Alumni Board of Directors

Carlos Antras Sole

Carlos Antras SoleMainz, Germany

Carlos (-94-) is originally from Barcelona, Spain. He and his wife have an 11-year-old daughter. Carlos works for Nestlé Corporation in Frankfurt; enjoys other cultures, languages, and sports; and loves spending time with his daughter.

Darcy Armstrong

Darcy ArmstrongYakima, Washington

Darcy, class of '86, and her husband Brett own and operate Riddco, Inc., which mainly contracts with numerous telecommunications companies to provide the pathway for fiber and phone lines. They attend West Valley Nazarene Church where she teaches caravans to 3rd and 4th grade girls and serves on the Women‟s Ministry Council. She also bakes and decorates cookies for special events. Darcy is a runner and she also loves to entertain, shop, and spend time with family.

Karen Ball

Karen BallKent, Washington

Karen, class of '78, has worked since 1999 as a Rehabilitation Counselor in the Neuro Rehabilitation program at the University of Washington Academic Medical Center (Seattle). She and her husband, Terry, have two grown children and one grandson. They worship at Kent First Church of the Nazarene, where she is active on the church board and the Women‟s Council. She loves golfing, attending Seahawks games, reading, traveling, holding her grandson, and she and Terry are taking up a new hobby of bike riding.

Stacy Blum

Stacy BlumTroy, Idaho

Stacy, class of '88, works from home and is the bookkeeper for Blum Construction, a family-owned company. She and a friend started Troy Club Volleyball in 2010, and she enjoys staying involved with high school volleyball. Stacy and her husband, Curtis, have 5 children, ranging in age from 23-16, including a set of twins. She enjoys being with family, playing tennis or volleyball, watching her kids‟ sports, reading, taking pictures, gardening, and being active in church (and so much more!).

Kristi Bolles

Kristi BollesSnohomish, Washington

For 15 years, Kristi, class of '97, was in the financial services industry. Currently, she is a stay-at-home mom with her 2 preschool-age children. The Bolles family attends Alderwood Community Church, where Kristi volunteers in the preschool and 2-year-old Sunday School classes, and she is also involved with women’s Bible studies. She is married to Jeremy, and she loves boating, waterskiing, traveling, being outdoors, trying new things, and being with loved ones.

Janelle Bufford

Janelle BuffordBattle Ground, Washington

Janelle, class of '92, has been a teacher and professor, and recently transitioned to Nursing Home Administration. She and her husband, Buff, have 3 children, two of whom are still at home. The Bufford’s attend Portland First Church of the Nazarene, where they participate in the Upward Basketball program and Janelle is a nursery volunteer. She also loves to spend time with family and friends, watch sports, scrapbook, and decorate her home.

Tyler Gilmore

Tyler GilmoreSalem, Oregon

Ty, class of '06, is Director of Clinical Operations and Community Relations for PT Northwest, an outpatient physical therapy group, and he also does Ergonomic Consulting for businesses in the northwest. Ty attends Oasis Community Church with his wife, Melissa, and their 2 children. They love vacationing in central Oregon, and Ty also enjoys golfing and taking part in small business start-ups.

Zach Marble

Zach MarbleNampa, Idaho

Zach, class of 2004, is currently District Manager of LaborMAX Staffing which facilitates recruitment and job placement activities with companies across the Treasure Valley. Zach and his wife Sarah ('04) live in Nampa with their two girls who keep them busy! The Marble family attends College Church of the Nazarene where Zach serves on the board and helps coordinate hospitality and care ministries. Zach enjoys spending time with his girls, coaching, buying storage units and motorcycle riding.

Jan McIntire, President

Jan McIntireLongmont, Colorado

Jan, class of 1981, has worked in education for 15 years as a classroom teacher and administrator. She also works with her husband, Tim, in their home-based business. Jan and Tim have 3 grown children and attend LifeBridge Christian Church where Jan teaches a women’s Bible study. Jan loves to travel, hike in the mountains, read/study, walk, garden, enjoy family and friends, and volunteer at NNU.

Brad Michelson

Brad MichelsonMonument, Colorado

For most of his professional career, Brad, class of '92, has been supporting engineering and management tasks and is currently serving as Vice President at Infinity Systems Engineering. He and his wife Robin have 4 children. They are active in their church and in community volunteer opportunities. The Michelson family also enjoys outdoor activities, sports, and traveling.

Eddie Miles

Eddie MilesYakima, Washington

Eddie, class of '93, is Vice President of Integration and Business Development for Yakima Valley Memorial Hospital. He and his wife Christine have 2 children. Eddie coaches both of his children‟s soccer teams, and he also enjoys skiing and hiking.

Heather Miller Pillers

Heather Miller PillersDivide, Colorado

Heather Pillers, class of 2009, most recently moved back to Nampa to serve as the Children's Pastor at College Church of the Nazarene. Heather is married to David Pillers ('03), and they enjoy being involved in a variety of church ministries, running together, hiking, camping, and now doing many DIY projects on their home.

Preston O'Malley

Preston O'MalleySnohomish, Washington

Preston, class of '11, is recently married to Brittani and works at a public accounting firm in Bellevue, Washington. He attends Canyon Hills Community Church and leads a Life Group for young professionals, a Life Group for 9th grade, and has taught 3rd grade Sunday school. Preston loves to be active outdoors, especially enjoying hiking, water skiing, and playing softball.

Jill Shepherd

Jill ShepherdWhitefish, Montana

Jill, class of '81, has worked in interior design and in education. She and her husband Tom have two high-school age daughters, and home schooling her girls is Jill’s current “job.” In addition, she is very active in her church, Whitefish Church of the Nazarene, participating in Awana, youth group, missions, worship team, and ladies Bible study, among other activities. In her spare time, Jill also loves to do music, hike, camp, swim, travel, and encourage and uplift those around her, especially those who are on the cancer journey.