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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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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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Announcing a Transition in Our Leadership

After eleven years at the helm of Seattle CityClub, Executive Director Diane Douglas is departing the organization on November 1. Under her leadership, our budget and staff doubled and our audience grew to include over one million annual participants. Diane provided strategic vision to diversify our program portfolio, adding monthly…...

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Informing Voters About the WA Debate Coalition

In partnership with Amplifier, a design lab dedicated to creating art to spur community engagement, we commissioned an art campaign evolving a long-standing piece of American culture—the Uncle Sam recruitment poster—for the Washington State Debate Coalition. Our goal is to encourage Washingtonians to know who their candidates are and to…...

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