Chair: Charlie Omana
Charlie moved to Highland Park with his husband in 2017. Originally from Texas, where he received his biology-focused BA from the University of Texas system, he moved to Seattle in 2017 and is enjoying new adventures in the city and surrounding Washington State. When not working for a local college, he spends his free time exploring our wild spaces, birding, scouring local markets for cool vintage finds, and trying interesting ice cream flavors. He is excited to join HPAC as the new chair for 2018 and looks forward to working with the community to preserve and improve our neighborhood of Highland Park.
Vice Chair: Gunner Scott
Gunner has participated on the Highland Park Action Committee since 2015. He is the Director of Programs at a community foundation and received a B. A. in Liberal Arts from Goddard College. He is avid photographer, gardener, yoga student, and lives in the ‘Hobbit House’ on the 7700 block of 12th Ave SW with his 2 cranky cats, leprechaun husband, and a Maltese rescue dog who thinks she is the Queen. Along with his executive level nonprofit management experience, he has background in policy development, organizational/leadership coaching, and facilitation.
Treasurer: Michelle Glassley (not pictured)
Michelle has participated with Highland Park Action Committee since 2010.
Secretary: James Tucker
James moved to Seattle from Texas in 2015 and recently bought a house in Highland Park with his husband. He has secretarial experience having worked as the elected secretary for his condominium HOA in Texas. He enjoys spending free time with his family, traveling, and exploring new shows on Netflix.
Thank you to Michele Witzki and Craig Ranking for their leadership in 2017.
HPAC executive committee is elected each year at the February meeting.