Shava joined Seattle Parks Foundation in 2012 to oversee all financial operations of the foundation, including managing finances and handling reporting for our network of fiscal partners. Shava is a Seattle native, born here but raised on the Olympic Peninsula. She is a graduate of the University of Washington, where she received her bachelor’s degree in art and metal design. Shava has more than 20 years of experience in finance with small businesses and nonprofits. During her time off, you can find her hanging out at Seward Park with her family or biking and hiking in our glorious wilderness.