GHC Foundation - Staff

Lisa J. SmithLisa J. Smith

Executive Director

In May 2017, Grays Harbor native Lisa J. Smith was named the Executive Director of the Grays Harbor College Foundation, as well as GHC’s Director of College Development.  Smith grew up in North River and is a 2002 graduate of Aberdeen High School.  She was a World Class Scholar, a program that helps pay tuition for Grays Harbor College students, the third year that the college and the GHC Foundation offered the tuition scholarship to qualifying high school graduates. 

Smith went on to earn a bachelor degree in business management at Central Washington University, returning to the Harbor to work first at Sierra Pacific and subsequently at Imperium Grays Harbor (now REG) for nine years.  Prior to joining the college, Smith was a certified financial advisor with Edward Jones.

Smith is passionate about the Foundation’s mission and enjoys matching donor gifts with GHC priorities.

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PJ Moore

Program Coordinator

The Foundation manages numerous funds and programs that benefit students and the academic environment at Grays Harbor College.  PJ Moore plays an instrumental role in carrying out the day to day administration, programing and accounting functions for the Foundation.  She is one of the first faces you’ll see when visiting our offices and often times the person on the other line answering calls.  PJ is most passionate about our scholarship programs and enjoys working with donors, students and volunteers.

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