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Board of Trustees

Paula Reynolds

Ms. Paula Reynolds

Board Chair

President and CEO
PreferWest LLC

Chris Gregoire

Ms. Chris Gregoire

Vice Chair

Former Washington Governor

Richard Anderson

Mr. Richard Anderson


Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer
Washington Real Estate Holdings

Norman Metcalfe

Mr. Norman Metcalfe


The Ryland Group

Mr. James Albaugh

Former President and Chief Executive Officer
Boeing Commercial Airplanes

Holly Dillon

Ms. Holly Dillon


Karl Ege

Mr. Karl Ege

Senior Counsel
Perkins Coie


Theresa Gillespie

Ms. Theresa Gillespie

Managing Director
Trilogy Partnership

Stephen Graham

Mr. Stephen Graham

Fenwick & West LLP

Ronald S. Howell

Mr. Ronald S. Howell

CEO Washington Research Foundation

Henry James

Mr. Henry James

Convergent Investors

Matthew McIlwain

Mr. Matthew McIlwain

Managing Director
Madrona Venture Group

Peter Neupert

Mr. Peter Neupert

Operating Partner
Health Evolution Partners

Charles Nolan

Dr. Charles Nolan

Clinical Professor of Medicine and Public Health
University of Washington

Paul Reed

Mr. Paul Reed

James Sinegal

Mr. James Sinegal

Co-Founder and Director
Costco Wholesale

Kathy Surace-Smith

Ms. Kathy Surace-Smith

Vice President, General Counsel
NanoString Technologies


Vijay Vashee

Mr. Vijay Vashee

Cronus Ventures LLC

Mr. Stephen Zaruby