Community Roots Housing Foundation

Helping Community Roots Housing Grow

The Community Roots Housing Foundation is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit that raises funds to sustain operations and support specific initiatives of Community Roots Housing. The Foundation also leads communications and supports advocacy outreach activities in the community.

  • Margaret Edited

    Margaret Pak Enslow

    President

    Attorney, MBE Law Group PLLC

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    Stan Baty

    Vice President

    Founder, Columbia Pacific Advisors

  • Cassandra

    Cassandra Mitchell

    Secretary

    Vice President and Corporate Responsibility Officer, KeyBank

  • Josephine

    Josephine Wong

    Treasurer

    Deputy Director, King County Department of Community & Health Services

  • Deirdre

    Deirdre Doyle

    Immediate Past President

    Broker, Windermere Real Estate Midtown Pike-Pine

  • Anand

    Anand Balasubrahmanyan

    Strategic Storyteller, Team Soapbox

  • Frank

    Frank Houston

    Retired, Esterline Technologies

  • Jeff

    Jeff Reibman

    Principal, Weber Thompson Architects

Margaret Edited

Margaret Pak Enslow

President

Attorney, MBE Law Group PLLC

Margaret has represented plaintiffs and defendants in a wide variety of civil litigation matters, including commercial disputes, employment-related claims, personal injury, product liability, professional malpractice, and real property disputes. She has been recognized as a Rising Star and Super Lawyer by Super Lawyers magazine. Prior to MBE Law Group, Margaret practiced at a large national law firm in San Francisco and a boutique litigation firm in Seattle. Margaret also enjoys teaching law to a diverse and talented group of students at Seattle Central College.

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Stan Baty

Vice President

Founder, Columbia Pacific Advisors

Stanley L. Baty is a founder of Columbia Pacific Advisors, LLC and Vice President of Columbia Pacific Management, Inc. He is directly responsible for private investments both in the U.S. and Asia. Previously, Mr. Baty was a financial analyst for Nomura Securities Corporation. Mr. Baty currently sits on the Board of Directors of Emeritus Corporation, Seattle Bank, Dry Soda, and Optimum Energy.

Cassandra

Cassandra Mitchell

Secretary

Vice President and Corporate Responsibility Officer, KeyBank

As the KeyBank Vice President and Corporate Responsibility Officer for Washington, Cassandra is responsible for executing Washington’s Community Engagement Strategy through partnerships with local non-profit and community-based organizations. Her passion and focus is on advocating for diverse and inclusive communities and work environments where organizations thrive and people excel. Cassandra received her Bachelor of Science in Human Resource Management from Colorado State University and completed her Professional Human Resource (PHR) certification. She is originally from Portland, Oregon but has called Puget Sound home for over 15 years with her three daughters, Sierra, Kamryn and Kadyn.

Josephine

Josephine Wong

Treasurer

Deputy Director, King County Department of Community & Health Services

Josephine has over 20 years of experience in effective operations and administration in organizations, currently serving as Deputy Director of the King County Department of Community & Health Services, overseeing an annual department budget of $750 million and 450 employees. From 2008-2013 Josephine served as Chief Operating Officer of Capitol Hill Housing (now known as Community Roots Housing), overseeing the Property Management, Compliance, IT, and Office Administration departments. She is a Children and Family Fellow with the Annie E. Casey Foundation.

Deirdre

Deirdre Doyle

Immediate Past President

Broker, Windermere Real Estate Midtown Pike-Pine

Deirdre relocated to Seattle in 1991 from Massachusetts and began her Real Estate career with Windermere in 2001. Community is the foundation of her business and she dedicates time and resources to several non-profit organizations including Community Roots Housing, Plymouth Housing, Nature Bridge, Seattle Art Museum, and Artist Trust. Deirdre is a graduate of the University of Massachusetts Amherst with a BA in Economics. She and her husband Patrick reside in Seattle’s Capitol Hill neighborhood.

Anand

Anand Balasubrahmanyan

Strategic Storyteller, Team Soapbox

Passionate about housing advocacy and immigration reform, Anand believes in the power of compelling stories to create positive change. He is currently a communications consultant at Team Soapbox where he helps government agencies, nonprofits, and foundations speak clearly about critical issues. He has also worked for Pyramid Communications, the Committee to End Homelessness in King County (now AllHome), Publicola, and the Immigrant Law Center of Minnesota. Originally from St. Paul, Minnesota, Anand studied history at Grinnell College and now lives with his incredulous cat on Capitol Hill.

Frank

Frank Houston

Retired, Esterline Technologies

Frank recently retired after 31 years at Esterline Technologies, where he served as Segment President of Avionics and Controls, a $1 billion, 4,000 -person division of the aerospace firm. His duties included reviewing capital investiture requests and program reviews of those projects, compliance oversight and strategic plans review. Frank has a BA in Political Science from Seattle Pacific University and an MBA from the University of Washington. He is board Vice President as well as Nominating Committee Chair and member of the Development Committee for an arts nonprofit called Early Music Guild. He has also served as a board member for the Boys and Girls Club. Frank currently is a volunteer for the Capitol Hill Housing Near program.

Jeff

Jeff Reibman

Principal, Weber Thompson Architects

For twenty-five years, Jeff has been working in the Seattle area with focus on residential design of all kinds. He has a particular interest in working with senior and affordable housing developers and organizations to help them maximize their opportunities to provide safe, healthy, affordable homes. For the past several years, he has led Weber Thompson’s low-income housing group including the firm’s advocacy and volunteer efforts. He is also a former board member for Great City and served as an inaugural member of Seattle’s Urban Forestry Commission.

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