Board of Directors

Executive Committee

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

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

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

Chris Washko
Member, USO-NW Board Development
President
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
AT&T

Board Members

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

Doris Cassan
Franchisee
Dollar Rent A Car.

Danny Chung
Business Manager and Chief of Staff for Military Affairs
Microsoft

Julie Cieloha-Whitney
Chief Financial Officer
M.J. Murdock Charitable Trust

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
Amazon

Ron Hearon
Senior Director, Corporate Audit
Nike

Richard A. Kottke
Solicitor & Attorney at Law

Ken Leonard
President/CEO
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

Christopher Schmidt
Manager, Veterans and Military Affairs
Starbucks

Barry W. Sherman
Executive Director
NECA Puget Sound Chapter

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

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

Emeritus Board

Michael O'Byrne
Former General Manager Kenworth Trucks

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

Thomas E. Jaffa
President & CEO
The Jaffa Company