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Mission Statement

The South Seattle College Foundation's mission is to change lives by providing students with scholarships so they can pursue quality academic and vocational education. We do this through relationship building, fundraising, and stewarding resources.

About the Foundation

The South Seattle College Foundation, a non-profit 501 (c)(3), tax exempt organization, promotes and supports educational programs and training pursuits at South.

The SSC Foundation Board of Directors is comprised of business and community leaders who generously contribute their time and resources to enrich lives, build hope and provide opportunities to fulfill dreams. The SSC Foundation has taken a leadership role in seeking private support to maintain standards of excellence at South.

Board of Directors

Chair – Catherine Irby Arnold, The Private Client Reserve of U.S. Bank
Vice Chair – Walter Reese, Nucor Steel, Seattle
Secretary – Eileen Hsieh, Merrill Lynch, Pierce, Fenner & Smith Inc.
Treasurer – Liz Hedlund, Von Harten & Company
Member at Large – Marjorie Alhadeff
Past Chair – Gene Colin, Ferguson Construction Company

board of directors

Darren Clanton, The Boeing Company
Jill Cooke MN, MHA
Steve Elsoe, Sea Run Advisory Group
Hamilton Gardiner, Holmquist & Gardiner PLLC
Judy Gray
Pamela Grinter, Riddell Williams PS
Randy Halter, The Odom Corporation
Randy Irvine, Food Services of America
Ed Parks, Parks Public Relations
Roland Ramberg, The Gear Works, Seattle Inc.
Keith Schreiber, Schreiber Starling Whitehead Architects
Tanya Strozier, Strozier Talent Consulting, LLC
Michael Teramoto, BECU Trust Services
Kevin Clark, Argosy Cruises
Roberta Greer

Members Emeritus
Jerry Brockey
Brian Comstock

Contact Information

Robert Smith Building (RSB), Room 01 (See RSB map)

Office hours:
See Hours of Operation

Office Email:

(206) 934-5809

(206) 934-5393, Attention: Foundation

Mailing Address:
South Seattle College Foundation
6000 16th Avenue SW
Seattle, WA 98106-1499


Rachel Jamison
Assistant Director of Finance and Operations

Elaine Swift
Advancement Services Manager


Robert Smith Building
(RSB 1)


Monday - Friday:

8 am to 4:30 pm


(206) 930-7927


(206) 934-5393
ATTN: Foundation



Foundation and Development News

January 2016
Gifts from the Earth