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Seattle CityClub Names New E.D.

It is my pleasure to announce that the Board of Governors has appointed Teresa Moore as our new executive director, effective March 1, 2019. Teresa will become the fifth executive director since the organization was founded in 1980. CityClub has built a reputation as a catalyst for strong, inclusive civic…...

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Dear Seattle CityClub supporters,

This week, a quandary arose that prompted Seattle CityClub to reaffirm our values. A group of people on social media criticized our choice of former U.S. Secretary of Homeland Security Jeh Johnson as the speaker for our Annual Benefit Luncheon on June 18. One of our cherished nonprofit partners withdrew…...

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Diane Narasaki: A true civic leader

For the retired director of the Asian Counseling and Referral Service (ACRS) Diane Narasaki, her commitment to social work and human rights began in her youth. Her parents were among the 120,000 Japanese and Japanese-Americans who were unjustly detained in camps during the Second World War.  The barbed wire of…...

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Meet our Lt. Governor: Cyrus Habib

In 2016, Washington elected its 16th Lieutenant Governor: then 35-year-old Cyrus Habib. Previously elected to both the State House and Senate in 2012 and 2014 respectively, Lt. Governor Habib is a seasoned politician whose priorities are economic development, trade, and higher education, and an emphasis on accessibility for people who…...

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The new Silicon Valley

Cascadia Venture Acceleration Network (CVAN) is a new group that aims to foster cross-border collaboration and increase funding opportunities in the region. Formed by 50 organizations across the Pacific Northwest in December of 2017, CVAN is looking to foster the connections needed to make the Pacific Northwest a veritable Silicon…...

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Introducing Even More Board Members!

Seattle CityClub is pleased to announce that we are adding a new cohort of 9 members to our Board of Governors. We’d like to introduce 3 more of them to you. Marina Negroponte  recently joined the We Are All Human Foundation, with a focus to unify and elevate the Hispanic community’s…...

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Introducing More New Board Members

Seattle CityClub is pleased to announce that we are adding a new cohort of 9 members to our Board of Governors. We’d like to introduce 3 more of them to you. Marilyn Strickland is the President and CEO of the Seattle Metropolitan Chamber of Commerce and previously served two terms…...

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Introducing Our New Board Members

Seattle CityClub is pleased to announce that we are adding a new cohort of 9 members to our Board of Governors. Over the next 3 weeks, we’d like to introduce them to you. Drew Steen is a partner in the Business & Tax Department at the law firm of Davis…...

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Member Spotlight: In the Community with PEMCO

This year, Seattle CityClub Premier member, PEMCO Insurance, is focusing their community work on making an impact on education, safety, and voter engagement. They approached this mission in three unique ways: 1  |  Pemco Hero Academy PEMCO partnered with The American Red Cross—another Seattle CityClub member—to present the Hero Academy. PEMCO refreshed…...

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