CEA Executive Board

You can email the Presidents at

Co Presidents:

Marc DeArmond

Linsley Dix


Deb Sherman


Wilbur Purdue


Jennifer Mostafavinassab, Elementary

Katherine Bayne, Elementary

Alex Reid, Middle

Liz Florkowski, Secondary

Tacy Bigelow, Equity

Marc DeArmond


Linsley Dix


Deb Sherman


Wilbur Purdue


Tacy Bigelow

Equity Rep

Alex Reid

Middle Rep

Kathy Bayne

Intermediate Rep

Liz Florkowski

Secondary Rep

Representing the approximately 4,800 teachers, faculty, and support staff in public schools in Whatcom, Skagit, Island, San Juan and Northern Snohomish Counties.

CEA takes advantage of many resources offered by Fourth Corner.

Our Level 5 representative, Nick Lawrie, is a critical member of our bargaining work, our political action, and our member support. His critical expertise and knowledge continues to strengthen CEA.

WEA offers many benefits including:

  • Member Benefit Savings

  • Professional Development with clock hours and certification.

  • Liability Insurance

  • Legal Support

Our state level representation consistently makes clear to state leaders education issues and concerns.