Seattle CityClub is a nonpartisan, 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization improving the civic health of the Puget Sound region by providing programs that bridge politics, sectors and generations to inform and engage residents and community leaders. Every year, Seattle CityClub programs serve over 4,000 Puget Sound residents in-person, and an additional 26,000 residents through social media and website content.
What We Stand For
Civic dialogue that reflects our community’s diverse political ideologies, cultures and socioeconomic backgrounds.
Leader Access + Accountability
Active exchange of ideas that foster accountability and engagement between residents, experts and policymakers.
Lively and respectful forums that cultivate open and civil debate.
Connection + Collaboration
Partnerships that bring together people and ideas to address critical issues.
Our Board Members
- Suzanne Walsh (President)
- Sarah Studer (President Elect), University of Washington
- Gretchen Sorensen (Vice President), The Sorensen Group
- Nathan Hambley (Secretary), Uber
- Steve Hill (Treasurer)
- Karin Huelsbeck, Virginia Mason Foundation
- Josh Drake, Hawthorn Strategy
- Amy Barnes, CSPD, LLC
- Monique Cohen, King County Prosecuting Attorney’s Office
- Larry Costich, Schwabe, Williamson & Wyatt
- Mendy Droke, King County
- Andrew Gabel, Lane Powell PC
- Kay Gabriel, Weyerhaeuser (retired)
- Chris Guizlo, The Feary Group
- Kara Hurst, Amazon
- Scott McClellan, Seattle University
- Maria McDaniel, McKinstry
- Kathryn Neal, Microsoft
- Betsy Robertson, American Red Cross NW Region
Aran Church, King County Housing Authority
Marina Negroponte, We Are All Human
Joaquin Uy, City of Seattle
Maura Little, Cambia Grove
Paul Joseph Brown, Global Health Photo
Carla Carrell, Comcast
Laura Lockard, Washington State University
Andrew Steen, Davis Wright Tremaine
- Marilyn Strickland, Seattle Metro Chamber of Commerce
Teresa Moore is our Executive Director and has lived in the Columbia City neighborhood of Seattle for more than 20 years with her husband, Mike, and their miniature schnauzer, Lily. In her spare time, she enjoys cycling, reading, cooking and traveling.
Juli is our Development Director. She develops our fundraising strategy and cultivates relationships to increase membership and financial support for CityClub’s programs. In her spare time, Juli enjoys gardening, painting, traveling, and spending time with friends and family.
Allie manages CityClub’s programs and operations and maintains relationships with strategic partners. She enjoys rummaging through antique stores, her ferry commutes, and wearing boots in honor of her Tennessean roots.
Jeff manages the Civic Boot Camp program, coordinating with local partners to provide informative and exciting day-long civic engagement programs throughout Puget Sound. Jeff loves outdoor adventures in the sea or mountains, international travel, singing and dancing.
Blair is our Development and Membership Coordinator. She provides support and coordination for fundraising, sponsorship, and membership programs. In her spare time, Blair enjoys traveling the world, baking sweets, playing soccer, and hiking in the Pacific Northwest.
Danielle is our Marketing and Web Manager. She maintains our website as well as all of our marketing materials. When she’s not working, she enjoys writing, reading comic books, playing games, and re-watching Star Wars over and over again.
Amanda is our Operations + Project Manager; Amanda takes care of scheduling, manages finances, and helps with programming. In her spare time, Amanda enjoys cooking, watching Basenji videos, spooky movies, playing soccer, and downhill skiing.