SUYI Advisory Board Members



  • Val Gorder (President, Gaard Development, SU Trustee) and Chair of Advisory Board

Seattle University

  • Natasha Martin (Vice President for Diversity and Inclusion)
  • David Powers (Dean, College of Arts and Sciences)
  • Kristen Swanson (Dean, College of Nursing)

SUYI Partners

  • Evelyn Allen (Founder and Director, CCS-Village Spirit Center for Community Change)
  • James Bush (Director of Partnership, Seattle Public Schools)
  • Dwane Chappelle (Director of the Department of Education and Early Learning, City of Seattle)
  • Doris Koo (Strategy Advisor, Crescent Collaborative)
  • Andrew Lofton (Executive Director, Seattle Housing Authority)
  • Maiko Winkler-Chin (Executive Director, SCIDPDA)
  • Jessica Werner (Executive Director, Youth Development Executive Directors of King County)
  • Susan Yang (Executive Director, Denise Louie Education Center)

At-Large Community Leaders

  • Laura Althoff (Community Volunteer)
  • Carol Ann Barnickol (Community Volunteer and SU Alum)
  • David Bley (Director, Gates Foundation Pacific Northwest Initiative and SU Alum)
  • Kacey Guin (Portfolio Manager, Ballmer Group)
  • Rodney Hines (Director, Global Responsibility Starbucks)
  • Maureen Lee (Co-Chair, Seattle University Campaign and Community Volunteer)
  • Isabel Muñoz-Colón (Senior Program Officer, Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation)