Maureen Emerson Feit, PhDDirector of the Nonprofit Leadership ProgramJEFF email@example.com
Lindsay OhabGraduate Program CoordinatorCasey 2W206.firstname.lastname@example.org
Carol LwaliGraduate Admission Counselor206.email@example.com
The MNPL Program is physically located inJefferson Building 4014th FloorE Jefferson St & 14th AveSeattle, WA 98122Directions here
The MNPL Advisory Committee brings together leaders from the nonprofit and philanthropic sectors to provide strategy, oversight and support for the program.
Advisory Committee members also act as mentors for Master of Nonprofit Leadership students, actively promote the program, and champion the importance of leadership and management education for nonprofit and philanthropic leaders.
Maria Chavez Wilcox Chair, Advisory CommitteeCEO, Childhaven
Maria Chavez Wilcox is the President of
Childhaven, where she oversees all aspects of the agency's operations.
She builds and nurtures relationships with everyone who is involved in
keeping Childhaven viable – donors, community members, board members and
staff. Maria has more than 30 years of experience as a nationally
recognized leader of nonprofit organizations. She earned a Master's
degree in Education from Boston University, and started volunteering at
the Massachusetts Children's Institute. This experience led her to
United Way, where she began her career with community-based nonprofits.
She worked as a senior manager with United Way of King County, working
with larger corporations like Boeing, and served for 15 years as
President and CEO of United Way of Orange County, California. As an
organizational leader, Maria cites relationship building, strategic
thinking and decisiveness as her greatest strengths.
Peter Blomquist Principal, Blomquist International Janet Boguch Owner and Principal, Non-Profit Works Angie BuysseProgram Director, Seattle Storm FoundationGary Davis Associate Executive Director, Companis MNPL 2010Edward Esparza Policy Associate, Washington State Board for Community and Technical CollegesMNPL 2004Jon Fine President & CEO, United Way of King County Dwight Gee President, Arts Council of Mongolia-USKen GibsonExecutive Director, Washington Masonic CharitiesMNPL 2003Lee HarperExecutive Director, Phinney Neighborhood Association MNPL 2003Jane HintonExecutive Director, Powerful VoicesMari HoritaPresident & CEO, ArtsFund MNPL 1999Julielyn Lakey Executive Director, Seniors Making Art Jan Levy Executive Director, Leadership Tomorrow
Ray LiDirector for International Advancement, University of WashingtonMNPL 2001
Paula MaranyanExecutive Director, Children's Alliance
Dave Osmer VP for Executive Search Services, Hagel & Company
Kathleen PierceManaging Trustee, Kirkpatrick Family Foundation
Laura RehrmannPresident, Rotary Club of Seattle MNPL 1996Ruben Rivera-JackmanSenior Resident Services Manager, King County Housing AuthorityMNPL 2003Sturgis Robinson Financial Advisor, Key Investment Services MNPL 2004Robbie Rohr Principal, R.K.Rohr Consulting Rita Ryder President, Strategic Initiatives YWCA of Seattle/King County/Snohomish County Patricia Shepherd-Barnes, CFRE President National MS Society, Greater NW Chapter Alice Shobe Director, Building Changes Josephine Tamayo Murray Vice President for Public Policy, Catholic Community Services of Western Washington Richard Woo CEO, The Russell Family Foundation