Diverse, passionate, and focused.

TAF board members represent a variety of fields, bringing a wealth of knowledge and passion to TAF. Contributing far more than fundraising dollars — our TAF Board is instrumental in overseeing our operations, being a resource to staff, and introducing exciting partnership opportunities to help us reach more students and teachers across Washington state.

Board Officers

  • Jamila Conley
    Jamila Conley President

    Jamila Conley is a VP in IT at F5 providing strategic business solutions.

  • Mary Beth Canty
    Mary Beth Canty Vice President

    Mary Beth is a Recruitment and Retention Specialist at the University of Washington, College of Education, Teacher Preparation Programs

  • Tam Dang
    Tam Dang Treasurer

    Tam is a Business Development Manager at Microsoft.

  • Katie Compton
    Katie Compton Secretary

    Katie is a Senior Consultant in the Operations Excellence Practice at West Monroe.

Board Members

  • Tosh Hattori
    Tosh Hattori President Emeritas

    Tosh is the Organization Design Service Lead for PeopleFirm, LLC.

  • Kris Kutchera
    Kris Kutchera President Emeritus

    Kris is retired from Alaska Airlines where she served as the Vice President of Information and Technology Services.

  • Steven Kwan
    Steven Kwan

    Steven is a Senior Software Development Engineer, Social Impact at Zillow Group.

  • Abuna Demoz
    Abuna Demoz

    Abuna is the Vice President of Engineering at Apptio, Inc.

  • Chanda Sanders
    Chanda Sanders

    Chanda is a Materials and Process Engineer at the Boeing Company

  • Michael Li
    Michael Li

    Tianhui Michael Li is the founder and president of The Data Incubator. Michael was a postdoc at Cornell Tech, a Ph.D. at Princeton, and a Marshall Scholar in Cambridge.

  • Stacie Gowdy
    Stacie Gowdy

    Stacie is a Director of Business Operations and Management, AI and Intelligent Cloud Business Development at Microsoft.

  • Gloria Dunbar
    Gloria Dunbar

    Gloria is an IT Project Manager at F5 Networks.

  • Sarah Potter
    Sarah Potter

    Sarah Potter is a Senior Program Manager at Microsoft for Xbox, Gaming for Everyone

  • Rutha Nuguse
    Rutha Nuguse

    Rutha is a Software Engineer at Microsoft.

  • Jason Greer
    Jason Greer

    Jason is the Co-Founder and President of GenUI.

  • Mia Tuan
    Mia Tuan

    Mia is a Dean and Professor at University of Washingon College of Education.

  • Swetha Narayanaswamy
    Swetha Narayanaswamy

    Swetha is a Senior Director of Product Development at F5.

  • Jennifer Williams
    Jennifer Williams

    Jennifer is the Managing Director and Regional Director of Wealth at JP Morgan.