Board Members and Staff

William T. Weyerhaeuser, Ph.D., Chair

Retired Psychologist
Family Member
Tacoma, WA

Gail T. Weyerhaeuser, Ph.D., Vice-Chair and Treasurer

Clinical Psychologist
Family Member
Tacoma, WA

Chi-Dooh (Skip) Li, Director

Ellis, Li & McKinstry
Seattle, WA

J. Derek McNeil, Ph.D., Director

Chief Administrative Officer
The Seattle School
Seattle, WA

Linda Ranz, Director

Director of New Products
Seattle, WA

William P. Robinson, Director

President Emeritus
Whitworth University
Spokane, WA

Todd D. Silver, Director

J.L. Darling Corporation
Tacoma, WA

Benjamin D. Weyerhaeuser, Director

Los Angeles, CA


Cary Photo


Cary A. Paine, J.D., Ph.D., President

Cary was selected by the Board of Directors to lead the Stewardship Foundation in May 2000. His responsibilities include day-to-day administration, program design and long term strategic planning in conjunction with the Board. Prior to the role, Cary spent twenty years in non-profit administration, in education and international relief and development. He holds a Bachelor’s degree from Dickinson College, a law degree from Suffolk University, and a Ph.D. from the University of Pennsylvania in education administration.


Amy Alva, Grants Manager

Amy has been with the Foundation since 1995, beginning as an assistant to Dave Weyerhaeuser. She is responsible for all aspects of grants management.



Hayli Walker, Office Manager

Hayli joined the team in January 2017. She is responsible for all general office management.