President Bob McIntosh, PhD -was elected as the new President in June of 2011 for two years and has a total of ten years experience with the veterans issues in Washington State. As a teacher of veterans, he works with a number of colleges and universities in a wide range of supportive services through the design of syllabi and curriculum including the Human Development mental models for several, Information Services and Financial Services organizations.
Bob served in the US Army on active duty for almost four years. Following graduation from the Evergreen State College with a BA and an MPA, he was an information technology consultant and served as regional sales and operational manager for AmeriData and GE Capital IT Solutions. His assignments included advanced sales education, assignments and accounts until his retirement in 2000. Since his retirement from active corporation leadership, Bob has been employed primarily part time as a member of the faculty for Olympic College and currently at The Evergreen State College, in Olympia, WA.
His service with the US Army was from Nov 1961 until Oct 1967, as a Demolition Expert for the 54th and 168th Combat Engineers (MOS 121.20, Spec.E-4-P1). Bob is a Life Member of the Vietnam Veterans Association and is asked to teach the VETS Class every other year (as well as, business programs). His primary motivation for supporting veterans is based upon losing his younger brother; Lance Corp. Charles G. McIntosh, 2nd Bat. 3rd Marines, (KIA July 1966, Operation Hastings, Vietnam). The emotional motivation is to also honor comrades that have died during the war and since. His Directorship and quest is to bring awareness and peace to those veterans and their families who will use knowledge and skills to become sustainable members of their communities.