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Southwest Community Center Gym Construction Project Advisory Team

Community Center Information: (206)684-7438
Pool: (206)684-7440
Address: 2801 SW Thistle St., 98126 > directions


Ron AngelesRon Angeles
Ron cares about the needs of Westwood Neighborhood residents in his capacity as the Department of Neighborhoods Delridge Neighborhood Service Center Coordinator. He has been a City employee for 25 years. Ron is a member of the Delridge District Council and the Westwood Neighborhood Council. Ron received the City of Seattle CityWorks! Community Ambassador award in 2001. Ron grew up in southwest Seattle and remembers when the community center didn't exist. He is a Chief Sealth High School graduate, an assistant coach for girl's fast pitch softball, and an avid bike rider.

Bruce BentleyBruce Bentley, Sr.
Bruce has worked hard for the Pro Parks Levy in his position as President of the Parks Board. He is a neighbor of Southwest Community Center and has followed the Sealth Denny Field Project for the past 10 years. Bruce also serves on the West Seattle Chamber of Commerce, is president of the SWCC Advisory Council, and a basketball coach. Bruce enjoys camping, travel, and playing with his two grandchildren.

Jose Brown
Jose is the acting coordinator of Southwest Community Center. He loves being outdoors, and enjoys basketball and tennis.
Dominic Buchanan

Dominic Buchanan
A student at Chief Sealth High School, Dominic has been working since March 2002 as a high school intern at Southwest Community Center.

Steven Fischer

Steven Fischer
Steven is president of the Westwood Neighborhood Council, and co-chair of the Delridge District Council. Steven worked as a junior high and high school teacher before his current job as a city planner for the City of Redmond. Steven brings a strong background in codes, design and land use to the PAT. He has been a Southwest Community Center neighbor for the past eight years.
Susan Harmon

Susan Harmon
Self-described "West Seattle Goddess," Susan has been active in the community as a member of the Westwood Neighborhood Council, , the West Seattle Chamber, SWCC Advisory Council, the West Seattle Coalition, and Powerful Partners for Powerful Youth.

Thomas HiattThomas Hiatt
Tom has a background in design and construction and financing private development. He is a member of the West Seattle Chamber of Commerce, and the Westwood Neighborhood Council, and has been involved on a recent Pro Parks project in Longfellow Creek. Tom is the General Manager of the Westwood Village Shopping Mall, the nearest commercial development to Southwest Community Center. Tom has two dogs and enjoys playing ice hockey.

Isaiah JohnsonIsaiah Johnson
Isaiah is the Assistant Principal at Denny Middle School and is involved in the Denny Community Learning Center and Communities that Care organizations. Isaiah is an avid basketball player and was voted Teacher of the Year from 1996-2000 in the Kent School District. He has two young children as works in his spare time as a youth pastor.

Junior KitinoaNaseri Kitiona, Jr.
Junior was the teen program leader at Southwest Community Center who is still involved with teens through the Parks Citywide Teen Program. He is the Assistant Community Center Coordinator at Delridge Community Center in West Seattle. Junior enjoys golf and is a Chief Sealth graduate.

Jayne McIntyreJayne McIntyre
Jayne is a neighbor of Southwest Community Center and treasurer of the Advisory Council. A native of Seattle, Jayne began volunteering when she was 10 years old and hasn't stopped. She is also a member of the Highland Park Action Committee. Jayne has worked for an architect for the past 10 years. Jayne enjoys dressing up in costume for holidays.

Albert Smith
Albert is a graduate of Denny Middle School, currently attends Rainier Beach High School and is involved with teen programs at the Salvation Army and Southwest Community Center.

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Peggy Dunlap
Peggy is the Southwest Community Center Coordinator. She also is a member of the Westwood Neighborhood Council, the Community Alliance for Youth (CAY), and has been involved in other community centers during their remodeling efforts. Peggy is a Chief Sealth graduate.

Toby Ressler
Project Manager Toby Ressler is working on four community center projects for the Parks Department Citywide. A recent first time father, Toby tries to find time for golf and basketball.

Katie Gray
Southwest Sector Parks Manager Katie Gray spends her leisure time with her daughter, now in middle school, and officiating at college women's basketball games.

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Updated December 19, 2006
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