Communities In Schools of Whatcom-Skagit would like to congratulate and welcome Nahrin Aziz, M.Ed., as our new Chairperson of the Board of Directors.

Nahrin has served as a founding board member since the inception of the organization in 2008. She hopes to serve as a collaborative leader, supporting both the longevity and institutional memory of our mission-driven agency.

Nahrin is the Lead Faculty member of Northwest Indian College’s Associate of Applied Science – Transfer in Early Childhood Education degree program and Project Director of the College’s Early Childhood Education Initiatives. She is passionate about ending the education debt for students of diverse cultural, linguistic, and ethnic backgrounds.

Previous Board of Directors Chairperson, Melinda Herrera, will continue to serve the organization as Vice-Chair. We are deeply grateful for Melinda’s service and leadership, and are eager to work with Nahrin in her new position for the next two years. Welcome, Nahrin!