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

(Organizational affiliations are for identification purposes only)

Gene Tien, board president, Principal Economist at Baker McKenzie


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


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 in Spokane, WA


Greg Wong, Partner at Pacifica Law Group LLP


Jenny Slagle, Director of Tribal Partnerships at Upstream Washington


Joan Jones, Executive Director of the SEIU Washington State Council


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


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


Suzy Diaz, Collective Impact Director at Heritage University


Treasure Mackley, Executive Director of Invest in Washington Now