Staff & Board



Executive Director 
Amy Lee Derenthal

Office Manager
Jennifer Whip

Administrative Assistant
Nancy Newby

Volunteer Coordinator
Danny Perez

Digital Navigator
Martin Piccoli

Program Supervisor
Nancy Cossette

Program Coordinator
Mira Fisher

Program CoordinatorJack Jannack

Chef/Site Coordinator
Francisco Briseno

Chef/Site Coordinator
Hayla Thompson

Social Worker

Social Worker
Toni Ameslav, MSW

Social Work Outreach – Westside Friends
Michele Fawcett-Long

Andrea Erickson

Stop-n-Shop Manager
Aylene Kandappu

Stop ‘N Shop Coordinator
Tessa Bowden

Newsletter Editor
Gail Wodzin


2023 Senior Center of West Seattle Board

Board Meeting Information

Board meetings are held the second Wednesday of each month at 5:30pm via Zoom. Board meeting minutes are available for public viewing in our library.


2023 Board of Directors

Dawn Schaper, President
Brookdale Admiral Heights

Dennis Jackson, Vice President
Community Member

Treasurer – open position

Stephanie Bruno, Secretary
Mission Wealth


Board Members

Emily Austin
Martin Broker Team/Metropolist

Kathy Blackwell
Community Member

Scott Collins
ComForCare Home Care

Jeffrey Eis
Nucor Steel Seattle

Kristine MilkovichThe Milkovich Team/John L. Scott

Ann-Marie Murray
Independent Producer, Coastal Insurance


Committee Chairs

Equity and Inclusion
Dennis Jackson

Kristine Milkovich

Fundraising & Donor Development
Ann-Marie Murray

Steph Bruno

Emily Austin

Membership Ambassadors
Cynthia Fuda

Sound Generations Advocacy
Dennis Jackson


Board of Directors Job Description

Interested in learning more about the Board of Directors? Contact Amy Lee Derenthal at