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


2018-19 LeadingAge Washington’s Leadership 

Glen Melin
Glen Melin – Chair
Financial & Business Management Director – CRISTA Senior Living, Seattle
Rick Henry
Rick Henry – Chair Elect
President, CEO – Foss Home and Village Seattle
Jay Woolford – Immediate Past Chair
Executive DirectorSustainable Housing for Ageless Generations (SHAG)
Mary Cordts – Secretary
CEO – Bayview, Seattle
Lynette Ladenburg – Treasurer
CEOMartha and Mary, Poulsbo
 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
Sharon Christor – Class of 2020
Chief Clinical Officer, AIT – Martha and Mary, Poulsbo
Oscar Haupt – Class of 2020
Business Manager – Providence Adult Day Health, Spokane
 William Dorn
Willam Dorn IV – Class of 2020
Foundation Executive Director – Northaven, Seattle
Bruce Erickson – Class of 2021
V.P. Senior Housing and Services – Heritage Ministries
Tracey Groscost – Class of 2021
CFO – Kline Galland Home, Seattle
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Torsten Hirche – Class of 2021
President & CEO – Transforming Age   Seattle 
Charles “Bill” Strader – Class of 2021
CEO/CFOPanorama, Lacey
Fred Wahlgren – Class of 2021
Executive Director – Park Place, Seattle
Mary Ann Keogh Hoss, Strategic Appointment
Professor – Eastern Washington University
Jennifer Mack, Strategic Appointment
COO – Nightingale Healthcare, Bellingham




Last updated August 2018




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