Executive Director, The Steamer Virginia V Foundation
Posted by NPL Connects on Thursday, September 5, 2019 at 3:00 PM PDT
The Steamer Virginia V Foundation (the Foundation) is a 501(c)(3) that owns and operates SS VIRGINIA V, a National Historic Landmark. SS VIRGINIA V is a 125’, steam powered wooden passenger vessel, built in 1922. The Foundation was formed in 1979 to preserve, operate, and interpret SS VIRGINIA V, the last of the Puget Sound’s “Mosquito Fleet” steam ships. Approximately 20,000 individuals visit the vessel annually at her permanent home at Lake Union Park in Seattle’s South Lake Union neighborhood. These visitors come for public boat rides, private charters, educational programs, and more. The vessel takes about 50 underway trips a year.
The Executive Director is the key management leader of the Steamer Virginia V Foundation. The Executive Director is responsible for overseeing the administration, programs and strategic plan of the organization. Other key duties include fundraising, marketing, and community outreach. The position reports directly to the Board of Directors.