On March 1, former U.S. Ambassador to China Gov. Gary Locke and former Washington State First Lady Mona Locke joined Komen Puget Sound executive director David Richart and honorary co-chairs Jerry and Charlene Lee at Komen Puget Sound’s annual Grace Notes Gala. About 300 benefactors attended the event at the Fairmount Olympic Hotel, raising $600,000 […]
Mai Nguyen, former director of finance and operations at Susan G. Komen Puget Sound, has taken a position as the director of finance in the athletic department of Seattle University. She has held leadership positions at the City of Seattle, Annie E. Casey Foundation, King County Housing Authority, Seattle Housing Authority, and the International District […]
Cheryl Shaw joined the World Affairs of Seattle council as president on Aug. 5. The World Affairs Council of Seattle is a nonprofit organization dedicated to creating global citizens. The organization operates multiple programs, bringing international leaders in the arts, business, politics, and academia to the Seattle area. It is one of four World Affairs […]
Former Washington State First Lady Mona Locke has agreed to return to Komen Puget Sound on a consulting basis to fill in after the departure of Executive Director Cheryl Shaw. In this role, Locke will oversee operations and cultivate relations with donors and supporters, and oversee the hiring process for the next permanent executive director. […]
By Elisa Del Rosario Director of Grants, Education, and Advocacy
Trong Pham, portfolio manager, vice president, and financial adviser with Morgan Stanley, and president of the Greater Seattle Vietnamese American Chamber of Commerce, has partnered with Komen Puget Sound to be one of their Pink Tie Guys for 2013.
On May 19, International Community Health Services (ICHS) and the ICHS Foundation, which supports affordable health care in the Seattle area, honored Fred Yee and the Children’s Alliance at Bloom, their fundraising gala at the Seattle Marriott Waterfront. Yee is the director of Kin On, an elderly health care center. The Children’s Alliance advocates for […]
About 360 benefactors gathered on March 3 to save lives and end breast cancer. They raised $825,000 for the Puget Sound affiliate of Susan G. Komen for the Cure at the annual Grace Notes Gala, held at The Fairmont Olympic Hotel in Seattle.
Komen for the Cure’s Puget Sound affiliate introduced a new program, Pink Tie Guys, which features influential male leaders who can help engage and mobilize audiences in the breast cancer awareness movement. All nine men received a pink necktie, which they will wear throughout the year and at Komen Puget Sound events.