Our Affiliates

Our national partner, LeadingAge, is an association of 6,000 not for profit organizations dedicated to expanding the world of possibilities for aging

Together, we advance policies, promote practices and conduct research that supports, enables and empowers people to live fully as they age.

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Board of Directors


   Board of Directors

2017-18 LeadingAge Washington’s Board Leadership


Jay Woolford – Chair Elect
Executive DirectorSenior Housing Assistant Group (SHAG)

Jay Nikole

Nikole Jay – Chair-Elect
Executive Director, Judson Park  – Des Moines, ABHOW

 Rick Henry

Rick Henry – Secretary
Vice President, COO – Foss Home and Village – Seattle

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R. Kevin McFeely, Treasurer
President & CEO – Tacoma Lutheran Retirement Community  –  Tacoma

 Sharon C 1

Sharon Christor – Class of 2017
Director of Nursing – Tacoma Lutheran Retirement Home  – Tacoma


 William Dorn

Willam Dorn IV – Class of 2017
Foundation Executive Director, Northaven – Seattle

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Lisa Hardy – Class of 2017
President & CEO – Emerald Communities  –  Redmond


 Carol 2

Carol Foltz – Class of 2018
Administrator, Park Place Retirement & Assisted Living –  RHF Seattle


Dave Budd – Class of 2018
Assistant Director – Full Life Care – Seattle



Mary Cordts – Class of 2018
CEO, Administrator – Bayview Retirement – Seattle

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Torsten Hirche – Class of 2018
President & CEO – Transforming Age  (previously PRCN) – Seattle 


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Jeffrey Hattori, Class of 2019
CEO, Keiro Northwest Seattle

 John Brigham

John Brigham, Class of 2019                                                                                  CEO, Administrator, Washington Odd Fellows Home, Walla Walla

 MItch Hansen

Mitch Hansen, Class of 2019                                                                           Shareholder, Clark Nuber PS, Seattle


 Glen Melin

Glen Melin, Class of 2019                                                                         Financial & Business Management Director, CRISTA Senior Living


Mary Ann Keogh Hoss, Strategic Appointment                                           Eastern Washington University


Jo-Ann Costantino, Strategic Appointment



Our Mission…LeadingAge Washington advocates for its members in the advancement of innovation, quality, and social responsibility in aging services.Our Member Core Values…each member organization and its staff and trustees strive to continually achieve the highest level of public trust and quality in aging services. Each of our member organizations acknowledge that our strength and commitment to achieving public trust and quality in aging services is based on a shared, common purpose which is founded on the following core principles:

  • Mission-driven values;
  • Quality;
  • Social accountability;
  • Collaboration for advocacy and member support; and
  • Mutually beneficial relationships make a commitment to support one another in achieving our common purpose and agree to be held based on integrity.

Each of our member organizations are accountable in all actions and at all levels within their organization.


Last updated July 27th




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