About Vancouver Family Magazine
Vancouver Family Magazine is a monthly family magazine whose mission is to strengthen a sense of community by providing Southwest Washington families with comprehensive and locally based resources and information regarding parenting, education, news, community events and personalities, recreation, and more.
VFM is published by Julie Buchan and Nikki Klock. It was founded in 2002 and now has a circulation of 10,000 magazines per month which are available for free at various businesses throughout Vancouver, Battle Ground, Camas, Ridgefield, Washougal, Woodland, and select Portland locations.
Julie Buchan came on board as co-owner and publisher of Vancouver Family Magazine in April of 2005. Bringing her knowledge and expertise in layout and design, she is committed to making Vancouver Family Magazine look its best. She grew up in the Arizona desert and has lived in the Pacific Northwest since 1999. She has a son and a daughter.
Nikki Klock became co-owner and editor of Vancouver Family Magazine in September 2006. The oldest of eight children, she grew up mainly in the Pacific Northwest and graduated from Utah Valley University. She insists that a book is always better than a movie, with rare exception. She is a lover of alternative music, hiking, history, and exploring the Pacific Northwest with her husband and two daughters. She has lived in Vancouver since 2003.
I-Shüan Warr became principal graphic designer of Vancouver Family Magazine in 2012. She has been a graphic designer for over 15 years since graduating from Brigham Young University, and has loved almost every day of it. She and her husband and two boys like to hike and bike together, and she enjoys volunteering at school and church, traveling, taking pictures, and eating cookies.