Welcome to the Philanthropic Advisory Council

Mission Statement

To continue our PNWS legacy of philanthropic excellence by promoting, supporting and overseeing the important work of Water For People, Water Equation, Education and Training Fund and other philanthropic programs.

Officer Members

Katie Dillon




Kristin Kihs




Shantel Shepard

Vice Chair

Tacoma Water


Caren Sleeth


Covington Water District


Jolene Gibson

Board Contact

City of Tacoma


2024 Wine for Water – Willamette Valley

Saturday, March 9
6:30 pm

The Bindery
610 NE Fourth St
McMinnville, OR 97128

The PNWS-AWWA Section invites you to Wine for Water 2024 on Saturday, March 9, 2024 at The Bindery in McMinnville, Oregon.

2024 is the 2nd year of the Wine for Water Roadshow and we are exploring beautiful Willamette Valley known for Pinot Noir and Chardonnay. Come taste award-winning wines while supporting the Section’s philanthropies – Water For People, Education & Training Fund, and Water Equation. Tickets are $80 per person or $150 for two. Your ticket includes dinner, two drink tickets per person and networking with your industry peers.

BACK THIS YEAR – Kick off your weekend with group wine tasting and lunch on Saturday. Reserve your space and we will send details via email in the coming months.

Tickets can be purchased for the fundraiser at The Bindery on Saturday night by clicking the Register Now link below. You can also reserve your space for the group wine taste at this link.

Register Now!