Linda Spain is now at the helm of Seattle Neighborhood Group (SNG), as of April 1. Spain has been involved in nonprofit leadership for many years, at both the executive and board level. She has served as associate director of SNG since 2010. The native Seattleite and Filipina will lead the organization while the board of directors undertakes a search for the next permanent executive director.
Kay Godefroy, who founded SNG in 1989, retired on March 31. Today, SNG hosts more than 100 community events annually, including those in the International District, to teach personal safety, prevent identity theft, and to help neighbors solve problems. Their training brochures are translated into 11 languages.