Seattle University Youth Initiative
About Us

Advisory Board

  • The Seattle University Youth Initiative Director, staff and partners receive strategic guidance from an Advisory Board consisting of a diverse group of campus and community leaders.  The Board meets formally three times per year.

    SUYI Advisory Board Members 2013-2014

    Ex-Officio

    • Stephen Sundborg S.J. (University President)
    • Isiaah Crawford (University Provost)
    • Kent Koth (SUYI Director)

    Advisory Board Members

    • Carol Ann Barnickol (University Regent Emeriti and SU Alum)
    • David Bley (Director, Gates Foundation Pacific Northwest Initiative and SU Alum)
    • Phyllis Campbell (Chairman, JP Morgan Chase Northwest)
    • Mary Frazier (Community volunteer, CASA and Amara)
    • Senait Gebregiorgis (SU Undergraduate Student)
    • Rodney Hines (Director, Global Responsibility Starbucks)
    • Tim Leary (SU Executive Vice President)
    • Asfaha Lemlem (RecTech Director, Yesler Community Center)
    • Andrew Lofton (Executive Director, Seattle Housing Authority)
    • Holly Miller (Director, City of Seattle Office of Education)
    • Angela O’Brien (Parent leader, Yesler Terrace)
    • Joe Orlando (Assistant Vice President for SU Mission and Ministry)
    • Charisse Cowan Pitre (Faculty, SU College of Education)
    • Deanna Sands (Dean, SU College of Education)
    • TBD (Seattle Public Schools representative) 
    • Deborah Wilds (President and Chief Operating Officer, College Success Foundation and SU Regent)