- John Huffstutter is the District Director for Budget and Administrative Services at the Community College District of Spokane. He has a passion for learning and personal development, soaking up skills and knowledge about everything from his profession to his blacksmithing avocation, from ski patrolling to theology, from science and technology to history and music. In his five-year tenure, he established himself as a leader within both the district and the Washington community and technical college system, serving as the Budget, Accounting and Reporting Group Chair in 2010-2011. He brought more than twenty-two years of leadership experience from service as a military officer, where he served as an intelligence officer, budget and program manager, and unit commander. His cat Mina shares him with his wife Joanne. (Source: Washington Executive Leadership Academy).