Beth Thew

Beth Thew, secretary-treasurer for the Spokane Regional Labor Council, AFL-CIO, was appointed to the Board fall 2013. 

An active advocate for labor and workforce development in the region, Thew is a member and past vice-chair of the Washington State Workforce Training and Education Coordinating Board and a commissioner with the Washington State Economic Development Commission. She also serves on Spokane Area Workforce Development Council and United Way of Spokane County board of directors.
She also served as a member of the Washington Learns higher education task force; Washington State Labor Council, where she chaired its education, training and apprenticeship committee and economic development, transportation and job committee; and American Red Cross, Inland Northwest Chapter Board of Directors.

In the community, Thew is active in Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 51.
Beth Thew

She also has volunteered for Boy Scouts of America Troop 2 and the International Order of Job’s Daughters, where she received the organizations Evergreen Award for outstanding adult volunteer/involvement in 1997.