Advisory Board

Pamela P. Valdez
Chair, USO-NW Board of Advisors
Former Vice President, Air Force Services
The Boeing Company

Scott Harrison
Vice Chair, USO-NW Board of Advisors
Chair, Board Development
Former Global Managing Director

Julie Cieloha-Whitney
Treasurer, USO-NW Board of Advisors
Former Chief Financial Officer
M.J. Murdock Charitable Trust

Douglas Smith
Secretary, USO-NW Board of Advisors
Chair, Human Resources
Group Counsel
Intel’s Global Supply Chain Legal Team

Col Danny Chung, USMC (Ret)
Chair, Public Relations

BG Jeremy C. Horn, WANG (Ret)
Director of Security
Alaska Airlines

MCPO George A. Knobloch, USNR (Ret)
Chair, Stars & Stripes Golf Tournament (Portland)
VP, Maintenance and Engineering
Horizon Air

Keith Leverkuhn
Chair, Programs/Facilities
Former Vice President/General Manager, Propulsion Systems
The Boeing Company

SMSgt Barry W. Sherman, USAF (Ret)
Chair, Security
Executive Director
Puget Sound Chapter NECA

Board Members

Verlynn Best
Greater Yakima Chamber of Commerce

MG Thomas F. Cole, USA (Ret)
Major General, US Army

Ed Danyluk
Executive Vice President
Platinum Parking

TJ Fase
Director of Sales Development
Heritage Distilling Company, Inc.

CDR Ron Hearon, USNR (Ret)
Senior Director, Corporate Audit

Heather Higgins
Licensed Store District Manager

Steve Hurter
Real Estate Professional
Windermere Real Estate/Puyallup Inc.

Cheri Marusa
Life Support I-90

Lauren Paolini
FirstNet Solutions Consultant
FirstNet, AT&T

Malcolm Rogel
Vice President
Ticket Operations & Event Services
Seattle Mariners

RADM Keith Taylor, USCG (Ret)
EVP Fleet Operations
Holland America Group

Cleveland Ward III
Branch Manager
Loan Simple

1SG Bernell L. Zorn Jr, USA (Ret)
Real Estate Broker
John L. Scott Real Estate

Emeritus Board

BG Howard J. Ingersoll, USAF (Ret)
Director of C17 Field Services
The Boeing Company

Thomas E. Jaffa
President & CEO
The Jaffa Company

Hossein Khorram
Khorram Properties LLC

Michael O'Byrne
Former General Manager
Kenworth Trucks

USO Board of Governors