Philanthropist of the Year Awards Ceremony & Breakfast

Date: Friday, March 18, 2022

Time: 8 a.m. to 9:30 a.m.

Location: In-Person at Camano Center

Celebrate with us as we recognize outstanding contributors to philanthropy in our community.

Guest Speaker: Dr. Deborah Rumbaugh, Stanwood-Camano School District Superintendent

Deborah stepped into the role of Superintendent for the Stanwood-Camano School District on July 1, 2021.   Deborah and her family are thrilled to become part of the Stanwood-Camano community and look forward to living, serving and giving back to the community.

Deborah has been an educator for 20 years. She started as a science teacher at Auburn Riverside High School in the Auburn School District in 2003 and moved into the role of Assistant Principal in the Kent School District in 2010. In 2013, Deborah joined Highline Public Schools as a Principal, followed by Executive Director, Human Resources, and then assumed an added role of Instructional Leadership Area Supervisor, Secondary Schools, through 2021. 

Deborah holds a Bachelor of Arts in Education from Pacific Lutheran University, and a Master’s Degree in Educational Leadership. In addition, she holds a Doctoral degree from Seattle Pacific University where she not only obtained her Doctoral degree in Executive Leadership but her Superintendent Certificate as well.

Deborah’s husband, Wayne, is an educator in the Lakewood School District.  They have nine grown children and are grandparents. They enjoy spending time with their family and exploring the many trails, hikes, and other outdoor adventures in the area. 

Awards to be given:

Floyd & Delores Jones Spirit of Philanthropy Award

Heritage Bank Business Making a Difference Award

Tasha Branch Pay It Forward Award