Generation YES is administered by a Board of Directors made up of experienced educators, students, and business executives. They meet bi-annually and plan where the nonprofit is going to go in the future.

Patrick Gill Chairman of the Board Patrick Gill spent 41 years as a teacher and administrator in public and private schools in the State of Washington and in the Marshall Islands. He taught in elementary, middle, and high schools, and at Washington State University. Dr. Gill spent the last 29 years of his career as an administrator with the Olympia School District. He retired in 2001 as deputy superintendent.

Patrick Gill

Chairman of the Board

Patrick Gill spent 41 years as a teacher and administrator in public and private schools in the State of Washington and in the Marshall Islands. He taught in elementary, middle, and high schools, and at Washington State University. Dr. Gill spent the last 29 years of his career as an administrator with the Olympia School District. He retired in 2001 as deputy superintendent.

Nick Lippert Former CEO of Physicians of SW Washington Nick Lippert has spent 31 years in health care administration. After graduating with an MHA he served in the USAF developing the foundation for an automated medical system for the Surgeons Generals. He has served in various capacities in hospital, physician and medical insurance groups. He is past president and a member of various health and private organizations.

Nick Lippert

Former CEO of Physicians of SW Washington

Nick Lippert has spent 31 years in health care administration. After graduating with an MHA he served in the USAF developing the foundation for an automated medical system for the Surgeons Generals. He has served in various capacities in hospital, physician and medical insurance groups. He is past president and a member of various health and private organizations.

Victoria Bawn Customer Support Director Victoria provides customer support for the U.S. and Canada. She is a certified trainer for Generation YES's workshops around the country. Victoria is also Generation YES's Senior Graphic Designer. For seven years, she has created logos, brochures, flyers, posters, and other print media for Generation YES. 

Victoria Bawn

Customer Support Director

Victoria provides customer support for the U.S. and Canada. She is a certified trainer for Generation YES's workshops around the country. Victoria is also Generation YES's Senior Graphic Designer. For seven years, she has created logos, brochures, flyers, posters, and other print media for Generation YES. 

Adam Fletcher Youth Voice and Empowerment Specialist Adam has over a decade of experience working with educational programs serving youth in schools and communities. In seven years of classroom work, he has been an ELL tutor, experiential learning coordinator, and an independent service learning consultant. Adam is the director of several youth organizations.

Adam Fletcher

Youth Voice and Empowerment Specialist

Adam has over a decade of experience working with educational programs serving youth in schools and communities. In seven years of classroom work, he has been an ELL tutor, experiential learning coordinator, and an independent service learning consultant. Adam is the director of several youth organizations.

Dennis Harper CEO and Founder of Generation YES Dennis Harper has spent the past 35 years helping students, teachers, and schools throughout the world infuse technology to improve student learning. As a former high school teacher, university professor, district technology director, ISTE board member, researcher, speaker, and the CEO and founder of Generation YES, Dr. Harper works to empower youth through technology in schools, communities and the world.

Dennis Harper

CEO and Founder of Generation YES

Dennis Harper has spent the past 35 years helping students, teachers, and schools throughout the world infuse technology to improve student learning. As a former high school teacher, university professor, district technology director, ISTE board member, researcher, speaker, and the CEO and founder of Generation YES, Dr. Harper works to empower youth through technology in schools, communities and the world.

Denny Hurtado Former Skokomish Tribal Nation Chairman Denny Hurtado is the former Director of Indian Education for the Washington State Office of the Superintendent of Public Instruction. In this role, he worked with all 29 tribes in the state and led the creation of curriculum geared towards elementary, middle and high school educators. He also presented workshops and trainings in Indian education, culturally responsive curriculum and professional development.  

Denny Hurtado

Former Skokomish Tribal Nation Chairman

Denny Hurtado is the former Director of Indian Education for the Washington State Office of the Superintendent of Public Instruction. In this role, he worked with all 29 tribes in the state and led the creation of curriculum geared towards elementary, middle and high school educators. He also presented workshops and trainings in Indian education, culturally responsive curriculum and professional development.