Board of Directors & Staff

Board Officers

Grace Nordhoff
President
Community Volunteer

Irene Yamamoto
Treasurer
Community Volunteer

Patricia Walker
Vice President
Community Volunteer

Stephanie Axelrod
Secretary
Community Volunteer

Ross C. Baker 
Immediate Past President
Public Policy Dir., Virginia Mason Medical Center

Board of Directors

Susan Adkins
Community Volunteer

Morgan Collins
Senior Treasury Analyst
Starbucks

Ted Collins
Counsel, Perkins Coie LLP
Adjunct Professor of Law, Seattle University Law School

Patricia L. Dawson, MD
Medical Director, Healthcare Equity
UW Medicine

Sue Donaldson
Community Volunteer

Michael Ellsworth
Founder/Chief Creative Officer
Civilization

Davis B. Fox
President & Principal Consultant
DB Fox Consulting, Inc.

Sibyl Frankenburg
Pacific Lutheran University

Sharon Hammel
Community Volunteer

Judy Kelley
VP Treasury Relationship Manager
Union Bank

Lori Kilberg
Partner
Hartman Simons & Wood LLP

Sarah Kohut
VP Mortgage Lending
Guaranteed Rate

Carla Lewis
Community Volunteer

Ellen Look
Community Volunteer

Mary Mara
Dir. of Library & Learning Resource Center
City University of Seattle

Ruth Massinga
Community Volunteer

Robin Mendelson
GM, US Media Categories
Amazon.com

Tyler Preston Mickey
Moss Adams

Nick Momyer
Dir. Investment Management
Threshold Group

Lynn Pigott Mowe
Community Volunteer

Tuan Ngo
DLA Piper

Susan Potts
Community Volunteer

Anne Repass
Community Volunteer

Deborah Rosen
Educator and Community Volunteer

Lori Scott
Senior Manager
Bader Martin, PS

Annie Searle
Principal
ASA Annie Searle & Associates

Claudia Skelton
Community Volunteer

Bill Stafford
Senior Counselor
Nyhus Communications, LLC

Neal Sullins
Community Volunteer

Ina Goodwin Tateuchi
Trustee
Tateuchi Foundation

Ex-Officio

Marcellus Turner
Chief Librarian & Executive Director

Ron Chew
Trustee, The Seattle Public Library

Steve Griggs
President, Friends of the Library

Emeritus Board

Patricia Akiyama
Gilbert W. Anderson
Ruthanna “Fam” Bayless
Marcella Benditt
Greg Berkman
John S. Calhoun
Ron Chew
Sue Coliton
Terry Collings
David R. Davis, M.D.
Jack Faris
Anne V. Farrell
Jodi Green
Suzanne Hittman
Maria L. Koh
Linda Larson
Eric Liu
Gordon McHenry, Jr.
David McShea
Matthew G. Medlin
Glenna Olson
Chuck Riley
Ira Rubinstein
Ryan Sawyer
Peter Steinbrueck
Dan Sudit
David Williams
Steve Wolf

Foundation Staff

Jonna Ward
Chief Executive Officer

Jeff Guddat
Chief Financial Officer

Brian Lawrence
Senior Director, Strategic Initiatives & Advancement

Jennifer Shin
Director of Development

Jamie Anderson
Executive Assistant/Office Manager

Elizabeth Carpenter
Donor Relations Specialist

Katie Rosapepe
Database Administrator

Kerri Martinez
Events & Development Manager

Stephanie Koura
Communications Manager