Alumni Council

Cassandra Aguilar, MNPL '15

Executive Assistant, Amazon

Dewi Ali, MNPL '20

Outreach and Policy Associate, Washington Wildlife and Recreation Coalition

Ann Barrington, MNPL '17

Associate Director of Development, University of Idaho

Alumni Council Secretary


Ann Barrington the Associate Director of Development at the University of Idaho with the College of Agriculture and Life Sciences. She earned her Bachelor of Arts in U.S. History from the University of Puget Sound. Ann also served two years with AmeriCorps.

Anne Becker, MNPL, GCFL, '21

Grantwriter, Self-Employed

Nathan H. Box, MNPL '13

Development and Communications Manager, Senior Center of West Seattle

Alumni Council Co-Chair


Nathan Box is the Development and Communications Manager for the Senior Center of West Seattle. He is also a 2007 graduate of the University of Central Oklahoma where he earned a Bachelor of Arts in Broadcast Communications. After graduating, he worked at UCO for four years as the Coordinator of Commuter Student Services, before moving on to become the Assistant Director of the Volunteer and Service Learning Center.

Monique Brown, MNPL '20

President, FOB Hope

Tracy L. Brown, MNPL '00

Director, Diversity, Equity and Inclusion, HealthPoint


Tracy has 25-plus years of combined experience in Equity Leadership, serving as a Chief Diversity Officer, Director of DEI, Executive Director, and as a state and federal equal opportunity manager and special investigations for civil and human rights state and federal government agencies.

Bridget Dolan, MNPL '14

Executive Director, The Goodtimes Project


Bridget Dolan is the Excecutive Director at The Goodtimes Project. She has more than 20 years of nonprofit and independent school experience. Bridget served as Alumni Council Co-Chair in 2019-2020. 

Sage Drennon, MNPL '19

IDEAS Strategist & Consultant, Inclusion NextWork

Mercedes Elizalde, MNPL '15

Public Policy Director, Central City Concern


Mercedes Elizalde works with Central City Concern as the Public Policy Director. She was the first in her family to attend college and earned her Bachelor of Arts with a minor in Women and Gender Studies.

Brian Hooks, MNPL 2016


Brian has worked in the nonprofit/higher education sector for more than 15 years, focusing on housing and diversity departments. He graduated from Cal State Long Beach with a MS in Counseling in 2007 and Seattle University with a Masters in Nonprofit Leadership in 2016. Brian worked for 9 years at Seattle University in Housing and Residence Life. He currently relocated to Bangalore, India to spend time with family and explore opportunities of growth. 

Elysa Hovard, MNPL '15

Director of Investments and Partnerships, TeamChild

Chiew Hoon Jones, MNPL '09

Associate Director of Experiential Learning, Center for Career Connections/RISE Learning Institute, Bellevue College

Chiew Jones is the Associate Director of Experiential Learning at the Center for Career Connections/RISE Learning Institute at Bellevue College. She leads the internship program, designs and facilitates experiential learning trainings on career exploration, and develops partnerships with employers on internships.

David Jordan, MNPL '18

Project Manager, Volunteers of America Western Washington

Michael Liptrap, MNPL '20

Advisor, College Success Foundation

Heidi Neff, MNPL '12

Program Manager, Youth Tutoring Program, Catholic Community Services of Western Washington


Heidi Neff's career has focused on education and educational equity. After 12 years as a high school science teacher, Heidi worked to strengthen school computer projects in Zambia, then support youth and adult education in Seattle.

Wendy Ozanne, MNPL, GCFL '20

Development & Communications Manager, Cancer Pathways


After Wendy graduated with a bachelor’s in Organizational Communication from Northwest University, she began an internship in fundraising and marketing in Dublin, Ireland. After spending three months learning about international organizations and how they fundraise and market their programs, Wendy returned to Seattle and began working and volunteering with various nonprofits.

Nicole Plastino, MNPL, GCFL '20

Director of Development, GRuB (Garden-Raised Bounty)

Alumni Council Co-Chair

Sara Sisco, MNPL, GCFL '17

Program Manager, Hopelink