, a den leader for his local scout pack, and a member of the Leadership Spokane Alumni Association.
Tami Dillon, Class of 2019, works for the non-profit Skils’kin. While originally from the west side of the state, Tami has called the Inland Northwest home for 20 years. As a mother of three boys, she is driven to make the greater Spokane area as vibrant and inclusive as possible. Tami is eager to serve on the Alumni Board and create more dialogue about how we can all plug into our community.
Elisha Heath, Class of 2010, is currently a contracted Project Coordinator with Avista. Her involvement with Leadership Spokane has resulted in numerous impactful relationships and great personal growth opportunities. She is married, has a vibrant 13-year-old daughter and an energetic dog.
Margaret Holt, Class of 2017, became the first Campus Chief of Staff for the WSU Health Sciences Spokane campus in July 2019. She has worked for WSU for over 7 ½ years in the Vice President and Chancellor office and earned her Degree in Economics and Finance from EWU. She has been married for 34 years and has 2 wonderful children.
Patty Shea, Class of 2003, is a Spokane native. She retired from Avista Utilities in 2019 after a 39-year career and immediately transitioned into starting her own business. She is owner of, Patty Shea Consulting, LLC, “Fixer of the Tough Stuff.” She is a private pilot, motorcycle enthusiast, still loves driving her first car, a 1969 XR7 Cougar, and is finalizing the publication of her first book!
Ryan T. Smith, Class of 2018, also serves as a board member for the Spokane County Veterans Advisory Board. In his civilian employment, Ryan assists Army National Guard Brigade Combat Teams in training for upcoming missions. In the Reserves, Colonel Smith currently serves as the Army Emergency Preparedness Liaison Officer (EPLO) for the State of Washington & FEMA Region X. Ryan is originally from Ione, Washington, and returned to Spokane area after 8 years on Active Duty.
Whit Spencer, Class of 2018, serves the community through employment at Spokane County Fire District 9.