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Lee Harper

About Lee

I am a passionate and dedicated nonprofit executive with twenty years of nonprofit leadership experience and spent the last ten years as the Executive Director of Phinney Neighborhood Association.  I have demonstrated strength in forging community partnerships, and developing and sustaining relationships. I think systematically, addressing issues creatively and translating ideas into advocacy and action.  I have a master’s degree in nonprofit leadership from Seattle University and after graduating, became adjunct faculty for twelve years. I am a trainer for Washington Nonprofits, and am faculty in the University of Washington Fundraising Certificate Program I served on the board of Washington Nonprofits from 2013 – 2018, and I currently serve on the King County Veterans, Seniors, and Human Services Levy Advisory Board, and the North Seattle College President’s Advisory Board.

Fun facts about Lee:

  • I spend a lot of my free time photographing Pacific Northwest urban nature. I love capturing unique expressions of squirrels and crows.
  • I love working with dogs and have raised two service dogs (one passed and one flunked out and now is a happy member of our family!)
  • In my younger days I worked as an emergency medical technician (EMT) and a tax accountant at the same time (ok, not literally the same time)

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