Board of Directors

Executive Committee

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

Scott Harrison
Vice Chair, USO-NW Board of Directors
Former Global Managing Director
Accenture

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

Col Danny Chung, USMC (Ret)
Executive Committee Member
Business Manager and Chief of Staff for Military Affairs
Microsoft

MSgt Stephanie Cootsona, USAF (Ret)
Executive Committee Member
Director, Supply Chain - Operations
Alaska Airlines

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

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

Board Members

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

Ed Danyluk
Executive Vice President
Platinum Parking

Col Steven G. Easterday, USMC (Ret)
Construction & Facilities Management Services

Christopher Ellis
Chair, Red, White & Blue Golf Classic
Director of Safety and Security
Amazon

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

Hernan Rubio Guerrero
AVP Operations
Costco Wholesale

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

Heather Higgins
Licensed Store District Manager
Starbucks

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

Cheri Marusa
President
Life Support I-90

Malcolm Rogel
Vice President
Ticket Operations & Event Services
Seattle Mariners

Douglas Smith
Group Counsel
Intel’s Global Supply Chain Legal Team
Intel

Carol Tagayun
Regional Director
Director External & Legislative Affairs W. WA & HI
AT&T

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

Anthony Torrente
Chief Financial Officer
Heritage Distilling Company, Inc.

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
Owner
Khorram Properties LLC

Michael O'Byrne
Former General Manager
Kenworth Trucks