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For Immediate Release

May 2, 2022



Josephine Caring Community Elects New Board Members



Stanwood, WAJosephine Caring Community recently welcomed two new members to its Board of Directors.  Kimberly Geariety and Paul Shoup were elected to the Board of Directors at Josephine’s Annual Meeting on April 22, 2022.


Kimberly served previously on the Josephine Board of Directors from 2009 to 2017, three years of which were as Board Chair.  She has also served on numerous other nonprofit Boards.


Paul, an ordained ELCA pastor, started the Pastoral Counseling Program for Lutheran Social Services and is a founder of the Pastoral Therapists for Lutheran Counseling Network.


Kimberly and Paul join the other members of the Board of Directors serving Josephine Caring Community — Chair Tom Lucas; Vice Chair Dave Hayes; Secretary Dr. Arnold Ronning; Lowell Larsen, Michael Larsen, John Leque, Candyce Sylling, Michael Hughes and Jim Karstetter.


Also at the Annual Meeting, retiring members Janet Barnes, Connie DiGregorio and Don Schultz were recognized with gratitude for their valuable years of dedicated service to Josephine Caring Community and the Board of Directors.