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.
Shawn McCord, Board SecretaryShawn 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.
Pat McDermott, MemberAs a CFO with extensive business experience and deep roots in this region, Pat uses what he has learned over the years to serve his community. His involvement with CFH goes back to 2005 because he feels it is meaningful work. Over the years, he also has served with Imagine Housing and The Sophia Way – providing him with a depth of perspective of the challenges and opportunities facing men, women and families experiencing homelessness on the Eastside.
Judy Courshon, Board Treasurer
Judy is a CPA in Bellevue specializing in working with families and their tax entities (trusts, family partnerships, and family foundations). Judy recently moved to downtown Bellevue which has increased her awareness of the homeless issue on the Eastside.
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.
Chris Jowell, Member
Chris is the current Director of Agency Operations for Catholic Housing Services of Western Washington and has spent over two decades in community development as both a service provider and funder. 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.
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). After years of working with CFH staff and being involved as a CFH volunteer, Bonnie recently joined the Board.
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.