Northwest Area Foundation elects Hyeok Kim to board

Hyeok Kim

Hyeok Kim, of Seattle, has been elected to the Northwest Area Foundation Board of Directors. She will begin her three-year term at the regularly scheduled board meeting in February 2014. Kim, a native of Seoul, Korea, is the executive director of Interim Community Development Association, a nonprofit affordable housing and community development organization serving Asian, Pacific Islander, immigrant, and refugee communities in Seattle. Prior to that, she was a senior policy analyst for the Speaker of the House and House Democratic Caucus in the Washington State Legislature. She serves as a commissioner on President Obama’s Advisory Commission on Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders. Northwest Asian Weekly named her a 2008 Top Contributor to the Asian Community. (end)

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