Leadership

Staff:

Joe Chrastil and Carol Prichard are the Regional Organizers for the IAF Northwest, providing training and support for the leaders and organizers of the IAF affiliated organizations in Washington, Oregon, Canada, Australia, and New Zealand. 

Dr. Luis Manriquez is the Regional Organizer for Health Equity.

Suzanne Krhiio Dzus (Cree Mohawk) is the Regional Indigenous Organizer and Tapisa Kilabuk (Inuk) is Regional Storyteller supporting the Wrestling with the Truth of Colonization initiative. 

IAF Northwest Board:

MACG (Portland Metro area)

  • Dr. Brian Park, OHSU Richmond Clinic
  • Jean Gargan, People-Places-Things
  • Zora Hess, Community Justice Collective - Secretary

Spokane Alliance

  • Dr. Luis Manriquez, Health Equity Circle - Spokane WSU Riverpoint Campus - President
  • Diana Koorkanian-Sauders - Congregation Emanu-El - Treasurer

Sound Alliance (Seattle Metro area)

  • Shannon McCann - Federal Way Education Association
  • Mary Jo Shannon, St. Mary's Catholic Church - Seattle
  • Steve Pulkiknen - National Education Association (retired) - Vice President