Junior Achievement in the Spokane area was established in 1953 under the name JA of the Inland Northwest. In 2013, they joined JA of Washington, as JA Eastern Washington/Northern Idaho. Currently, nearly 8,000 students are served annually offerring traditional in-school and virtual programs in grades K-12. In 2016, the JA Finance Park® mobile unit was added, providing one of JA’s highest impact programs to 2,700 Spokane area middle and high school students annually. 

Phone: 509.624.7114
Regional Program Manager: Janet Banaugh


“I love bringing JA into my classes because it gives my students a chance to bond with a caring professional.”

Kelli Demarest (Eastern Washington educator)

JA Eastern Washington/Northern Idaho Board of Directors

Jamie Hudson— Chair
SVP & Commercial Banking Center Manager – Spokane & Coeur d’Alene
Umpqua Bank

Paul Bond
Eastern Division Manager – Northwest District
UPS

Mark Conrath
Vice President
US Bank

Dr. Michael Dunn – Emeritus
Superintendent
Spokane ESD 101

Lloyd Fillis
Career Path Services
CFO

Devon Givens
Retail Branch
Manager
First Interstate Bank

Matthew Henshaw
Principal
Spokane Public Schools

Sadie Kingrey
District Manager
Starbucks Corporation

Troy Klemo
Regional Vice President
Enterprise

Brian McNaughton
Owner
McNaughton & Nate Insurance

Kelly McPhee
VP Director of Communications & Public Relations
Banner Bank

Joel Mitchell
Financial Advisor
Edward Jones

Jeremy Newcomb
Signing Director
CliftonLarsenAllen LLP

Nathaniel Prior
AVP/Area Sales and Service Manager
Gesa Credit Union

Eowen Rosenstrater
Attorney
Eowen Rosenstrater Attorneys

Windy Rudd
VP Private Banking Team Leader
Columbia Bank

Kathleen Schilb
Community Relations Administrator
Horizon Credit Union

Tim Shustoff
General Manager
Learfield – EWU Athletics

Brian Talbott
Superintendent
Nine Mile Falls School District

Christie Vranich
Manager, Member Lending Solutions
BECU

Dave Wright
Vice President & Corporate Controller
Itron

Natalie Vega O’Neil
President & CEO
Junior Achievement of Washington