Staff Directory

Organizing Department

Kasi Farrar, Special Assistant to the President, Organizing Director
206-436-6592 or 1-800-732-1188, ext. 6592

Community Partnership Political/Legislative Department

Sarah Cherin, Executive Vice President
Political & Community Director
206-436-6580 or 1-800-732-1188, ext. 6580

Samantha Grad, Political and Legislative Action Director
206-436-6558 or 1-800-732-1188, ext. 6558

Cariño Barragan, Community Organizer
206-463-6514 or 1-800-732-1188, ext. 6514

Kristen Beifus, Community Organizer, Lead
206-436-6595 or 1-800-732-1188, ext. 6595

Karsten Wise, Political and Legislative Organizer
206-436-6556 or 1-800-732-1188, ext. 6556

Benefits Department

Benefits Representative
206-436-6597 or 1-800-732-1188, ext. 6597

Membership Services

Kim Micheau, Membership Services Director/Bookkeeper
360-419-4670 or 1-800-732-1188, ext. 4670

Martin Babb
360-662-1982 or 1-800-732-1188, ext. 6535

Julie Buckhanan
206-436-6541 or 1-800-732-1188, ext. 6541

Tammy Chitwood
360-662-1980 or 1-800-732-1188, ext. 1980

Brenda Curtis
206-436-6547 or 1-800-732-1188, ext. 6547

Stetson Curtis
206-436-6594 or 1-800-732-1188, ext. 6594

Linsey Dodds
360-419-4673 or 1-800-732-1188, ext. 4673

Anthony Forte
206-436-6593 or 1-800-732-1188 ext. 6593

Ginny Hein
509-340-7373 or 1-800-732-1188 ext. 7373

Tawnee Larson
360-419-4674 or 1-800-732-1188, ext. 4674

Vuong Ngo
206-436-6552 or 1-800-732-6552

Vicky Shannon, Receptionist
206-436-6561 or 1-800-732-1188, ext. 6561

Cassandra Wolle
360-662-1983 or 1-800-732-1188, ext 1983

Grievance Department

Andy Heyman
206-436-6539 or 1-800-732-1188, ext. 6539

Lisa Oakland
206-436-6534 or 1-800-732-1188, ext. 6534

Kent Tse
206-436-6512 or 1-800-732-1188, ext. 6512

Leadership/Executive Board

UFCW 21 leadership is provided by the Member-elected Executive Board. The Executive Board is made of rank-and-file UFCW 21 Members from diverse workplaces, income levels and backgrounds. UFCW 21 President Faye Guenther, Joe Mizrahi, Secretary-Treasurer and Executive Vice President Mia Contreras are the three UFCW 21 staff members on the Board.

Officers

Faye Guenther, President
206-436-6806 or 1-800-732-1188, ext. 6806

Joe Mizrahi, Secretary Treasurer
206-436-6803 or 1-800-732-1188, ext. 6803

Mia Contreras, Recorder
206-436-6554 or 1-800-732-1188, ext. 6554

Other Staff

Shari Davis, Executive Assistant
360-419-4663 or 1-800-732-1188, ext. 4663

Maria Milliron, Executive Assistant,
President’s Office Manager
206-436-6571 or 1-800-732-1188, ext. 6571

Sean Embly, Membership Action Director
206-436-6545 or 1-800-732-1188, 6545

Tom Geiger, Special Projects Director
206-436-6549 or 1-800-732-1188, ext. 6549

Marquita Johnson, Executive Assistant
206-436-6528 or 1-800-732-1188, ext. 6528

Stacey Opiopio, Membership Action Director
206-436-6573 or 1-800-732-1188, ext. 6573

Patricia Sullivan, Staff Director
206-436-6543 or 1-800-732-1188, ext. 6543

Kendra Valdez, Membership Action Director
206-436-6533 or 1-800-732-1188, ext. 6533

Bobby Whelan, Executive Assistant, Benefits Specialist
206-436-6532 or 1-800-732-1188, ext. 6532

Negotiators

James Crowe, Negotiations Director
206-436-6553 or 1-800-732-1188, ext. 6553

Denise Baeza 
206-436-6574 or 1-800-732-1188, ext. 6574

Evelyn Orantes-Fogel
206-436-6807 or 1-800-732-1188, ext 6807

Patrick Pedersen
206-436-6537 or 1-800-732-1188, ext. 6537

Matt Wood
206-436-6516 or 1-800-732-1188, ext. 6516

Bookkeeping

Val Lakhman, Bookkeeper
206-436-6513 or 1-800-732-1188, ext. 6513

Communications

Tracey Lopez, Communications Director
206-436-6582 or 1-800-732-1188 ext. 6582

Diana Bowers, Contract & Grievance Specialist
206-436-6531 or 1-800-732-1188 ext. 6531

Gaelan Kelly, Design & Publications Specialist Lead
206-436-6583 or 1-800-732-1188 ext. 6583

Marisol Obras, Communications Services Representative
206-436-6562 or 1-800-732-1188 ext. 6562

Clay Oizumi, Design & Publications Specialist
206-436-6575 or 1-800-732-1188 ext. 6575

Kevin Steendahl, Communications Office Assistant
206-436-6576 or 1-800-732-1188 ext. 6802