Barbara Green


Interim Executive Director Barbara Green

Barbara Green has been involved with nonprofit organizations for over 35 years as an employee, Executive Director, founder, board member and donor, and for the last 25 years as a consultant and interim executive director. She has worked with organizations large and small and within most sectors. Among the organizations with which Barbara has worked as Interim Executive Director are Powerful Schools, Powerful Voices, Lambert House, Equal Rights Washington, Hugo House and Artist Trust. Barbara also served as an Adjunct Faculty member of the Leadership Institute of Seattle for 17 years. She serves on the board of directors of Legal Voice. Barbara feels honored to have had the privilege of working with so many people and organizations who are committed to making the world a better place.

Barbara is thrilled to join the Pongo community. As someone who has experienced trauma first-hand, Pongo’s mission is close to her heart. In addition, she is aware of the trauma caused by white supremacy and is committed to bringing an anti-racism perspective to Pongo.

In her free time, Barbara enjoys hiking, playing racquetball (pre-Covid), reading and playing online scrabble. She lives in Seattle with her wife, son, and two dogs.