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Jim Yand Elected President of the Music Aid Northwest Board of Directors



Jim Yand has been elected to serve a second term as president of the Music Aid Northwest (MANW) Board of Directors. MANW is a nonprofit organization that supports music education in Washington State's public schools. Harnessing the power of Washington’s strong music community, a group of volunteers raise funds throughout the year to show that Music Matters in the Northwest. Since it was founded in 2005, MANW has granted over one million dollars to over 150 schools across the state. Jim has served on the MANW board since 2019.

“Providing access to music for schools struggling financially in Washington State continues to be a priority given its positive impact on the career success for young people and the pure joy it brings to others,” said Jim. “I appreciate the opportunity to further serve in this role and support MANW’s mission.”

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About Jim Yand
Jim focuses on resolving challenges involved in construction and property development and has more than 30 years of experience resolving high-conflict cases that often determine the continued success of the client’s project or business. His representation across the construction chain also allows him to craft and litigate contract terms that achieve the most effective results. This work also extends to serving as outside counsel for various trade groups and advising on a range of business questions that arise. Jim is a frequent author and speaker on various construction industry topics. He received his bachelor’s degree from Portland State University and his law degree from the Lewis & Clark Law School.

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