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Lydia Faitalia


King County

Second Term Term Ends 6/30/2025

Commissioner Faitalia is a first-generation Tongan-Samoan, born and raised in California. She …

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Lalita Uppala

1st Vice Chair

King County

Second Term Ends 6/30/2024

Commissioner Lalita Uppala moved to Seattle, WA in 1990 pursuing a degree in public health (…

Kendall Kosai, 2nd Vice Chair

Kendall Kosai

2nd Vice Chair

Pierce County

1st Term Ends 06/30/2025

Kendall Kosai is the Director of Policy for the Anti-…

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Ekkarath Sisavatdy


King County

Third term ends 6/30/2026

Lao American by chance, love by choice, and Lao’d by necessity; Commissioner Sisavatdy was the…

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Sam Cho


King County

Second Term Ends 6/30/2024

Commissioner Sam Cho is a second-generation Korean American who was raised by Korean immigrants…

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Scott Lehrman


Franklin County

1st term ends 6/30/2026

Scott Lehrman is a Japanese American resident of Pasco, Washington where he lives with his wife…

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Carrie Huie


Yakima County

Second Term Ends 06/30/2025

Commissioner Carrie Huie-Pascua is a first-generation Chinese American born in Ellensburg, WA.…

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Chongsun Abbott


Pierce County

First Term Ends 6/30/2024

Chongsun Abbott emigrated from Korea when she was 15-years old. After she graduated from Lakes…

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Ping Ping


Spokane County

Second term ends 6/30/2026

Commissioner Ping Ping resides in Spokane, Washington. She is a tenured instructor of Sociology…

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Kiana McKenna


Spokane County

First term ends 6/30/2026

Kiana was appointed to CAPAA in June 2023. She is currently the Director of Policy and Civic…

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Nam Nguyen


Thurston County

Third term ends 6/30/2025

Nam Nguyen is an Assistant Attorney General currently representing the Washington State…

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David Phongsa


Benton County

First term ends 6/30/2026

David is an active member of his community, volunteering his time and efforts in community…