David Yeaworth's background is in urban environmentalism and sustainability. Most recently he served as the director of Allied Arts, advocating for place-making on the Seattle Waterfront and proliferation of the arts. He worked previously at Pyramid Communications, primarily assisting nonprofit organizations with strategic planning and message development. As a member of the environmental community David worked for the League of Conservation Voters as their northwest regional director, the Pennsylvania Public Interest Research Group as executive director, and Washington Citizens for Recycling as communications and development director. His volunteering includes terms on the boards of the Transportation Choices Coalition, King County Conservation Voters and Allied Arts of Seattle. David has a bachelor's degree from the Institute of Public Service at Seattle University and a Certificate of Commercial Real Estate Development
and a Certificate of Integrated Marketing and Communications from the University of Washington. He lives on Beacon Hill with his wife, Nicole, and their cat, Kassie.
LaTonya Brown was born in Washington, DC and raised in Seattle, where she has been a lifelong resident.
Before joining the Clark office, LaTonya worked for former Councilmember Jim Compton as a Legislative Assistant. Her career also includes working as a Human Services Coordinator for the Office of Economic Development where she helped organize the Help for Working Families initiative. Now known as People Point, the program connects individuals and families to Federal and State benefits. LaTonya loves technology and aspires to be an IT guru. In her spare time she likes traveling and spending time with her family and friends.
Jesse Gilliam joined Councilmember Clark's office in 2012. He was most recently at Big Brothers Big Sisters of Puget Sound where he served as the Director of Community Engagement and Advocacy. He has also worked in Seattle at Lifelong AIDS Alliance and in Washington, DC at an international health organization called Advocates for Youth. When in college, Jesse founded a lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender youth advocacy event called the Day of Silence Project. Jesse has a bachelor's degree from the University of Virginia and a master's degree in public policy and women's studies from the George Washington University in DC. He lives in West Seattle with his partner, Jamie, and two furry 30 pound dogs.
Council President Clark hosts high school level interns every summer. High school level interns learn about Council President Clark's work as a councilmember by accompanying her to meetings, helping run the day to day tasks in the office, and doing research on projects impacting the community. The term of internships and the hours per day can be negotiated to fit a student's summer schedule.
Pictured above are Sally's 2013 interns Dan Lamkin (left) and DeJaun Rose (right). Dan is an incoming senior at Holliston High School in Holliston, MA. DeJaun is an entering junior at Seattle's Rainier Beach High School.
If you are interested in interning or know a high school student who might be interested, contact firstname.lastname@example.org or call the office at 206-684-8802.