Immediate Past Chair
CEO, Solid Ground
Shalimar is a nonprofit professional who started her career working in arts-based youth programs. Shalimar is the CEO of Solid Ground, building community to end poverty. She previously worked at YMCA of Greater Seattle in various roles for over 17 years. Shalimar is engaged in national level change management, community development, diversity, inclusion, and equity work, and global capacity building. Shalimar’s affiliations include the following organizations: White Center Community Development Association, Totem Star, and Community Roots Housing.