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 –Dr. Tom Diehm, University of Washington, Tacoma
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.
Becci Curry, Columbia Bank
Malik Gbenro, Tacoma Public Schools
JaeRan Kim, University of Washington-Tacoma
Thuli Lushaba, Korsmo Construction
Vivie Nguyen, University of Puget Sound
Abigail Vizcarra Perez, Metro Parks
Teri Phillips, Pacific Lutheran University
Manny Santiago, Governor’s Commission of LGBTQ
Kay Shaben, PNW Conference of the United Methodist Women (SeaTac District)
Catherine Ushka, Tacoma City Council
Jennifer White, Boeing
LaTasha Wortham, Tacoma Public Utilities

Leadership Team

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

Yasmin Wang, Director of Finance

Management Team
Amy Diehr, Education & Employment Services Manager
Yana Cosme, Immigration Services Manager
Shinique Phillips, Advocacy Services Manager