2022 Chapter Leadership
Her passions include her family, youth ministry, camping, reading, and a nice quiet run.
Digital Engagement Specialist
When Amy is not grindin’ out deliverables, you can find her trying out a new coffee shop, happy hour, running trail, or DIY project. She is actively engaged in her community, where she is able to fuel her passion for local community theatre.
Chapter Membership Ambassador
Lori Maricle is the director of communications for the Washington Grain Commission. She is an accomplished public relations professional with strategic communications experience in agriculture, business advocacy and health sciences education. Her main professional interests include competitive strategy and assessment, marketing research and behavior, data analytics, and multimedia production.
Lori earned a Bachelor of Arts in public relations from the WSU Edward R. Murrow College of Communication and a Bachelor of Arts in business management from the WSU Carson College. She has been accredited in public relations (APR) through PRSA since 2017. Lori recently returned to Spokane after serving two years with the Association of Washington Business (AWB), in Olympia. Before her role with AWB, she spent 12 years working for WSU, including five years as the communications director for the WSU College of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences in Spokane and four years in administration and human resources at WSU in Pullman.
C. Brandon Chapman
Ambassador of Buzz
Brandon Chapman has been the director of marketing and communications at Washington State University’s College of Education since 2013. For reasons passing all understanding the college still hasn’t given him a box and told him to collect his personal things .
Chappy has 20+ years experience in marketing and communications, including with the Department of Early Learning, various local radio stations and TV stations, The Seattle Post-Intelligencer, and Sports Illustrated. He spent two seasons (2006 and 2007) as a professional baseball play-by-play broadcaster.
He received his master’s degree in broadcast journalism from Syracuse University’s prestigious S.I. Newhouse School of Public Communications, his B.A. from WSU’s Edward R. Murrow School of Communication (he double majored in Spanish), and his A.A. in Radio/TV from Centralia College.
Chappy’s bucket list includes competing in the international whistling competition.