Consultant and Community Volunteer
Kevin Washington is a semi-retired consultant in the fields of business to business electronic commerce and retail logistics, now spending the majority of his time as a volunteer across a host of local and WA state childhood education projects. Having worked for Recreational Equipment, Inc. (REI) for 18 years in retail management, Kevin spent another six years involved in business-to-business electronic commerce, retail logistics and trading partner programs with the same firm. Several years of work with Gear.com, Zones, Inc. and Simmons/Galt Human Resources Consultants led to Kevin becoming more active in areas supporting childhood education in Seattle.
Current involvements include: Chair, Seattle YMCA Black Achievers Program; Board, Meredith Mathews East Madison YMCA; Board Member & Education Committee Chair, Tabor 100; Board Member and Treasurer, League of Education Voters, Board Member & Founder, Coalition for Equal Education Rights (CEER); Member, Black Education Strategy Roundtable; Board Member & Board President, Thrive By Five WA; Appointed to Seattle Family and Education Levy Oversight Committee, Co-Chair of the 2011 Levy Planning Committee; and Board Member, Excellent Schools Now Coalition.