Our Board of Directors

Clare Moe, Board Chair

Clare is a longtime Eastside resident and has been involved in, and an advocate for, affordable housing and homelessness issues for over 25 years. Clare brings a background in nonprofit organizational development and strategy and is passionate about building strong communities.

Michael Kattermann, Board Vice Chair

Michael has been a community planner for over 30 years, working for towns with as few as 400 residents and cities of over 1 million.  His involvement with CFH is an extension of his passion for planning—to make a positive difference in people’s lives. 

Crissa Cugini, Board Secretary

Born and raised in Renton, Crissa serves her community in many ways. She brings 15 years of board member experience, including past service on the boards of Imagine Housing and Habitat for Humanity Seattle-King County. Crissa is an attorney with David Wright Tremaine LLP, and regularly counsels clients regarding the acquisition and sale of real estate and the many complex legal issues that arise from the ownership of real estate.

Shawn McCord, Board Treasurer

Shawn and his wife, Stephanie, are the parents of five adult children, all of whom were raised in Bellevue. Shawn graduated from Bellevue High School and from Brigham Young University with a Bachelors in Accounting and a Masters in Taxation. After college, he was with Deloitte in Seattle and Bellevue for six years. After Deloitte, he started a CPA practice specializing in tax in Bellevue. Shawn and Stephanie have volunteered weekly since 2017 with the outstanding men in the rotating shelter.

Bonnie Bowie, Member

Bonnie blends her compassion for people through a long-time career in
nursing and through many volunteer experiences, including the Just
Health Board (services for homeless in Lake City area in partnership with
the Mennonite Church) and King County Public Health Reserve Corps (as
an RN). She currently serves as the Associate Dean for Graduate Programs at Seattle University College of Nursing. After years of serving as a CFH
volunteer, Bonnie joined the Board in 2018.

Judy Courshon, Member

Judy is a CPA in Bellevue specializing in working with families and their tax entities (trusts, family partnerships, and family foundations). Judy serves on various charity boards. She and her husband live in downtown Bellevue which has increased her awareness of the homeless issue on the Eastside.

Judy Faast, Member

Judy has worked over 15 years in the nonprofit sector in her second career act. She currently serves as a director with Hopelink, a poverty-fighting agency serving homeless and other marginalized communities in North and East King County. Judy has lived most of her life in Bellevue and has observed the increase of people experiencing life without a home. She brings her professional and local expertise in service to CFH’s board and mission. 

Chris Jowell, Member

Chris is the current Agency Director for Catholic Housing Services of Western Washington and has spent over two decades in community development as a developer, operator and funder of affordable housing. His volunteer experiences span from the soccer fields to serving on Boards for community organizations such as CFH, where he brings a commitment to adding value through his professional and personal experiences.

Jim Long, Member

Jim’s career in commercial real estate has helped him see the very real need for service to the area’s homeless in terms of supporting and transitioning them into stable, affordable housing.

Claire Sumadiwirya, Member

Claire is the founder of Bellden Cafe in Bellevue, voted the Nicest Place in WA by Reader’s Digest for its community work and philanthropic focus. After graduating from UW in Business and Sociology and from Seattle University with an MBA, Claire worked extensively in global business relationships, hospitality consulting, and community development. Claire has also partnered with numerous charitable organizations to donate time and money through gifting a portion of her proceeds and paying her employees up to eight hours a quarter for community service work.

Jensen Vessels, Member

Jensen was born in Bellevue and, after a long hiatus on the east coast, moved back with his family in 2017. Jensen brings a background in corporate strategy, finance and business development. He is excited to support CFH’s life-changing programs and work alongside its experienced board, dedicated staff, and inspiring clients.