FY23 Donors

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Pacific Science Center acknowledges with appreciation the following individuals who supported our mission to ignite curiosity. This list recognizes cumulative totals to the 2023 Fiscal Year (July 1, 2022 – June 30, 2023).

Individual Support


The Estate of Bonnie Chowd
Edwardᵇ and Simone Wu

$25,000 – $49,999

Jason Barnwellᵇ and Sara Smucker Barnwell
Glen and Susan Beebe
Tony Bries
Timothy Copes and Amy Lee
Ella Dillonᵇ
Jillᵇ and Rajeev Singh

$15,000 – $24,999

Ellsworth Alvord III and Eve Alvord
Joshua Binderᵇ and A-P Hurd
Sarahᵇ and Andrew Buhayar
Willᵇ and Jennifer Daugherty
Lawrence and Mary Hughes
Pamela Jo Merriman and Sonja Ross
James Norris
Matt Oppenheimer
Robert L. Wiley

$10,000 – $14,999

Anonymous (2)
Michael Bauer
Judi Beck
Eric Bensussen
Jack and La Verne Chen
James and Deanna Claypool
Steve Dwoskin and Janet Donelson
The Lily Fund
Tonya Henry and Robert Little
Jembaaᵇ and Jason Mai
JoAnn and Mike Matlick
Arleen Paulino and Brent Willems
Theiline P. Scheumannd
Tandy and Susan Trower
Dawn Trudeaub
Jordonb and Jamie Voss

$5,000 – $9,999

Anonymous (2)
Christopher and Diana Ackerley
Ruby Amegah
Sherilyn Andersonb  and David Tan
Beardsley Family Foundation
Carl and Renee Behnke
Chris and Heidi Billingsley
Dougb and Gail Bowser
Christian and Angela Chabot
LEW Giving DAF
Carl and Lorene Davidson
Educational Legacy Fund
Wei Gaoᵇ and Colin Li
Ginger and Barry Ackerley Foundation
Anne Gittinger
Melissa and James Holzhauer
Judith Jennison
Sally and Warren Jewell
Christopher Larson
Vaho Rebassoo and Maura O’Neill
William and Vicki Reed
Erika Sanchezb
Amy Scott and Stephen Alley
Leslie Servidio and Andrew Parker
Robert+ and Cindy Shurtleff
Brian and Laurel Smith
Mary Snapp
Martha Wyckoff


Barbara and George Akers
Curtis Blake and Kelli Curtis
Steveb and Lori Buchsbaum
William and Megan Casperson
Dr. Vinaya Chepuri and Melanie Field
Don Clapp
Jennifer and Andrew Eckert
Richard and Susan Fade
Thomas Herche
Richard and Marilyn Herzberg
Martha Hsiao
Shawn Hurley
Anh Jones
W. Bruce and Joanne Jones
James Lin and Janet Ung
Shawn and Monique Magraw
John and Stephanie Miller
Stephen Moody
Mimi Ngyuen and Caleb Dockter
Bill Nye
Dr. Gilbert Omenn and Martha Darling
John Payseno
Laurel Rabel-Waltier
Matt and Linda Radecki
Anne Retterer and Vivek Bhatnagar
Warren and Nancy Smith
Duncan and Debbie Steele
Roberta and James Unger


Anonymous (2)
Kim Akers and Chaney Johnson
Linda Anderson and Andrew McLane
Jeff and Carmen Barr
Sean Blakely, Kyna Foster, Ciaran Foster-Blakely
Laura Bogusch
Brandon Bray
Doris and James Cassan
Josh and Jessica Curry
Sander de Haan
Marlene E. and John Durbin
Epilepsia-Chang Family
Richard M. and Maude M. Ferry
Linda and Alan Freyd
Katharyn and Ira Gerlich
Steven and Anne Gillis
Catherine Gleason
Jodi Hillbrant-Johnson
Abi Jagun
Richard Kennedy and Heidi Morgan
V. Lowell Kimble
Dr. Richard and Betsy Kirby
Gary and Reed Lawrenson
Gary and Amy Lee
Daniel Li
Yuanjian Carla Li
James Lin
Littlefield Farm
Mabee Family Foundation
Jennifer Macaluso and Jeff Green
Rebecca Mann
John McLean
Richard Meyer and Dana Sprinkel
Donald and Pamela Mitchell
Susan Mozer
Gretchen and Tom Mueller
Christopher Newell
Mark and Debra Perry
Susan and Martin Peterson
Douglas and Sarah Reed
Kyle and Lee Rolfe
Jeffrey Shiu
Elaine Spencer and Dennis Forsyth
Noel and Shann Spishak
Wendy Thompson
Christopher and Margaret White
Pat and Sue Yang


Anonymous (9)
Thamer Abanami
Patrice Ackerman and Douglas Hoskins
Arun Agarwal and Swetha Krishna Murthy
Rachel Alexander & Philip Thoenen
Rene Alkoff
Sara Allan
Beverly Anderson
Geanina Andreiu
Phoebe Andrew
Caitlin and Drew Angeloff
Michael Araki-Kawaguchi
Ray and Edith Aspiri
Robert and Andrew Atkinson
Drew and Marianne Bamford
Larry Bensussen
Marc Berger
Ben Betz
Rebecca and Donald Birch
Stephen and Julie Bishop
Deirdre and Fraser Black
Steven Boyd
Robert (Bob) Braun
Gretchen Breunig
Jonathan and Bobbe Bridge
Stephen Brugger and Clea Finkle
Julia Buck
Daryl Bunce
Tom Callaghan
Eric Carlson
Catherine Carr
Chase Family Philanthropic Fund
Abhishek Chauhan and Angelea Campeau
Linda and Kevin Cheung
Paul Chiocco and Doug McCrary
Hermann and Katharyn Chong
Chris and Ann Clark
Jolenta Coleman
Scott Collins
Jamila Conley
Che Corrington
Jonathan Costa
Deborah Cutter and Taya Countryman
Idalice and Jim Dickinson
Rhett Dornbach-Bender
Lisa Dow and Paul McLachlan
Trish Millines Dziko
Daniela and David Eng
Susan Feeney
Anne Flansburg-Spiess and Phill Spiess
Patty and Steve Fleischmann
Steve Frazier
Sondra Friedman and Kirk Gregersen
Robert Gilb and Michele Tiesse
Boyd and Ann Givan
Jay and Tonia Goyal
Jennifer Greer and Michael Trzupek
Steph Stone and Rob Gruhl
Michael and Rachel Guidon
Lynn Hashimoto
Sara Haueter
Matthew Hemsath and Adrienne Lehnert
Jerry and Linda Henry
Al Herron
Tim and Bev Hesterberg
Kristi and Terence Hill
Matthew and Susan Hillman
Maryke Hines
Shaila Hirji
William Hodge
Sarah Calkins Holloway
Eric Honea
Heather and Gene Hsu
Xuan Hui and Haoming Wang
Gretchen Hund Andrews and Edward Andrews
Ross Hunter
Vishnu Irigireddy
Christian Isaac
Mark Jancola
Diana Johns and Taryn Hendrix
Linda and Ted Johnson
Kiera Jones
Richard and Aimee Jones
Judith and Greg Keyser
Grace Kim and Mike Mariano
Carrie King
Michael Klein and Catherine Melfi
Tom and Mary Kofler
Brett Kozisek and Amanda Coleman
Keith and Trish Krumm
Kruse Family Foundation
Jin Lai
Betsy P. Larson
Laura Larson
Erika and Vermont Lasmarias
Vermont Lasmarias
Adam and Isaac Lassiter
Benjamin Last
Vanessa Laughlin
Hang Le
Christina and Thomas Lee
Diankha Linear and Bruce Strothers
Annie Liu
William and Martha Longbrake
Pam and Chris Longston
Robin and Court Lorenzini
Philip and Maureen Lucido
Diana Macdonald
Tyra Mariani
Cassie Martin and Jay Patrikios
Justin Martin
Larissa Massena
Steve and Jane Matera
Jon and Melissa McClintock
Vincent and Karen McFaddin
Jill and Andy McGovern
Libby Johnson McKee
Douglas McLean
Tricia McLean
Stanb and Kathy McNaughton
Conn and Betsy McQuinn
Sandy Melzer and Ellen Evans
Robin Mendelson and Josse Delage
Michelle Merriweather
Sarah Smith
Susanna Morgan and Eli Llamdohlia
Colin and Martha Moseley
Jeremy Munn and Tatyana Basova
Amanda Myre and Todd MacDermid
Neha Nariya and Sandeap Reddy
Christopher Nelson
Randall Newell and George Steiner
Makalika N’holowa’a
Joel Nofziger
Bradley and Kathy Nysether
Mark and Vickie Nysether
Eric Olson
Stephen Olson
Teresa Olson-Miller and Tom Miller
Brandon Paddock
Divya Pahwa and Sunil Garg
Nar Parisawan
Salvatore Parlatore
Jessica Paulson
Ken Pearson and Brad Smull
Ericb and Nicole Pettigrew
Judy Pigott and Stephan Boyd
Mary Pigott and Roger Giesecke
Chris and Diane Pottinger
Kristina and Jeffery Preedy
Bill and Wendy Rabel
Muhammad Rajput
Laurel and Jeff Reitman
Paul Reitsma
Rao and Satya Remala
Michelle and Garrett Rich
Meghan Richardson
Natalie Robbecke
John Robertson
Ruth Robertson
Reagan Roth and Luke Sternberg
Carole E. Rush
Jeaninne Ryan
Kimberly Sambrook and David Fetterman
Carl and Carole Scandella
Dennis Schatz and Leila Wilke
Jason Schwark
Lindsey Schwartz
Yuhui Shang
Michael Shannon
Karen Shaw and Larry Hohm
Alice Shobe
Stacie and Karl Siebrecht
Bernard and Susan Silbernagel
Brooks Simpson
Ankur Sinha
Debra Somberg
Richard and Cynthia Sonstelie
Brian Soriano
Broderick Stadden
Robert and Peggy Steiner
Gretchen Stengel and Robin Callan
Monica and David Stephenson
Jane Sullivan
Rebecca Taylor and David Ramenofski
Traci Terry
Lynn Terwoerds
John Teutsch and Mary Foster
Michael Thomas
Thomas and Deborah Tokarz
Lynn and Peter Tonglao
Valerie Torrens and David Russo
Barbara and Larry Traaen
Kim Tran
Sarah Wood Utter
Michael Vernon
Kim Vu
Birgit Walbaum and Duncan Haas
Marc Walters
Jason Waxman
Chris and Rebecca Weber
Daniel Weise and Laura Yedwab
Steven Wells
Michael Westover and Sara Vallerie
David and Linnea Wexler
James and Anna Williams
Andrew and Nancy Willner
Camilla Winger
Franky Wong and Jonie Yu
Amber Wood
Kenneth Woolcott
Shoko Yano
Jacqueline Yeaney
Yee Family Foundation
James B. Yee
Megan Yoshimura
David Zapolsky and Lynn Hubbard
Amy and David Zarlengo

$1 – $499

Special thanks to the 902 donors who gave between $1 – $499. Your collective support provided more than $64,071 in essential funds to increase access to science throughout our community.

Tributary Gifts

The following donors made gifts to Pacific Science Center in the past year to honor and remember individuals.

In honor of Sherilyn Anderson
In honor of Corinne Araki-Kawaguchi
In honor of Howard Baker
In honor of Sarah Buhayar
In honor of 周泉源 and 金珪如 (Howell and Stella Chow)
In honor of Liliana Epilepsia Chang
In honor of McLaughlin Family
In honor of Neo
In honor of Thomas Unger
In honor of Taylor Lynn Wilson
In memory of Sam Calvin
In memory of the parents of Linda and Alan Freyd
In memory of Kay Hashimoto
In memory of Pam Phillips
In memory of Dave Taylor
In memory of C. Rhea Thompson
In memory of John Wagner

Corporate & Foundation Support


Microsoft Corporation
Washington Research Foundation

$50,000 – $99,999

Battelle – Pacific Northwest National Laboratory
Nintendo of America

$25,000 – $49,999

Alaska Airlines Inc
The Boeing Company
Bristol Myers Squibb
First Tech Federal Credit Union
Grousemont Foundation
Intellectual Ventures
PEMCO Insurance Company
Pendleton and Elisabeth Miller Charitable Foundation

$10,000 – $24,999

Chevron Corporation
Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation
The Chisholm Foundation
Fortive Corporation
The Foster Foundation
Meta Platforms, Inc.
Nysether Family Foundation
Seattle Children’s
Treeline Foundation

$5,000 – $9,999

Aerojet Rocketdyne Foundation
The Baker Foundation
D.V. and Ida J. McEachern Charitable Trust
Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center
Hazel Miller Foundation
Horizons Foundation
Lily Pointe Family Foundation
Lockheed Martin
Northern Trust
Perkins Coie
Region 6 Security
Safeco Foundation
SMART Technologies
Washington Trust Bank

$500 – $4,999

Advanced Industrial Automation
AHT Insurance
Allen Institute for Artificial Intelligence
Aversa Foundation
Ben Bridge Jeweler Inc
Chihuly Garden and Glass
Clark Nuber PS
Clearfield Group
Columbia Bank
DLR Group
Forum One
Honeywell Inc
Hubbard Family Foundation, Bank of America, N.A., Trustee
Kistler Ritso Foundation
Lease Crutcher Lewis
Madrona Venture Group LLC
Space Needle
Umpqua Bank
Wright Runstad & Company

Government Partners

ArtsWA and the Washington State Department of Commerce
Institute of Museum & Library Services
King County
King County Wastewater Treatment Division
Northwest Earth and Space Sciences Pathways and the NASA Science Mission Directorate
State of Washington

In-Kind Gifts

Copiers Northwest
Desautel Hege Inc.
Jennifer Brooks
LAZ Parking Northwest

Matching Gift Companies

Amgen Inc.
Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation
The Boeing Company
Liberty Mutual Insurance
McKinsey & Company
Microsoft Corporation
Nintendo of America
The Pokemon Company
Starbucks Corporation
Texas Instruments Foundation

Board of Directors

July 1, 2022–June 30, 2023

Sherilyn Anderson
Jason Barnwell
Josh Binder
Doug Bowser
Steve Buchsbaum
Sarah Buhayar
Chris Costa, Ex Officio
Will Daugherty, Ex Officio
Ella Dillon
Wei Gao
Kiera Jones, Ex Officio
Jembaa Mai
Stan McNaughton
Erin Okuno
Eric Pettigrew
Erika Sanchez
Rob Shurtleff
Jill Singh
Dawn Trudeau
Jordon Voss
Ed Wu

Emeritus Board Members

Chris Ackerley
Adriane Brown
Philip Condit
Marlene Durbin
Gretchen Hund Andrews
James Warjone

b Board Member, d Deceased