Executive Director, Compass Housing Alliance
For the past 15 years, Janet Pope has worked to address the issue of homelessness and housing in the greater Seattle Area. Since 2013, Janet has served as the Executive Director of Compass Housing Alliance, a leading service provider for homeless and low-income individuals and families with 23
locations in the Puget Sound region. She previously served as Executive Director of the Interfaith Association of Northwest Washington and the Director of HomeStep, leading programs in support of families exiting homelessness. Janet Pope holds a Masters degree in Public Administration from Seattle University and a bachelors degree from the University of Washington. She recently served on the Mayor Murray’s Tent Encampment Task Force and is spearheading the “Compass Crossing Pilot Project”, a responsive steel modular housing development bringing innovation, services, and community together as a solution to homelessness.