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The Pilchuck Foundation is a 501(c)3 non-profit community supported foundation focused on assisting the police and fire departments of Granite Falls, Washington in obtaining unfunded equipment, technology, and training.  In addition, the Foundation supports a scholarship program for graduates of both Granite Falls (WA) High Schools who are interested in pursuing careers in fire safety or law enforcement.

2017 Pilchuck Foundation Board of Directors:

  • Catherine Anderson, Chair, Catherine.Anderson@PilchuckFoundation.org
  • Judy Byrd, Retired
  • Fred Cruger, Planning Commissioner, Granite Falls Historical Society
  • Greg Flaucher, Hospice Nurse
  • Linda Hall, Superintendent of the Granite Falls School District
  • Shar Lawrence-Carter, Retired
  • Nikki Lembke, Snohomish County Search and Rescue volunteer
  • Bob Littlejohn, Owner Littlejohn Services
  • Daphne Robert-Hamilton, Owner Iron Mountain Tactical

Advisory roles

  • Police Chief Christopher Ferreira
  • Fire Chief Jim Haverfield


  • Ken Shefveland
  • Dennis Taylor
  • Mary Wysocki

Board Member Vervia Gabriel passed away May 17, 2015.  She was a vital presence to our Foundation, and to the greater Granite Falls community.  We honor her memory.

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Pilchuck Foundation

P.O. Box 1337

Granite Falls, WA 98252