Staff work hard to make things happen at the Filipino Community of Seattle. They are responsible for ensuring the facilities are well-maintained and welcoming, and program services are delivered to members of the Filipinx community and others.

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

Jaclyn Samson, Coordinator, Senior Lunch Program

Domingo Basanes, Kitchen Helper, Senior Lunch Program 

Cecilia Cabral, Kitchen Helper, Senior Lunch Program

Leonora Nengasca, Kitchen Helper, Senior Lunch Program 

Merly Claveraz, Zumba Instructor

Helen Williams, Zumba Instructor


Anna & Larry Simon, Accountant

Ranel Bautista, Web Master / Social Network

Juliet Cheatle, Choreographer, FCS Kalahi

Jane Silzer & Paul Haas, Grant Writers

Youth Programs Team

Haya Munoz, Youth Manager/Innovation Learning Center

Nhoell Inthavong, Youth Program Coordinator

Camille Ungco, Youth Program Outreach / Facilitator Assistant

Administrative/Operations Team

Germelyn Pascia, Office Manager / Rental Manager

Teresita Era, Bookkeeper

Kin Man Chan, Custodian

Eva You, Custodian

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