Grace Fosado, Senior Director at Boeing, takes over as Chair of the Board of Directors previously held by Sherry Williams, Vice President at HealthPoint.
Please help The Alliance for Education Board of Directors and staff in congratulating Grace Fosado, Senior Director for the BCA Regulatory & Quality System Oversight (RQSO) organization at Boeing, on her new leadership role as Board Chair at the Alliance for Education. With resounding approval from Grace’s peers on the board of directors, she was elected to a two-year term through winter of 2025. The board chair seat was previously held by Sherry Williams, Vice President of Community Engagement and External Relations at HealthPoint (CHC).
The entire team at the Alliance extends their deepest gratitude to Sherry Williams, our outgoing Board Chair, for her extraordinary leadership and dedication. Sherry led the Alliance through unprecedented times during the COVID-19 pandemic, where everyone’s world, especially our students’, was turned upside down. Yet, we were able to achieve significant milestones and made remarkable progress, due in part to her leadership. We are grateful for her tireless commitment, unwavering support and the legacy she leaves behind. Thank you, Sherry, for your invaluable contributions.
“I am honored and excited to accept the position of Board Chair. As a passionate advocate for educational justice and racial equity, I am eager to work with the board and staff to drive our organization forward and make a meaningful impact in the lives of the Seattle Public Schools students we serve,” says Grace Fosado, board chair of the Alliance for Education. “Together, I am confident we can achieve great things with our deeply invested community and I am grateful for the opportunity to lead such a dedicated and talented board.”
“On behalf of the board, I am thrilled to announce the election of Grace Fosado as the new Board Chair. With her experience serving on the board as a member, we are confident that she will lead the organization toward even greater success in reaching our mission of advancing racial equity and education justice for students in Seattle Public Schools,” says Sherry Williams, immediate past chair of the Alliance for Education.
We invite you to join us in celebrating the organization’s new leadership and honoring the legacy of work at the Alliance for Education Annual Gala, Auction + After Party on Saturday, April 22, 2023. Registration is open here.