Board of Directors

Board of Directors

Meet our Board Members

Philanthropy Northwest operates with the guidance of its board of directors and committee chairpersons.
 
Chair
Nichole June Maher, Group Health Foundation 
 
Vice Chair of Programs
Brenda Solorzano, Headwaters Health Foundation
 
Vice Chair of Board Operations
Lilliane Ballesteros, Latino Community Fund
 
Treasurer
Toya Randall, Casey Family Programs
 
Secretary
Alex McKay, Rasmuson Foundation
 
Board Members
Kaberi Banerjee Murthy, Conrad Prebys Foundation
Diana Birkett Rakow, Alaska Airlines
Warren Brown, College Spark Washington
Shona Carter, Black Future Co-op Fund
Michelle DeWitt, Bethel Community Services Foundation
Mike Halligan, Dennis & Phyllis Washington Foundation
Kris Hermanns, Seattle Foundation
Cat Martin, Vulcan LLC 
Ayyu Qassataq, First Alaskans Institute
Ernie Rasmussen, Bigfoot TeleCommunications of the Colville Tribes
Brian Tanner, Potlatch Fund
Aleesha Towns-Bain, Bristol Bay Native Corporation Education Foundation
Huong Vu, Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation
 
Finance Committee Chair
Toya Randall, Casey Family Programs
 
Membership Engagement Committee Co-Chairs
Cat Martin, Vulcan LLC 
Huong Vu, Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation
 
Nominating and Governance Committee Chair 
Lilliane Ballesteros, Latino Community Fund
 
Public Policy Committee Chair
Mike Halligan, Dennis & Phyllis Washington Foundation