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.


Board of Directors



2017-18 LeadingAge Washington’s Board Leadership

Jay Woolford – Chair                                                                                                      Executive DirectorSenior Housing Assistant Group (SHAG)
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Nikole Jay – Chair-Elect
Executive Director, Judson Park  Des Moines
 Rick Henry

Rick Henry – Secretary
CEO – Foss Home and Village Seattle
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R. Kevin McFeely, Treasurer
President & CEO – Tacoma Lutheran Retirement Community  Tacoma
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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


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



Mary Cordts – Class of 2018
CEO – Bayview Seattle

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Torsten Hirche – Class of 2018
President & CEO – Transforming Age   Seattle 


 John Brigham
John Brigham, Class of 2019                                                                                      CEO, Administrator, Odd Fellows Home, Walla Walla
 MItch Hansen
Mitch Hansen, Class of 2019                                                                           Shareholder, Clark Nuber 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 February 28th




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