Colleen Echohawk


Colleen Echohawk

Term: October 2022 - September 2027

Colleen Echohawk is currently CEO of Eighth Generation, an art and lifestyle brand that promotes Native designed products. She previously served as Executive Director of Chief Seattle Club for seven years.

She is a former mayoral candidate and respected civic leader with more than twenty years’ experience championing Seattle’s Native populations. Her experiences as an Indigenous woman, small business owner, community organizer, and executive leader inform her efforts to build a community of justice and reconciliation.

“I am excited for the opportunity to serve this vital and long-standing community institution,” said Trustee Echohawk. “I look forward to cultivating the energy and creativity we need at the Colleges and on the board to help find solutions to the challenges we face."