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2017 Board Photo 

2017 Board of Directors

Woodland Park Zoo President and CEO
Alejandro Grajal 

Jeff Leppo, Chair
Senior Counsel
Stoel Rives LLP

Matt Rosauer, Vice Chair
Pine Street Group L.L.C.

Laurie Stewart,
Immediate Past Chair

President & CEO
Sound Community Bank


Jill Walker, Treasurer
 VP Controller
 Starbucks Coffee Company

Margie Wetherald, Secretary
Community Volunteer

Jesús Aguirre, ex-officio
Superintendent, City of Seattle, Parks & Recreation

Linda Allen
The Alleniana Foundation

Ryan Bayne
Ceis Bayne East Strategic

Marianne Bichsel
Owner & President
Bichsel Public Affairs

Kristi Branch
Community Volunteer

Jim Burgett
President, Callison's, Inc.

Dino De Vita
Senior Vice President
Northern Trust

Kenneth W. Eakes
Assistant Vice President, Manufacturing
Costco Wholesale Corp

Shawn Englund
President, Footmarks Inc.

David Goldberg
President, Mithun

Irwin Goverman
Community Volunteer

Lisa J. Graumlich, Ph.D.
Dean, College of the Environment
University of Washington

Mike Hanlon
President & CEO, Abett

Beth Hester
Vice President, External Affairs

Matt Hill
Managing Director
Union Bank

Holly Hirai
Community Volunteer

Rick Holzli
General Manager for Sales & Marketing
Microsoft Corporation

Deb Horvath
Community Volunteer

Jeanne Kohl-Welles
King County Councilmember, District 4

Ben Magnano
General Partner, Frazier Healthcare Partners

Katie Matison
Shareholder, Lane Powell PC

Leigh McMillan
Head of Marketing, ReachNow

Larry Phillips
Community Volunteer

Kevin Schofield
Freelance writer and business consultant

Rob Short
Community Volunteer

Diane Shrewsbury
Community Volunteer

Bryan Slinker, DVM
Dean, College of Veterinary Medicine
Washington State University

Sandy Stelling
Managing Director, Customer Research & Dev.
Alaska Airlines

Ethan Stowell
Chef, Owner

Stephanie True
Director, Major Giving Strategy
Washington Policy Center

Kathryn Williams
Community Volunteer

Susie Wyckoff

Evan Wyman
Broker & Founding Member
Avenue Properties



Tuesday, January 31 - Center for Wildlife Conservation (CWC)

Tuesday, May 23 - CWC

Tuesday, June 20  - CWC

Tuesday, September 26 - CWC

Tuesday, December 12 - CWC

All meetings are 4:00 - 6:30 p.m. unless otherwise noted.


For all Board of Director contact or questions, please call 206.548.2500 or email

Public comments are welcome at the board meetings. Please sign up for limited spaces by 3:55 p.m. on the day of the meeting.