Vice President of Advancement and External Affairs
Michael Seiwerath oversees the fund development, communications, and government relations of Community Roots Housing, including the $25 Million Rise Together capital campaign. He is the founding Executive Director of the Community Roots Housing Foundation, a 501(c)(3) organization that helps fund Community Roots Housing’s work to build vibrant and engaged communities. Michael staffs the Capitol Hill Arts District, and serves on Seattle Central College’s Standing Advisory Committee as well as the Seattle Asian Art Museum Community Advisory Group. Prior to joining the organization in 2008, Michael was the Executive Director of Northwest Film Forum. Michael has served on the Seattle Arts Commission (chair), Washington Low Income Housing Alliance State Legislative Committee, the Cal Anderson Park Alliance Advisory Council, and numerous grantmaking panels.