The Bridge: Board Service Training provides the basics in nonprofit and public board service. Not only do we offer this training to the public, but we also take customized versions to The Boeing Company and Microsoft. Seattle Works has worked hard to provide a high quality training that gives participants the opportunity to develop their volunteer leadership skills.
In 2012, we’ve had 37 reported matches to a board, committee or commission.
Let’s break it down:
Arts Education. K-12 students.
Employment, Self-sufficiency, Services for people with disabilities and/or low-incomes.
- Prabhu Kannan
Helping elect champions for children in Washington State.
- Mercedes Elizalde
Mentoring. Youth Development. Dropout Prevention. Seattle Public High Schools.
- Chris Rooney
Volunteerism. Community-building. Homelessness.
- Juli Genovesi
Environment. Parks. Protecting wildlife.
- Drew Symonds
- Prabhu Kannan
Education. Outreach. Public Issues. Humanities.
- Colleen Rozillis, Program Committee
- Mark Schwarts, Finance Committee
Children, youth, seniors, families. Healing, Abuse and Neglect. Sustainable affordable communities, Multigenerational community
- Jessica Sewell
Youth Development. Healthy Living. Social Responsibility.
- Paul La
Empowered Citizens. Informed Choices. Government Betterment.
- Jamie Prins, Foundation Board
Environment. Arts. Education. Youth. Community.
Food. Underserved Populations. Community. Emergency Services
- Brittany Barcroft
- Emily Knudsen
- Jared Bowen
Saving local organic farmland forever.
- Alexander Moore
Rehabilitation. Neurological Injury. Support for Adults & Children.
- Prabhu Kannan
Public awareness. Emergency readiness.
- Meghan Manring
Acrobatics. Physical Health. Creativity.
- Blair Feehan
- Nur Bernhardt
Youth baseball & softball league. Sports. Health & Wellness.
- Kara Costa
Policy, legislation, programs, and budget items concerning women.
- Michele Frix
Volunteerism. Civic engagement. Leadership Development. Community-building.
- Christina Rocks, Leadership Network Committee
Eliminating race bias. Training and mentoring. Children, families, and schools.
- Jilberto Soto
Youth. Homelessness and poverty. Addiction. Wellness and health.
- Ann Zimmerman
- Greg Daniel
- Yeletta Banks
Fundraising. Music. Community. Events.
- Kristy Graves
- Rebecca Webber
Giving foster kids a childhood and future.
- Andrea Pollock, Young Professionals Board
Reducing car use. Alternate transportation. Climate change issues.
- Nikola Davidson
Justice, health and opportunity for women and girls.
- Amy Wales
* Denotes Bridge Partner organization.
This reflects Bridge grads who have reported their involvement with a board or commission – there are likely more that aren’t accounted for! This fantastic, diverse list of organizations showcases the impact Seattle Works has had on the community over the course of the past year.
All over the city, Seattle Works trained volunteer leaders are helping their community grow, come together, and stay actively engaged.
Help us continue to make this impact; help rock your community by giving to Seattle Works today!https://seattleworks.ejoinme.org/rockstar