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Mutual of Enumclaw Trustee Jane Repensek Becomes an NACD Fellow

by Michael Cousins | Dec 17, 2014
SEATTLE, WASHINGTON, December 15, 2014 -- The National Association of Corporate Directors (NACD) is pleased to announce that Mutual of Enumclaw Trustee Jane Repensek has become an NACD Fellow, the highest level of credentialing for corporate directors and corporate governance professionals. 

As an NACD Fellow, Ms. Repensek has demonstrated her knowledge of the leading trends and practices that define exemplary corporate governance today and has committed to developing professional insights through a sophisticated course of ongoing study. 

“I am honored to join the distinguished and diverse group of individuals who make up NACD’s Fellowship program and who have committed to advancing the highest standards of boardroom leadership,” said Ms. Repensek.  “The resources, insights and connections I’ve made through NACD’s Fellowship program will be key assets to the companies I serve, as well as to my professional growth as a director.” 

Jane Repensek is the Senior Vice President of Finance and Administration at The Seattle Foundation, one of the top-20 U.S. community-oriented foundations, with total assets exceeding $600 million. Jane leads the finance, accounting, investment management, IT, human resources and administration functions. Jane has more than 25 years of experience in finance and accounting in non-profits, financial services, and manufacturing. 

Eric Nelson, President & CEO of Mutual of Enumclaw said, “Ms. Repensek has always been a strong, capable, and active member of our Board of Trustees. We’re proud of her accomplishments and the NACD credentials that prove what we’ve always known: Jane Repensek is a leader of the highest caliber.”

In addition to serving on the Mutual of Enumclaw Board of Trustees, Ms. Repensek is a board member of Cancer Lifeline, a provider of non-medical support to cancer patients and their supporters. She also serves on the BECU Audit Committee.  Jane has an MBA in finance from the University of Chicago and a BS in Accounting from Marquette University and is a CPA in the states of Washington and Wisconsin.

“We are proud to announce that Jane Repensek has joined NACD’s credentialed directors and has taken the next step in the pursuit of boardroom excellence,” said Ken Daly, president and CEO of NACD. “Our fellows help advance the highest standards for those who serve in the boardroom, strengthening our businesses and driving director professionalism. The impact of this program is unmatched and they should be commended for their ongoing commitment to their own professional development.”

Candidates for NACD's Fellowship Program complete a strong foundation course which focuses on topical matters and committee-specific issues, followed by additional NACD education within a 12-month period. NACD Fellows renew their status every year, maintaining and advancing their knowledge with continuous learning and peer-led collaboration. 

NACD's Fellows serve on boards of some of the largest and most diverse corporations in the world, including NASDAQ OMX- and NYSE-listed companies such as The Bon-Ton Stores, Ellie Mae, Foot Locker, Marsh & McLennan Cos., Monsanto, Nu Skin Enterprises, PICO Holdings, Pinnacle Entertainment, Retail Properties of America Inc., and Reynolds American. 

NACD Fellows represent hundreds of companies and provide a snapshot of the caliber of corporate directors engaged in continuous learning with NACD--the leading organization that identifies, interprets and provides insights and information that boardroom leaders rely upon to apply their wisdom and knowledge and make sound strategic decisions. 

For information about the NACD Fellowship program, visit www.NACDonline.org/Fellowships. Directors who are interested in becoming an NACD Board Leadership Fellow can contact NACD at 202-572-2084 or email Fellowships@NACDonline.org. 

About NACD 

The National Association of Corporate Directors (NACD) is the only membership organization focused exclusively on advancing exemplary board leadership. Based on more than 35 years of experience, NACD identifies, interprets, and provides insights and information that corporate board members rely upon to make sound strategic decisions, confidently confront complex business challenges, and enhance shareowner value. With more than 13,000 corporate director members, NACD provides world-class director education, director training, and proprietary research about leading boardroom and corporate governance practices to promote director professionalism and bolster investor confidence. Furthermore, to create more effective and efficient corporate boards, NACD provides independent board evaluations and custom-tailored in-boardroom education and training programs, as well as director-led conferences, forums, and peer-exchange learning opportunities to share ideas about current and emerging issues. Fostering collaboration among directors and governance stakeholders, NACD is shaping the future of board leadership. To learn more about NACD, visit www.NACDonline.org. To join, contact Kelly Dodd at kkdodd@NACDonline.org or 202-380-1891.

About Mutual of Enumclaw

Founded in 1898 in Enumclaw, Washington as Farmers’ Mutual Insurance Company, Mutual of Enumclaw has grown into a major carrier with more than $340 million in written premiums. Mutual of Enumclaw products are distributed exclusively by a network of local independent insurance agents located throughout Washington, Oregon, Idaho, Utah, and Arizona. In 2013 Mutual of Enumclaw’s local claims service was ranked #1 in the industry for prompt and fair claims handling in a national survey of independent insurance agents. For the third year in a row, the company was recognized in June 2014 for being one of the top 100 places to work in Washington State. For more information about Mutual of Enumclaw, please visit www.mutualofenumclaw.com.