Ellis Corets is the Founder and President of the Board of Directors of the Cascades Science Center Foundation. A retired Boeing engineering manager, his career paths also included civil engineering, and financial consulting. Among his many interests and areas of community service he founded and directed “Pedal for a Purpose” which integrates fundraising programs with major bicycle riding events. As a cancer survivor, he actively supports cancer research at the Fred Hutchinson Cancer Center. He is a founding member of the Eastside Astronomical Society. As a member of the Friends of the Planetarium he helped in the acquisition of equipment and putting on star shows on at the Bellevue Community College Planetarium. Ellis resides in Bellevue, Washington, with his wife, Roberta and has four daughters and five grandchildren.
Helen Kim, one of the board members, inteviewed Ellis. The results of that interview are published in this article.
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