AFP Advancement Northwest’s 2019 Board of Directors

Officers  |  Board Members  | Advancement Northwest Staff  |  Saluting Our Past Leaders

Our board is a group of volunteer professionals who generously share their time and expertise to help fundraisers build their proficiency and advance their careers. We invite you to reach out to anyone on the board to learn more about AFP Advancement Northwest or philanthropy in Washington State.

Officers

Asa Tate

Asa Tate

President

Asa Tate, President (for 2019)
Chief Development Officer, Wellspring Family Services

Preferred Pronouns: she/her/hers

Asa Tate is the Chief Development Officer at Wellspring Family Services. She was previously Director of Philanthropy & Mission Advancement at Make-A-Wish Alaska and Washington overseeing annual, major and planned giving programs. She’s an accomplished fundraiser with more than 20 years of non-profit experience at local and national non-profits. She’s created and managed a wide variety of fundraising programs and events, appealing to donors of all types in order to diversify revenue and foster long-term sustainability. Read More

Abbey Norris

Abbey Norris

President-Elect (for 2020)

Senior Director for Philanthropy, UW Medicine Advancement
Abbey’s Bio

 

April Johnson

April Johnson

Vice President of Philanthropy & Secretary

April Johnson, Board Member, Vice President of External Relations
April’s Bio

Helen Sernett, CFRE

Helen Sernett, CFRE

Vice President of Membership

Board Member
Helen’s Bio

Elizabeth "Beth" Castleberry, CFRE

Elizabeth "Beth" Castleberry, CFRE

Immediate Past President

Executive Director, King County Library Foundation
Beth’s Bio

 

Bryan Baker

Bryan Baker

Vice President of Diversity, Equity, Inclusion & Access

Director of Development, NW Justice Project
Bryan’s Bio

Andrea John-Smith

Andrea John-Smith

Vice President of External Relations

Principal, Scout Finch Consulting
Andrea’s Bio

Victoria Kitts

Victoria Kitts

Treasurer

Audit Senior Manager, Clark Nuber PS

Victoria’s Bio

 

Troy Coalman

Troy Coalman

Vice President of Core Programs

Director of Annual Giving and Community Engagement, FareStart
Troy’s Bio

Libby Singer

Libby Singer

Vice President of Signature Programs

Advancement Manager, The Bush School
Libby’s Bio

Board Members

Paul Chiocco, MNPL

Paul Chiocco, MNPL

Board Member; Chair of Sponsorship

Vice President of Development, Pacific Science Center

Paul’s Bio

B. Michelle Johnson, CFRE

B. Michelle Johnson, CFRE

Board Member; Co-Chair Forum on Strategic Fundraising

Director of Development, Legal Voice

Michelle’s Bio

Karen Mudd

Karen Mudd

Board Member; Sponsorship Committee

Interim Development Staffing Professional, MD Path, LLC

Karen’s Bio

Brad Tuininga

Brad Tuininga

Brad Tuininga, Board Member, Chair of Northwest Washington Igniting Philanthropy Programs

Director of Philanthropy, Skagit Valley College Foundation

Brad’s Bio

Kari Dasher

Kari Dasher

Board Member

Senior Consultant, The Ostara Group

Kari’s Bio

Ray Li

Ray Li

Board Member

Senior Director of International Advancement, University of Washington

Ray’s Bio

Andrea "Andi" Price

Andrea "Andi" Price

Board Member; Co-Chair of Core Programs

Consultant, Campbell & Company

Andi’s Bio

Jeffrey Wilcox, CFRE

Jeffrey Wilcox, CFRE

Board Member, Chair of Governance, Member Giving Committee Member, Past Presidents Liaison

President & CEO, Third Sector Company

Jeffrey’s Bio

Cole Hardman

Cole Hardman

Board Member; Co-Chair National Philanthropy Day

Annual Giving Gift Officer, Seattle Children’s Hospital & Research Foundation 
Cole’s Bio

Barbara Maduell, CFRE

Barbara Maduell, CFRE

Board Member; Co-Chair Strategic Plan

Principal and Co-Founder, Breakthrough Fundraising Group

Barbara’s Bio

Amy Stone

Amy Stone

Board Member

Consultant, The Alford Group

Amy’s Bio

Sharon Hurt, CFRE

Sharon Hurt, CFRE

Board Member

Director of Advancement, The Bush School

Sharon’s Bio

Catherine Merlo, CFRE

Catherine Merlo, CFRE

Board Member; Co-Chair Forum on Strategic Fundraising

Senior Individual Giving Officer, Seattle Opera

Caherine’s Bio

Thaddeus Teo, CFRE

Thaddeus Teo, CFRE

Board Member; Co-Chair National Philanthropy Day

Director of Alumni Relations & Annual Giving, Seattle University School of Law

Thad’s Bio

Advancement Northwest Staff

Annie Skoglund

Annie Skoglund

Executive Director, CAE

office@afpadvancementnw.org

1-877-460-5880

Saluting Our Past Leaders

We are grateful for the leadership of the past presidents of AFP Advancement Northwest, AFP Washington, and NDOA.

 

AFP International Committee Members 

Center for Fundraising Innovation Lab (CFI Lab)

Troy Coalman

Foundation Board

Karen Rotko-Wynn, CFRE

Foundation of Innovation

Troy Coalman

IDEA: Inclusion, Diversity, Equity and Access Committee

Christie Cotterill, CFRE, Chapter Mentorship Task Force, Women’s Impact Initiative
Kari Dasher, Chapter Mentorship Task Force
Karen Rotko-Wynn, CFRE, Diversity Art Showcase & Workshop Taskforce

Public Policy & U.S. Government Relations Committee

Kirk Laughlin
Jennifer Witherbee

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