The Board

We are always looking for dedicated and passionate community members to join our board and committees. If you would like more information about becoming a board or committee member, please contact:

Miriam Barnett, CEO
253 272 4181 x 223

The Board meets the fourth Thursday of the month of 10 times a year.*

*Board meetings are currently held on Zoom to comply with COVID-19 safety measures. 

2020-2021 YWCA Pierce County Board Members
Executive Committee  
Cindy Grady, President
Retail Wholesale Consultant
(Joined in 2015)
Kim Bedier, Secretary
Director, Tacoma Venues & Events—City of Tacoma
(Joined in 2019)
Liane Williams, CPA Co-Treasurer
Controller, Alco Investment Company
(Joined in 2018)
Dan Bogart, Co-Treasurer
Senior Vice President, Banner Bank
(Joined in 2019)
Meredith Neal, Vice President
Economic Development Manager, City of Puyallup
(Joined in 2015)
Laura Wulf, J.D. Past President
Assistant Attorney General, State of WA
(Joined in 2015)

Members at Large
Amy Hart
Columbia Bank
(Joined in 2021)
Andrea Jarmon, J.D.
Industrial Insurance Appeals Judge, State of WA
(Joined in 2019)
Antoinett Atkins
Strategic Recruitment Initiatives
(Joined in 2021)
April Sage
Owner, Senior Housing Advisory Services
(Joined in 2017)
Cady Hale
Student, Annie Wright
(Joined in 2019)
Cynthia Platon
Community Volunteer
(Joined in 2015)
David Perry
Pierce County Sheriff (Retired)
(Joined in 2016)
Diana Hice
Community Volunteer
(Joined in 2016)
Gloria Fletcher
Business Development Manager, City of Tacoma Economic Development
(Joined in 2015)
Jeff Cohen, Ph.D. Civic Engagement Committee Chair
Co-Interim Dean, UWT School of Social Work and Criminal Justice
(Joined in 2015)
Jennifer Weddermann
Architect, Weddermann Architecture, PLLC
(Joined in 2014)
Kara Robb
Supervisor, Lakewood Vessel & Vehicle Licensing
(Joined in 2017)
Kathryn McCarthy
Public Information Officer, TPS
(Joined in 2016)
Keri Waterland
Director of Behavioral Health, Health Care Authority
(Joined in 2019)
Koree Wick
Director of Administrative Services/Finance, West Pierce Fire & Rescue
(Joined in 2020)
Mariam Savabi, MD, MPH
Physician, Social Justice/Anti-Oppression Trainer, MultiCare
(Joined in 2020)