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Board of Directors

The Seafair Board of Directors include local professionals with a passion for Seafair and their communities. These individuals donate their time, expertise, and resources to help make Seafair bigger and better each year.


Executive Committee


David Crump

Crump Law Firm, PLLC

Chair-Elect / Treasurer

Deanne Ederer Emmons

Ederer Investment

Past- Chair/ Governance

Joel Andrus

Seattle Fire Department


Maria Tringali


Government Affairs

Natalie Quick

Natalie Quick Consulting

Alumni Advisory

Michelle Rudd

Summit Trail


Phontel Shami


Delmas Whittaker

Port of Seattle


Kedest Tesfagiorgis

Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation

Board Members

Pam Anderson
Perkins Coie LLP
Lance Ball
The Boeing Company
Jimmy Collins
Jimmy Collins & Associates
Hilary Doherty
RBC Wealth Management
Jaymelina Esmele
Special Olympics Washington
Mark Gleason
Parker, Smith & Feek
Ken Grant
Emily Hayes
Moss Adams
Ron Higgs
Wolf Management Solutions
Matt Kaslik
US Navy (Ret.)
Lindsey Lundberg
Parker Staffing
Michelle Pinson

Steve Shaw
Work of Honor
DeLee Shoemaker

Keith Taylor

Holland America Group

Military Liaisons

COL Mark Geraldi - U.S. Army Corps of Engineers
RADM Stephen Barnett - U.S. Navy Region Northwest
RADM Anthony J. Vogt - U.S. Coast Guard, District 13
MG Randy George - U.S. Army I Corps & JBLM

Washington Athletic Club, Official Host of Seafair Board of Directors Meetings

The Washington Athletic Club has been on the forefront of Seattle since 1930. From modest beginnings, it has evolved into the best athletic club in the nation. The WAC's mission, helping our members live better lives, hasn’t changed. That pioneering spirit is guided by a strong vision: To enrich the quality of life of its members and to be the premier athletic club in America. But above all else, the WAC values excellence, service, integrity, leadership and sensitivity.

Because of this uncompromising touchstone, the WAC is a repeat winner of the Five-Star Platinum Award. The WAC's beautiful historical landmark–designated building reflects the great traditions of the WAC, and the new facilities and services inside represent the best of the present and the basis for a most successful future.

For more information on the Washington Athletic Club, click here.
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