FINANCE COMMITTEE

Stewarding PHPDA’s Assets

The Finance Committee is one of two Standing Committees of the Governing Council. The Committee consists of voting Governing Council members and non-voting Strategic Advisors with the purpose of stewarding PHPDA’s property assets and finances. They monitor PHPDA’s investments, audits, cash flow, insurance, and potential risks while navigating complex Pacific Tower Campus activities and neighborhood relationships. 

The meetings of the Governing Council and Committees are open to the public.


Upcoming Meeting:
October 5, 2022 | Download Agenda

Past Meetings

September 7, 2022

Note: Remote. Meeting link in agenda.

Wednesday, 9:00 AM

August 3, 2022

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Wednesday, 9:00 AM

July 6, 2022

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Wednesday, 9:00 AM

June 1, 2022

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Wednesday, 9:00 AM

May 4, 2022

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Wednesday, 9:00 AM

April 6, 2022

Note: Remote. Meeting link in agenda.

Wednesday, 9:00 AM

March 2, 2022

Note: Remote. Meeting link in agenda.

Wednesday, 9:00 AM

Februrary 2, 2022

Note: Special Meeting of the Finance & Audit Committee. Remote. Meeting link in agenda.

Wednesday, 10:30 AM

February 2, 2022

Note: Adjourned to be continued at the next Special Finance & Audit Committee meeting on the same day, Wednesday, February 2, 2022, starting at 10:30 AM instead. See Special Meeting above for the Special Meeting agenda.

Wednesday, 9:00 AM

January 5, 2022

Note: Remote. Meeting link in agenda.

Wednesday, 9:00 AM

December 1, 2021

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Wednesday, 9:00 AM

November 3, 2021

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Wednesday, 9:00 AM

October 6, 2021

Note: Remote. Meeting link in agenda.

Wednesday, 9:00 AM

September 1, 2021

Note: Remote. Meeting link in agenda.

Wednesday, 9:00 AM

August 4, 2021

Note: Remote. Meeting link in agenda.

Wednesday, 9:00 AM

July 7, 2021

Note: Remote. Meeting link in agenda.

Wednesday, 9:00 AM

June 2, 2021

Note: Remote. Meeting link in agenda.

Wednesday, 9:00 AM

May 5, 2021

Note: Remote. Meeting link in agenda.

Wednesday, 9:00 AM

April 7, 2021

Note: Remote. Meeting link in agenda.

Wednesday, 9:00 AM

March 3, 2021

Note: Remote. Meeting link in agenda.

Wednesday, 9:00 AM

February 3, 2021

Note: Special Meeting of the Finance & Audit Committee. Remote. Meeting link in agenda.

Wednesday, 10:30 AM

February 3, 2021

Note: Adjourned to be continued at the next Special Finance & Audit Committee meeting on the same day, Wednesday, February 3, 2021, starting at 10:30 AM instead. See Special Meeting above for the Special Meeting agenda.

Wednesday, 9:00 AM

January 6, 2021

Note: Remote. Meeting link in agenda.

Wednesday, 9:00 AM

Robert Cook, MBA (He/Him)

Governing Council Treasurer & Finance Committee Chair
Former Senior Director of the Finance and IT Services Division, Washington State Housing Finance Commission

 

Doris Koo (She/Her)

Governing Council Chair
Strategic Advisor, Crescent Collaborative

 

Gloria Burton (She/Her)

Governing Council Secretary & Finance Committee Member
Senior Housing Developer and Director, Catholic Housing Services

 

AyeNay Abye (They/Them)

Governing Council Member & Finance Committee Member
Chief Executive Officer, Tubman Center for Freedom and Health

 

Sue Taoka (She/Her)

Governing Council Member & Finance Committee Member
Community Volunteer

Ellie Menzies (She/Her)

Strategic Advisor to the Finance Committee
Community Member

Bio

Ellie Menzies is retired after working 25 years as Legislative Director of SEIU Healthcare 1199NW and SEIU WA State Council. Ms. Menzies has worked at the state level on many healthcare policy issues, including helping to establish the successful SEIU 1199NW Multi-Employer Training Fund. She also served as the Executive Director of SEIU WA State Council from 2000-2003. Ms. Menzies has an extensive background and experience in mental health and chemical dependency issues that includes working in the Mental Health and Chemical Dependency Department at Group Health Cooperative from 1975-1978. In 1971, Ms. Menzies was one of the founders of the Open Door Women’s Clinic.

She has served on the board for Washington Community Action Network, Washington Budget and Policy Center, and the Healthy Washington Executive Committee.

Ms. Menzies graduated from the University of Washington with a degree in History and Communications.

Ellie has served on the board since 2015 as mayoral appointee and completed three 3-year terms. She has been serving as a Finance Committee Strategic Advisor since 2022.