Gary Rude - Administrator
Gary Rude joined the DCC staff as administrator in 2008.
He was born in Seattle and grew up in Auburn.
spent the bicentennial of America studying at Oxford University
in a program that profoundly affected his
career in education.
Gary is an Army Veteran and is a retired Washington State educator.
background includes teaching (first grade through Master's Degree candidates), service as an elementary school principal, and directorships at the school district and state levels.
Gary has extensive experience in educational consulting and has trained teachers and principals throughout Washington State and the country.
His volunteer work includes state and local advocacy groups and boards, several stints in Washington DC for People to People, and for the Olympic Area Agency on Aging, where he later worked as Program Manager.
is married to Kathy (Baumunk), a Sequim native, and has four grown children and four grandchildren.
has a passion for genealogy, and has compiled a family history going back eleven generations.
Gary holds a Bachelor's Degree from Seattle University, a Master's Degree from Western Washington University (Bellingham, Washington), and a Doctorate in Educational Leadership and Organizational Development from Seattle University.
and Nancy are back on the Olympic Peninsula and available for all types of counseling needs.
For an appointment, call: Gary
: 477-7088, or Nancy: 477-6910.