Our Board of Directors

Judy Courshon, Board Chair

Judy is a CPA in Bellevue specializing in working with families and their tax entities (trusts, family partnerships, and family foundations). Judy serves on various charity boards. She and her husband live in downtown Bellevue which has increased her awareness of the homeless issue on the Eastside.

Jensen Vessels, Board Vice Chair

Jensen was born in Bellevue and, after a long hiatus on the east coast, moved back with his family in 2017. Jensen brings a background in corporate strategy, finance and business development. He is excited to support CFH’s life-changing programs and work alongside its experienced board, dedicated staff, and inspiring clients.

Crissa Cugini, Board Secretary

Born and raised in Renton, Crissa serves her community in many ways. She brings 15 years of board member experience, including past service on the boards of Imagine Housing and Habitat for Humanity Seattle-King County. Crissa is an attorney with David Wright Tremaine LLP, and regularly counsels clients regarding the acquisition and sale of real estate and the many complex legal issues that arise from the ownership of real estate.

Shawn McCord, Board Treasurer

Shawn and his wife, Stephanie, are the parents of five adult children, all of whom were raised in Bellevue. Shawn graduated from Bellevue High School and from Brigham Young University with a Bachelors in Accounting and a Masters in Taxation. After college, he was with Deloitte in Seattle and Bellevue for six years. After Deloitte, he started a CPA practice specializing in tax in Bellevue. Shawn and Stephanie have volunteered weekly since 2017 with the outstanding men in the rotating shelter.

Bonnie Bowie, Member

Bonnie blends her compassion for people through a long-time career in
nursing and through many volunteer experiences, including the Just
Health Board (services for homeless in Lake City area in partnership with
the Mennonite Church) and King County Public Health Reserve Corps (as
an RN). She currently serves as the Associate Dean for Graduate Programs at Seattle University College of Nursing. After years of serving as a CFH
volunteer, Bonnie joined the Board in 2018.

Don Castle, Member

Don brings a 30-year background in corporate and nonprofit management, and has been a long-term volunteer supporting men on the street and at shelters, including CFH.  A long time Bellevue resident, he developed an appreciation of the complex issues leading to homelessness.  He is passionate about ending homelessness, and excited to help sustain and grow CFH’s strong model that creates a path for clients to achieve stable living.

 

Howard Coleman, Member

Howard is the Chief Investment Officer/General Counsel for Coldstream Wealth Management, an RIA with over $6.5 billion under advisory. Prior to Coldstream, he was General Counsel/Managing Director of Genesee Investments where he served on the investment committee of two hedge fund of fund strategies and a single strategy hedge fund. Howard is also an attorney and was a Principal in the law firm of Riddell Williams (now Fox Rothschild) focusing on securities related issues before working at Genesee Investments. Howard served as the Chair of Antioch University’s Board of Governors and its Finance and Investment Committees. He also serves on the Board of Directors of Education Access Network, a non-profit founded by his wife, helping economically disadvantaged high school students prepare for college.

Judy Faast, Member

Judy has worked over 15 years in the nonprofit sector in her second career act. She currently serves as a director with Hopelink, a poverty-fighting agency serving homeless and other marginalized communities in North and East King County. Judy has lived most of her life in Bellevue and has observed the increase of people experiencing life without a home. She brings her professional and local expertise in service to CFH’s board and mission. 

Claire Sumadiwirya, Member

Claire is the founder of Bellden Cafe in Bellevue, voted the Nicest Place in WA by Reader’s Digest for its community work and philanthropic focus. After graduating from UW in Business and Sociology and from Seattle University with an MBA, Claire worked extensively in global business relationships, hospitality consulting, and community development. Claire has also partnered with numerous charitable organizations to donate time and money through gifting a portion of her proceeds and paying her employees up to eight hours a quarter for community service work.

Brian Warnock, Member

Brian is a technology veteran and a digital marketing professional with Symetra in Bellevue. He has a strong passion for helping nonprofit organizations to achieve digital transformation so they may better serve their communities and clients.  Brian possesses a unique skill set that he is eager to employ while assisting in developing organizational marketing strategies and partnering with men and the community to end homelessness on the Eastside.