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Board of Directors

Officers

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Sam Whiting,
President & CEO
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Kevin Washington,
Tabor 100
Chair
Jackie Bezos
Jackie Bezos
Bezos Family Foundation
Past-Chair
*temp*
William H. Gates Sr.
Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation
Past-Chair
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State Rep. Ruth Kagi
House Early Learning & Human Services Committee (chair)
Co-Vice-President
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Don Stark
Smith & Stark
Co-Vice-President
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Dan Kranzler
Kirlin Charitable Foundation
Treasurer
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Beverly Jacobson
Angel Care Breast Cancer Foundation
Secretary

 

 

Directors

Tony Benton, Community Volunteer

State Sen. Andy Billig, Senate Early Learning & K‐12 Education Committee

Susan Champlain, The Boeing Co.

Dr. Dimitri Christakis, Seattle Children’s Hospital

Randy Dorn, State Superintendent of Public Instruction

Dennis Gisi, John L. Scott

Dr. Bette Hyde, Washington State Department of Early Learning

Trudi Inslee, First Lady of Washington State

Valorie Johnson, W.K. Kellogg Foundation

Lynn Kessler, Community Volunteer

Janet Levinger, Community Volunteer

State Sen. Steve Litzow, Senate Early Learning & K-12 Education Committee (chair)

Jim McCarthy, E.K. Riley

Mary Ellen O’Keeffe, North Seattle Community College

Alisher Saydalikhodjayev, Microsoft

David Sanders, Casey Family Programs

Katie Simons, Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation

Dr. Beck Taylor, Whitworth University

Michelle Vallene, Learner’s Lane

State Rep. Maureen Walsh, House Early Learning & Human Services Committee (ranking minority member)

 

Emeritus Board

Kim Ackerley Cleworth, Ginger and Barry Ackerley Foundation
Ricardo Garcia, Community Volunteer
John Stanton, Trilogy Equity Partners
Bob Watt, Community Volunteer