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Who we are

Over 70 organizations, led by and working in communities of color, came together from across Washington State to form Washington Community Alliance. We are governed by leaders of color representing our member organizations across the state.

Core Staff

Kamau Chege


Executive Director

Denisse Guerrero


Membership and Policy Manager

Monique Meissner


Operations Director

Program Staff

Katie Stultz sits smiling in a green shirt and blue blazer in front of a blue-grey background.

Katie Stultz

Senior Program Manager    Data Hub

Andrew Hong stands in front of a beach scene in a black t-shirt.

Andrew Hong

Data Research Analyst      Data Hub

Tim O'Brien sits smiling in front of wooden slats in a green, yellow, and orange floral short sleeve shirt.

Tim O’Brien

Senior Research Analyst    Data Hub

Support & Advisors

Dujie Tahat (Dujie Tahat Consulting)

Communications Lead

Lauren Allen (Dujie Tahat Consulting)

Communications Specialist

Sam Martin (S.D. Martin Consulting)


Cherry Cayabyab (KAYA Strategik)

Strategic Advising

Ellie Probus (Pyramid Communications)

Video & Campaign Specialist

Advocate Accounting

Finance Specialist

Barnard Iglizin & Lavitt LLP

Legal Advising


Caty Padilla

Nuestra Casa

Faviola Lopez

Raiz of Planned Parenthood

Fernanda Mazcot

Raiz of Planned Parenthood

Cristina Ortega

Latino Community Fund and Yakima Pride

Imraan Saddiqi


Lucy Gitau

Northwest Kenyan Community Association

Lilliane Ballesteros

Latino Community Fund

Susan Balbas

Na’ah Illahee Fund

Shomya Tripathy