Meet our proposed 2019 Board members!

A vote for our 2019 Board of Directors will be held at our Winter Social and Annual Meeting on Monday, December 10, from 6 to 8 p.m. at Sole Repair Shop (1001 E. Pike St., Seattle, WA 98122). All current Advancement Northwest members are invited to join us and take part in the vote. 

We need to have at least 50 members present in order for the vote to take place, so we encourage you to be there! Register today!


President  Asa Tate, Senior Director, Mission Advancement, Make-A-Wish Alaska and Washington
President-Elect (for 2020) Abbey Norris, Senior Director of Philanthropy, UW Medicine Advancement
Immediate Past President Elizabeth "Beth" Castleberry, Executive Director, King County Library System Foundations
Treasurer Victoria Kitts, Senior Manager, Clark Nuber PS
Secretary & Vice President of Philanthropy April Johnson, M.P.A., Chief Philanthropy Officer, Amara
Vice President of Core Programs Troy Coalman, Director of Annual Giving and Community Engagement, FareStart
Vice President of External Relations Andrea John-Smith, Principal, Scout Finch Consulting
Vice President of Diversity, Equity, Inclusion, and Access Bryan Baker, Director of Development, Northwest Justice Project
Vice President of Membership Helen Sernett
Vice President of Signature Programs Libby Singer, Assistant Director of Development, The Bush School


  • Paul Chiocco, MNPL, Vice President of Development, Pacific Science Center
  • Kari Dasher, Senior Consultant, The Ostara Group
  • Cole Hardman, Annual Giving Gift Officer, Seattle Children's Hospital
  • Sharon Hurt, CFRE, Director of Advancement, The Bush School
  • B. Michelle Johnson, CFRE, Director of Development, Legal Voice
  • Ray Li, Senior Director of International Advancement, University of Washington
  • Barbara Maduell, Principle and Co-Founder, Breakthrough Fundraising Group
  • Catherine Merlo, CFRE, Senior Individual Giving Officer, Seattle Opera
  • Karen Mudd, Interim Director of Development, Hedgebrook
  • Andrea (Andi) Price, Consultant, Campbell & Company
  • Amy Stone, Consultant, The Alford Group
  • Thaddeus Teo, Donor Relations Manager/Major Gifts Officer, United Way of King County
  • Brad Tuininga, Director of Philanthropy, Skagit Valley College Foundation
  • Jeffrey Wilcox, CFRE, President & CEO, Third Sector Company