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Tyler Bosma thinks fleece is part of the Seattle uniform May 13, 2013

Filed under: 10 Question Profile — seattleworks @ 9:19 am

1. Name: Tyler Bosma

    Neighborhood: Capitol Hill

    Occupation: Library helper bee.

    Years in Seattle: Depends. At least 13, or 18 if you count college.

2. Where is your favorite place to go in Seattle?

Any of its amazing parks. I also just love walking around downtown.

3. Your first interaction with Seattle Works was…?

Taking the Bridge in 2007. Then I became a staff member for just over 4 years. Now I’m a devoted SW alum.

4. What’s the best meal you’ve eaten in the Seattle area?

Sutra. Hands down.

5. Are you involved with any other Seattle nonprofit organizations?

I’ve done small bits here and there for Lifelong, Camp Ten Trees and a couple others; I really enjoyed the few years I did volunteer tax preparation through UWKC.

6. Which coffee shop do you most frequent?

I actually make a point to go to different places as often as possible, but really like Analog, Porchlight, Kaladi Brothers, & Broadcast (which is new & has GREAT coffee).

7. What three words best describe your experience with Seattle Works?

Invigorating. Inspiring. Enriching.

8. Mariners, Sounders, or Seahawks?

Seahawks. (Also always rooting for the Sounders. And the Mariners, I guess.)

9.  What is your most (or first) memorable volunteer experience?

Most memborable: volunteering in New Orleans after Katrina. Our crew was so moved that we went down two more times to pitch in.

10. What makes someone a Seattleite?

Coffee (presence); umbrella (absence); fleece clothing items; tendency to avoid eye contact.

This weekly 10 question profile is Seattle Works way of highlighting and saying THANK YOU to all that our volunteers, leaders, community partners, board members, committee members, etc do for our community! We’re asking the same 10 questions to various Seattle Works participants as a fun way to feature the different ways to be involved with Seattle Works and in Seattle.

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P.S. In case you’re interested, the inspiration behind these interviews comes from NY Mag’s weekly blog post.


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