Leonard "Len" harms, an engineering graduate, contributes time and guidance to his church and WWC while also operating a successful business.
Len is president and principal engineer of Harms & Associates, a 20-year-old Pasco, Wash., civil engineering firm that often employs engineering alumni and WWC student interns.
Len serves as vice-chair of the college's board of trustees and as chair of the board's facilities committee. He is also on the advisory council for the School of Theology and was part of the Chan Shun Pavillion design team.
At the Richland Seventh-day Adventist Church, Len's peers say he has shown a remarkable ability to see the future and lead church members together toward that future. He has held several church offices and has been board chair at Tri-City Junior Academy.
Len has also made valuable contributions in church administration. He was instrumental in developing the Upper Columbia Conference's Project 90. In the North Pacific Union, Len served on the executive committee and was chairman of the constitution and by-laws committee.
He and his wife, Ruth, have two daughters, Sherilyn and Renee.