North Cascades Bank (NCB) has announced the recent appointment of Beth Stipe as chair of its board of directors. Stipe has more than 25 years of experience in governance and board leadership and joined the NCB board in June 2018. She is the executive director of the Community Foundation of North Central Washington and has led the foundation for 18 years. Stipe has a BA from Indiana University and a masters of nonprofit management degree from Regis University. NCB is a division of Glacier Bank of Kalispell, Montana, and has a Twisp branch.