Pride Foundation staff and board at a recent retreat in Anchorage, AK

With a compliment of seventeen staff working throughout the Northwest including Anchorage (AK), Boise (ID), Helena (MT), Portland (OR), and Ellensburg (WA), Pride Foundation’s main office is located in Seattle, WA.


Jeremiah Allen
Project Director
Alli Auldridge
Director of Community Engagement
Tylene Carnell
Regional Philanthropy Officer, WA
Katie Carter
Director of Strategic Priorities
Halley Cody
Data Manager
Josh Hemsath
Regional Philanthropy Officer, AK
Kris Hermanns
Chief Executive Officer
Isyss Honnen
Community Engagement | Finance Associate
Katelen Kellogg
Communications and Outreach Manager
Kim Leighton
Regional Philanthropy Officer, MT
Steve Martin
Regional Philanthropy Officer, ID
Gunner Scott
Director of Programs
Eden Shore
Volunteer Manager
Kim Sogge
Regional Philanthropy Officer, OR
Craig Williams
Office Manager
Jimbo Worm
Director, Finance & Operations
Bodie and Betty
Seattle Office Dogs!
Community Engagement Manager

Board of Directors

Pride Foundation is led by a twenty person Board of Directors comprised of donors, volunteers, grantees, and scholars with representation from each of our Northwest states of Alaska, Idaho, Montana, Oregon, and Washington. The Board of Directors is responsible for providing strategic leadership and direction to ensure we are achieving our mission, working towards our vision, and living our values. All board members listed below are independent, voting members.

Jason Bergevin
Socius Law Group
Caryn Brooks
City of Portland
Ben Bakkenta, Treasurer
Puget Sound Regional Council
Ron Brey
Nicole Browning
University of Washington
Jason Fussell, Secretary
Russell Investments
Steve Gunn
Wells Fargo Advisors
Efrain Gutierrez
Associate Director, FSG
Emilie Jackson-Edney
Community Activist
Seth Kirby
Pierce County AIDS Foundation/Oasis
Melanie Lyons
Summer Search
Lee Ann Martinson
Union Bank
Susie Matsuura
Community Organizer and Volunteer
Greg Mullins
The Evergreen State College
Brandy Pirtle-Guiney, VP
Davis Law Offices
Elias Rojas
Doyon Emerald
Rev. D. Gregory Smith
MA, Licensed Psychotherapist
Tara Smith
Crux Consulting Consortium
Löki Gale Tobin
Anchorage Museum
Wakefield, President
Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center
Jean-Paul Willynck

Click here for published board minutes from Fiscal Year 2015.