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Board of Directors

Join Our Board and Committees


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:


Lindiwe Chaza-Jangira, Chief Executive Officer

Phone: (253) 272-4181 x 223


Board Meetings

The Board meets on the fourth Thursday of the month, 10 times a year. *Board meetings are currently held on Zoom

Chief Executive Officer

Lindiwe Chaza-Jangira


(253) 272-4181 x 223

Executive Committee

Stephanie Liu, Co-President

Software Engineer—OctoML

Michael Elguera, Co-President
Manager, Port Community System—Northwest Seaport Alliance

Erin Casey, Secretary
Program Evaluation Manager—National Children's Alliance

Dan Bogart, Co-Treasurer
Senior Vice President—Banner Bank

Laraine Quail, Co-Treasurer
Treasurer—Northwest Hardwoods, Inc.

Members at Large

Cindy Grady, Past President

Community Volunteer

Retired Retail Wholesale Consultant

Liane Williams, CPA 
Director of Finance and Accounting—Alco Investment Company

Chrystina Solum
Partner--Dickson Frohlich Phillips Burgess PLLC

Mariana Bellinger

Senior Regional Project Specialist—American Red Cross JBLM

Rebecca Reeder
Attorney—Alliance Law Group

Lori Johnson
CPA—Empower Accounting Solutions
(Joined in 2024)

Amy Borgen
HR Manager—Frontier Door

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