Our Leadership:

As a nonprofit organization, KWA holds in high regard the stewardship entrusted to the agency to manage funds and our team.  Our funders and community partners trust us to create safe and accessible programs that best serve our communities. KWA is committed to the best practice in governance, accountability, and transparency. Meet our leadership below.

Our Board of Trustees:

The KWA Board of Trustees brings a passionate commitment to KWA’s mission of providing social and human services to people in need. Many members have over 40 years of leadership and service experience within the organization. As a whole, the board is dedicated to seeking out new ways of transforming Western Washington communities while assuring the transparency of our operations and wise allocation of resources.

  • Board Chair, Yoni Yi
  • Vice-Chair, Angela Lee Hylton
  • Secretary, Grace Kim
  • Assistant Secretary, Melissa Kong
  • Treasurer, Chongsun Abbott
  • Volunteer Committee Chair/Life Long Learning Committee Chair, Yuni Cobb
  • Senior Advisor, Sulja Warnick
  • Dori Synn
  • Myung Lae Park
  • Eunsung Kelly Liu
  • Sandra Eliason
  • Kyong Arbeeny
  • Kay (Kyung Ja) Shin
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