About Us

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

Passionate Non-Partisanship

Civic dialogue that reflects our community’s diverse political ideologies, cultures and socioeconomic backgrounds.

Diversity, Equity, & Inclusion

Infusing diversity, equity, and inclusion into every aspect of our organization, from strategic planning to programming.

Leader Access + Accountability

Active exchange of ideas that foster accountability and engagement between residents, experts and policymakers.

Respectful Conversation

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

  • Betsy Robertson, American Red Cross NW Region (President)
  • Nathan Hambley, Edelman (Secretary)
  • Steve Hill, (retired)
  • Amy Barnes, CSPD LLC
  • Michael Beneke, Seattle Colleges
  • Eric Berlinberg, Amazon
  • Carla Carrell, Comcast
  • Ajay Chakrapani, DigiSignals
  • Aran Church, King County Housing Authority (Treasurer)
  • Monique Cohen, King County Counsel
  • Larry Costich, Schwabe Williamson & Wyatt
  • Liz Findley, Getty Images
  • Andrew Gabel, Lane Powell PC
  • Eric Garcia, Oisin Biotechnologies
  • Chris Guizlo, The Fearey Group (President Elect)
  • Karin Huelsbeck, Virginia Mason Foundation
  • Dyana Langley-Robinson, F5
  • Laura Lockard, Washington State University
  • Scott McClellan, Seattle University
  • Kathryn Neal, Microsoft
  • Gretchen Sorensen, The Sorensen Group
  • Andrew Steen, Davis Wright Tremaine
  • Joaquin Uy, City of Seattle
  • Kjerstin Wood, KUOW Public Radio
  • Jay Yovanovich, KING 5

Honorary Board Members

  • Kay Gabriel, Weyerhaeuser (retired)
  • Maria McDaniel, City of Seattle

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Our Staff

  • Whitney Keyes, Executive Director
  • Cam Williams Bernhardt, Development Director
  • Casey Husseman, Operations Manager
  • Christina Muhlbach, Development Coordinator
  • Jeff Carter, Program Specialist