Board of Directors

Executive Committee

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

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

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

Lawrence “Larry” Hannah
Secretary, USO-NW Board of Directors
Chair, USO-NW Board Development
Perkins Coie LLP

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

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

Tami Michaels
Chair, USO-NW Media & PR
KOMO 4 News Independent Contributor
Host of Inside Out

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

Chris Washko
Executive Committee Member
La-Z-Boy of Seattle, Inc.

Board Members

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

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

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

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

Cheri Marusa
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

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

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

SFC Bernell L. Zorn Jr, USA (Ret)
Sr. Manager Program Management
Nordstrom, Inc.

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