Board Member Bios
Dale Tiffany, Chair
Dale is a consultant with more than 35 years of leadership experience in problem-solving and project management at the state and local government and community level, including several years working with local (including Tribal government) police departments, courts systems, prosecutor and defender offices as well as citizen oversight and advisory boards. He has an extensive record of volunteerism that includes service on the boards of directors for the Seattle Indian Center, the Southeast Seattle Community Organization, the Seattle chapter of the United Nations Association of the USA and Filipino Youth Activities, Inc.
Claudia is Vice President of Behavioral Health at Sea Mar Community Health Centers, where she has had 17 years of experience administering health programs. Sea Mar is an organization that serves more than 153,000 clients in Washington State each year, the majority of whom are low-income. She also chairs the Latino Civic Alliance, a statewide organization that focuses its efforts on civic engagement, conducting town hall meetings and working on legislation with the State Legislature.
Joe brings to the Review Board considerable experience as a law enforcement officer, manager and executive at the local, state and federal levels. His public service includes time as the Chief of Police in Sequim, the Sheriff of Clallam County, a United States Marshall and most recently the executive director of the Washington State Criminal Justice Training Commission, the agency responsible for training all general law enforcement officers in the state of Washington except State Troopers. He has taught criminal justice courses as an adjunct professor for 25 years and currently teaches graduate and undergraduate courses at Seattle University. Through his research he is very familiar with national trends and best practices in law enforcement.
Elizabeth is an intellectual property attorney and a volunteer on the Seattle Police Department's East Precinct Advisory Council, where she has coordinated programming to connect area residents and businesses with local police officers. As a graduate of Seattle's Community Police Academy, she has a strong working knowledge of the practices and functions of the police department. She also provides volunteer services for the Langston Hughes Performing Arts Center.
Pat is a lawyer who retired in 2007 after 34 years of service with the King County Prosecuting Attorney’s Office. He was chief of the fraud division for 26 years, responsible for, among other crimes, investigations of public corruption, abuse of office, and state racketeering violations. In recent years, he encouraged efforts in the prosecutor’s office to increase attention to crimes committed against the elderly. Pat has been involved in most fraud and corruption prosecutions of police officers in King County for the past 15 years and has developed special expertise in the criminal, civil, and disciplinary aspects of these investigations. He is a graduate of Stanford University and the Stanford University Law School.