Board of Directors



Board meetings are held every 1st & 3rd Thursday at 6:30PM at our studio location at 215 South Lincoln.


Board of Directors


Dr. Sharon Buck



Dr. Sharon Buck is currently the Vice President of Instruction at Peninsula College in Port Angeles, WA.  Her extensive experience as a community college faculty member and administrator have provided her with an in-depth understanding of higher education leadership. Buck received her doctorate degree in Community College Leadership from Oregon State University in 2004, a Master of Science degree in Forest Resources Management from the University of Washington, and a Bachelor of Science degree in Agriculture form California State Polytechnic University.  Other prior work experience includes serving as the Dean of Business at North and East County for Everett Community College, and as a tenured faculty member for LWIT. She also designed courses for the Tulalip Tribes,  worked as part of collaborative learning teams and was named “Workforce Dean of the Year” by the Washington State Centers of Excellence.


Patric McInnis


Patric is an award-winning producer & filmmaker. His films have been featured at the LA Independent Film Festival, Bare Bones International Film Festival, LA Mosaic Film Festival and across various web platforms. He was recently awarded at the Cynopsis Model D Awards for the daily, live-show he produced at E! Entertainment (Live from E!) and has also been nominated for an Emmy for his coverage of the Royal Wedding in 2011. Patric has a great deal of experience producing in the digital and television marketplaces – having pitched and developed shows for E!, Esquire, G4, Style & NBC Universal, as well as several established television production companies…





Jody Potter


Jody Potter is the new director for the North Olympic Peninsula Skills Center and has worked in education for 17 years.  She has previously held simultaneous roles as assistant principal, superintendent’s administrative assistant and business manager for the Queets-Clearwater School District.  Prior to this, she was employed as an education instructor in the Temporary Assistance for Needy Families Education Department for the Quinault tribe. Potter also served as an instructor of adult basic education at Grays Harbor Community College.  In addition, she served multiple roles for the Taholah Education Center.


Dale Wilson

Dale Wilson


Dale Wilson earned a Bachelors in Journalism and a Master’s in Communication–preparing him for a variety of experiences in the media business. Starting as news director for the college radio station and weekend DJ then migrating over to become floor-director for the local PBS Television station.  He has been a communications consultant in industry with a specialty in team-building and taught communications courses at the college level. Wilson also worked as a fundraiser for Youth Town of Tennessee, the children’s home where he grew up. Within these varied experiences Wilson learned one important lesson, it takes cooperation and commitment to move a community forward.



Richard Wade

Richard Wade


Richard brings an extensive background in Competency/Performance Based Training & Education to PAPA.  Graduating from University of Southern California‘s prestigious Delinquency Control Institute, Richard proved instrumental in the establishment of Charter Schools in the Los Angeles Community specializing in the rehabilitation of troubled and disadvantage children.  With a dynamic and multi-faceted background, Richard plans to focus on the interaction with the youth of our community and emphasizes internal team-building and training in addition to workforce education and development.



Wendy Wilson

Wendy Wilson


Originally from Canada, Wendy earned a degree in Urban Studies in the 1970’s and later another in Communicative Disorders Therapy in the 80’s. She has always had an interest in Public Television and brings to the board her broad experiences, enthusiasm and attention to detail.
“This is a great opportunity for the Olympic Peninsula and I’m excited to be a part of it”





Craig Fulton



Craig Fulton is currently the Director of Public Works and Utilities for the City of Port Angeles.  He came to the city after 27 years in the U.S. Navy rising to the rank of Captain in the Navy Civil Engineer Corps.  Fulton’s educational background includes a Bachelor of Science in Mining Engineering from the Colorado School of Mines, a Master of Science in Engineering from the University of Texas, and a Master of Arts in National Strategic Studies from the Naval War College.  He is a registered Professional Engineer in the State of Washington.






Tyler Alghren

Tyler Alghren


Having traveled to and lived in 26 countries, Tyler relies on his first hand experiences of different cultures, different people and different ways people have found to address issues. Always curious, he has been involved in community efforts throughout his adult life. An award winning photographer, Tyler has a great interest in the visual arts.






Edna Willadsen
Edna Willadsen


Bio coming soon…





Elisabeth Hegyi



Originally from Switzerland, moved to the USA in 1981, and retired as Mechanical Designer in 2002.  After moving from Southern California in 2005 to Port Angeles, she enjoys working the land, and help wherever help is needed.





Christopher Enges



Christopher retired from Clallam County road department in 2012 after 20 years of service. His last 8 years were spent as the District 1 maintenance supervisor in the Sequim area. He has lived on the North Olympic Peninsula for over 40 years.With the help of the Veteran’s Administration he enrolled in Peninsula College at Port Angeles to pursue a degree in multimedia communication in 2012. His focus was on videography, photography, digital editing and graphics.After college in 2014, he enrolled in the VA business Accelerator program and created a business plan to start his videography business, Spirit Vision Films. The VA approved the plan and helped him start his business.
Christopher also acquired a FAA Section 333 exemption to commercially fly UAVs or drones in 2015. In August of 2016, he became one of the first UAV pilots to acquire the new CRF 14, Part 107 FAA sUAV (small unmanned aerial vehicle or drone) commercial pilot’s certificate in the state of Washington.
Christopher works with the production team at PAPA TV to create new content for the station, as well as films within the North Olympic Peninsula community.








Board Members can be reached at each meeting of the Board of Directors.  If you need to contact a Board Member, please email:
PAPALGOAs a non-profit organization, the governing board of PAPA is comprised of professionals across the northwest peninsula.  Some of our board members include Port Angeles City Officials, Collegiate & High School District Representatives, Award-Winning Television & Film Producers, Local Business Owners and Public Access Enthusiasts
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