Staff and volunteers work hard to make things happen at the Filipino Community of Seattle. Staff are responsible for ensuring the facilities are well-maintained and welcoming, and program services are delivered to members of the Filipinx community and others. Volunteers provide the much needed support and fill the gaps.
Agnes Navarro, Executive Director
Agnes Navarro oversees the day to day operations of FCS. She ensures the programs and activities are effectively delivered to the community members and programs are sufficiently funded. She is an experienced administrator for more than 20 years prior to assuming the position of Executive Director. She has an entrepreneurial spirit. She has started non-profit organizations here in Seattle from the ground up and successfully received sufficient funding for those organizations.
Agnes has a degree in Medicine and has retired from the University of Washington after 31 years of service. She is currently the Medical Administrator for Seadrunar Withdrawal Management Services, a nonprofit organization offering medical detoxification for drugs and alcohol abusers. She is the President of Crossroad Medical Services, a medical consultancy business.
Prior to her appointment as Executive Director, Agnes was a Board Member of the Filipino Community of Seattle for more than 10 years and was once the Director of the organization’s Culture and Arts Program.
Emma Catague, Program Supervisor/City of Seattle Consultant – ACCESS
SENIOR PROGRAMS TEAM YOUTH PROGRAMS TEAM
Mae Ann Panitan, Coordinator, Senior Lunch Program Haya Munoz, Youth Manager/Innovation Learning Center
Agapito Caguioa, Cook, Senior Lunch Program Noelle Inthavong, Youth Coordinator
Domingo Basanes, Kitchen Helper, Senior Lunch Program Camille Ungco, Youth Assistant
Cecilia Cabral, Kitchen Helper, Senior Lunch Program
Leonora Nengasca, Kitchen Helper, Senior Lunch Program ADMINISTRATIVE/OPERATIONS TEAM
Merly Claveraz, Zumba Instructor Germelyn Pasia, Office Manager/Rental Manager
Helen Williams, Zumba Instructor Teresita Era, Bookkeeper
Kin Man Chan, Custodian
CONTRACTORS Eva You, Custodian
Anna and Larry Simon, Accountant
Juliet Cheatle, Choreographer, FCS Kalahi
Jane Silzer & Paul Haas, Grantwriters
Tessie Bacarro, Senior Lunch Program, Kitchen Tessie Benito, Senior Lunch Program, Kitchen
Nelia Diaz, Senior Lunch Program, Registration Lolita Lawson, Senior Lunch Program, Food Bank
Wilma Mangidoyos, Senior Lunch Program, Food Bank Ernesto Rios, Senior Lunch Program, Bingo
Sheryl Sijera, Senior Lunch Program, Food Bank