Tacoma Community House is blessed with some of Puget Sound’s most talented and dedicated community members who serve on our Board of Directors. Each board member commits to a minimum of a three year term, where they provide guidance, leadership, and fiscal oversight.

Board of Directors

President – Colette Smith, Attorney at Law
Vice President – Alisa O’Hanlon, City of Tacoma
Secretary – Martha Curwen, My Sister’s Pantry
Treasurer – Clay Zhang, Gladstone Properties, LP

Godwin Asemota, Community Healthcare
Cami Chouery, Ryan Jorgenson and Limoli, P.S.
Dr. Tom Diehm, University of Washington, Tacoma
Vivie Nguyen, University of Puget Sound
Darren Pen, Safe Streets
J. Manny Santiago, Rainbow Center
Kay Shaben, PNW Conference of the United Methodist Women (Tacoma District)
Teri Phillips, Pacific Lutheran University
Abigail Vizcarra-Perez, Metro Parks
Catherine Ushka, Tacoma City Council
Jennifer White, Boeing
LaTasha Wortham, Tacoma Public Utilities


Leadership Team

Directors
Lauren Walker Lee, Executive Director
Tim Close, Director of Development and Communications
Jason Scales, Director of Client Services

Management Team
Amy Diehr, Education Services Manager
Audra Laymon, Employment Services Manager
Yana Cosme, Immigration Services Manager
Shinique Phillips, Advocacy Services Manager
Kerrisan Meyer, Volunteer Services Manager
Yasmin Wang, Finance Manager