MARK MACDONALD – Board Chariman
was born and raised in Seattle, Washington. He went to the University
of Washington, majoring in Business while working for Pacific
National Bank of Washington (PNBW) which became First Interstate Bank of Washington.
After 19 years, he retired and used his accounting, administrative, sales, and operations experience and background to take on contracts that included: training for Microsoft, Boeing, and numerous local and national banks; teaching for the governments of Kazakhstan and China; consulted for numerous businesses; served as President of a movie/TV production & post-production company for ten years (offices in Seattle and Los Angeles); was appointed by the trustee to be the President of a Sand & Gravel company; ran an association comprised of community banks; and finished his career back in banking as the Chief Credit Officer of a bank in Portland, OR. Mark retired in early 2017.
Mark joined Shoreline Community Care (SCC) Board of Directors in late 2017 and in mid-2018 Mark assumed the President/Chairmanship of SCC.
Mark lives in Shoreline and attends Berean Bible Church, Shoreline. In his spare time, Mark enjoys golfing, playing pickleball, fishing, and working on his home.
KRISTEN COGGIN – Board Secretary
Kris is a native of Michigan and a graduate of Michigan State University with a degree in Elementary Education. She was actively involved in her local Presbyterian Church; participating in youth group and assisting in the pre-school age Sunday School program. After graduation, she and her husband moved to Colorado and she began a career in the Life and Health Insurance Industry. A new job opportunity brought her to the Seattle area 10 years ago.
Kris is a member of Trinity Presbyterian Church in Shoreline, where she is an Elder and currently serving as the Clerk of Session. She is also a Ministry Team Leader for the Women’s and Prayer ministries. After retiring from the insurance world two years ago, she began volunteering with Shoreline Community Care and recently joined the Board of Directors in the role of Secretary. She enjoys travel, reading, cooking, and a bit of gardening. Her daughter and son-in-law currently reside in Amsterdam.
JACOB IMMANUEL – Board Treasurer
Jacob was born and raised in India. He graduated from college with a degree in Zoologyand, additionally, studied accounting. During his university years,he served as the founding secretary of Cochin Community Welfare Society. The main purpose of this charitable organization was to work among the leprosy patients in the city of Cochin.
After teaching science for three years in Nigeria, he immigrated to the United States where he made a career in accounting.
After several years as a small business owner, he now keeps books for a medical clinic in Seattle.
Jacob is an active member of Trinity Presbyterian Church and the Mar Thoma Church of Seattle.
He has served as the treasurer of Shoreline Community Care for a over 19 years.
BILL BEAR – Board Member & Former Chairman of SCC
Bill came to the Seattle area from New York City. He has been involved in Shoreline Community Care as an interviewer, web-designer, chairperson, and presently as a board member. Bill attends New Hope Seattle and functions there as ministry lead for Celebrate Recovery.
Bill recently retired from working as a para-educator in the Shoreline School District.
Bill is involved in Youth Wise Mentoring, the Back-To-School Consortium, Power of One volunteer &Embrace Shoreline Schools.
RICHARD KLEIN – Board Member
Richard Klein was born and raised in the Pittsburgh, PA. area. After college, he taught Elementary and High School for several years before returning to graduate school where he earned an MS in Biology. He worked in the Maryland in the Biotech industry until moving to Seattle with his family in 1985, continuing in the Biotech field until retiring in 2010.
Rich and his family have attended Berean Bible Church in Shoreline since they moved to the Pacific Northwest in 1985. Rich was active as a leader in the AWANA program at Berean, continues to serve on the Business Committee, and has been an active member of a small group for years.
Along with his work at Berean, Rich enjoys working outside in the yard, traveling, and spending time with his sons, their wives, and his four grandchildren.
Rich has worked with Shoreline Community Care for more than ten years. Over the many years, he has spoken to groups about SCC, interviewed many clients, and is currently serving as a Board Member.