Urban Studies Advisory Board

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Name Title Organization
Liz Dunbar Executive Director, CEO (retired) Tacoma Community House
Tanya Durand Executive Director Children's Museum of Tacoma
Anita Gallegher Assistant to the City Manager for Policy Development and Government Relations City of Tacoma
Maureen Fife Executive Director, CEO Habitat for Humanity
Lauren Flemister Community Planning Manager City of Seattle
John Folsom Insurance & Risk Management Consultant  
Emily Hall Director Executive Council for a Greater Tacoma

Maro Imirzian


Pathbridge Associates

Don Meyer Commissioner Port of Tacoma
Joanna Monroe Vice President, Deputy General Counsel, Chief Compliance and Risk Officer TrueBlue, Inc.
David Nason Associate Principal and Professional Civil Engineer AHBL, Inc.

Scott S. Newman


Senior Vice President, General Auditor Columbia Bank
Chris Suh Community and Engagement Manager 

UW Tacoma Alumnus;

Northwest Harvest

Gregory Tanbara Environmental Health Division Tacoma-Pierce County Health Department
Kristina Walker Executive Director Downtown on the Go
Jerry Yang Chief Financial Officer Multicare Health System
Stuart Young Principal BCRA Architects
Ali Modarres (ex officio) Director & Professor Urban Studies, University of Washington Tacoma