This group of dedicated community leaders, academics, policy experts, and strategists shape the direction of our organization.

(Organizational affiliations are for identification purposes only)

Greg Wong, board president, Partner at Pacifica Law Group LLP


Jan Harrison, board vice president, Director of Diversity Stewardship and Achievement Rewards for College Scientists (ARCS) Foundation Liaison at the University of Washington


Gene Tien, board secretary, Director of Economics at Baker McKenzie


Irene Basloe Saraf, board treasurer, community advocate


Aaron Katz, Principal Lecturer Emeritus at the School of Public Health of the University of Washington


Ankita Patel, Senior Manager, Public Policy and Advocacy at Philanthropy Northwest


Carmen Pacheco-Jones, African American Health Initiative Specialist at Spokane Regional Health District


Erin OkunoExecutive Director of the Southeast Seattle Education Coalition


Joan Jones, Executive Director of the SEIU Washington State Council


Katie Baird, Professor of Economics at the University of Washington Tacoma


Karan Gill, Director of Council Relations at King County Council


Lauren Hipp Program Officer at Perigee Fund


Liz Schott, Senior Fellow with the Family Income Support Division of the Center on Budget and Policy Priorities


Michael Brown, Civic Architect of Civic Commons at The Seattle Foundation


Nathan James, Senior Vice President at GMMB


Treasure Mackley, Vice President of Planned Parenthood Votes Northwest and Hawaii