Interim V.P. of Advancement & Strategic Initiatives
Betsey is excited to be rejoining the Seattle Parks Foundation team in an interim role. She served as Deputy Director of The Foundation from 2012 to 2017. She is currently helping to oversee development and communications as well as serving as a strategic partner to the CEO. Betsey frequents Seattle’s many parks and public spaces and cares deeply about keeping them accessible and activated for all. As a native of South King County and graduate of the University of Washington she has deep roots and affection for the Pacific Northwest. Betsey’s passion for social justice began in her teens and has guided her professional and volunteer choices for much of her adult life. In her free time she feels most at ease being in nature, connecting with friends and family, listening to music, and continuing to explore and learn.