Board of Directors

Hossein Khorram*
Chairman, USO-NW Board of Directors
Khorram Properties LLC

Anthony Torrente*
Treasurer, USO-NW Board of Directors
Vice President & Chief Financial Officer
Ste. Michelle Wine Estates

Richard A. Kottke*
Secretary, USO-NW Board of Directors
Solicitor & Attorney at Law

Thomas E. Jaffa*
Chairperson, USO-NW Board Development
President & CEO
The Jaffa Company

Lawrence “Larry” Hannah*
Interim Chairperson, USO-NW Board Development
Perkins Coie LLP

Chris Washko*
Member, USO-NW Board Development
La-Z-Boy of Seattle, Inc.

Tami Michaels*
Chairperson, USO-NW Public Relations
KOMO 4 News Independent Contributor
Host of Inside Out

Carol Tagayun*
Chairperson, USO-NW Resource Development
Director External & Legislative Affairs W. WA & HI

Col Steven G. Easterday, USMC (Ret)
Chairman, Portland Center Advisory Board
Construction & Facilities Management Services

Doris Cassan

Danny Chung
Business Manager and Chief of Staff for Military Affairs

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

MSgt Stephanie Cootsona, USAF (Ret)
Manager Supply Chain, Maintenance/Ops
Alaska Airlines

Christopher Ellis
Director of Safety and Security

Lawrence “Larry” Hannah
Perkins Coie LLP

Ron Hearon
Senior Director, Corporate Audit

Ken Leonard
America’s Credit Union

Keith Leverkuhn
Vice President and General Manager 737 MAX
Boeing Commercial Airplanes

Armando Mejia
Assistant Director Community Outreach
Seattle Seahawks

Ryan van Maarth
Director of Engineering
Seattle Mariners

Hernan Rubio
AVP Operations
Costco Wholesale

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

Pamela P. Valdez
Vice President Air Force Services
The Boeing Company

Emeritus Board

RADM Herbert M. Bridge, USNR (Ret)
Chairman Emeritus Chairman, Ben Bridge Jewelers

Michael O'Byrne
Former General Manager Kenworth Trucks

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

  • Executive Committee