Joanna Monroe, board president

Joanna is Vice President, Deputy General Counsel, and Chief Compliance and Risk Officer for TrueBlue, Inc., a Tacoma-based, publicly traded staffing company with approximately $2.8 billion in annual revenues. TrueBlue connects over 800,000 people with work each year through its PeopleReady, Staff Management and PeopleScout brands. More→


toby murray, board vice president

Born and raised in Lakewood, Toby graduated from Charles Wright Academy in 1971, and in 1975 graduated cum laude from Claremont McKenna College in Southern California. He also attended the Harvard Business School Program for Management Development in 1983. More→


jim seley, board secretary/treasurer

Jim Seley is the managing member and president of Feed Commodities, LLC, a local recycling company that converts food by-products into feed ingredients for use in the poultry and dairy industries. Jim also founded Normandy Waste Management Systems, which offers food processors a method to reduce their waste and improve their bottom line. More→


TARA DOYLE-ENNEKING, executive director

Tara is Executive Tara is the General Manager/ Finance Director for Goodfella's Motor Company, a premium automotive dealership she co-owns and operates along with her husband, Mike Enneking, and their business partner, John Xitco. More→

diana carlen

Diana Carlen is a Vice-President and member of Gordon Thomas Honeywell Governmental Affairs.  Diana primarily represents clients in Olympia, focusing on legislative and executive lobbying, and specializing in advocating for public utilities and business clients.  More→

Ryen Godwin

Ryen Godwin helps clients solve problems.  He believes each client’s business and corresponding challenges are unique so he works closely with the client to craft a strategy or solution that fits the client’s goals.  Ryen focuses his practice in the areas of environmental law and construction law. More→

Loren Cohen

Loren McBride Cohen is the Managing Director with McBride Cohen Management Group (dba MC Construction), his family's nearly 50-year old Olympia based real estate development and construction company. For the past 20 years, MC Construction has developed some of the Puget Sound's most successful multi-family residential buildings. More→

Samantha Louderback

Samantha Louderback has helped create, guide and expand the Washington Hospitality Association’s work on the local level in Tacoma-Pierce County and the South Sound region. She has coordinated restaurant and hotel members and local elected officials on issues like minimum wage, paid sick leave, bag bans and public health. More→

Barbara Mead

Barbara Mead has been in public accounting over thirty years and is a Partner with Moss Adams, LLP, Manufacturing & Consumer Products Group. Working with privately owned transportation, logistics, distribution, and manufacturing businesses and their owners, Barbara provides a wide range of services. More→