Tacoma Community House

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
Zachary Jones, HomeStreet Bank
Conor McCarthy, Ledger Square Law & Tacoma City Council
Darren Pen, Safe Streets
Teri Phillips, Pacific Lutheran University
J. Manny Santiago, Rainbow Center
Kay Shaben, PNW Conference of the United Methodist Women (Tacoma District)
Abigail Vizcarra Perez, Metro Parks
Jennifer White, Boeing
LaTasha Wortham, Lt. Governor’s Office
Rev. Karen Yokota Love, Mason UMC & Whitney Memorial UMC

Ex-Officio Members
Pam McGee, PNW Conference of the United Methodist Women (Tacoma District)
Rev. Cara Scriven, PNW Conference of the United Methodist Church (Tacoma District)


Leadership Team

Beth Elliott, Interim Executive Director
Tim Close, Director of Development and Communications
Teri Reid, Director of Finance and Administration
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