Naomi Rothenberg
Co-Chair, Alumni

Naomi has been involved with Global Visionaries for several years. She traveled as a first-year participant in 2015, continued with GV as an Advanced Leadership Participant in 2016 and also came back in 2019 as a summer programs intern before joining the Board in 2020.

Seth Parent

Seth joined the board in December 2019 and serves as in-house Corporate Counsel to Talking Rain Beverage Company, a local Pacific Northwest sparkling water company (and the makers of Sparkling Ice!). He also serves as a volunteer attorney for the Eastside Legal Assistance Program’s Domestic Violence Impact Project.

Roger Kastner
Vice Chair

Roger Kastner is passionate about enabling leaders and teams to achieve greater success by helping them raise the caliber of their people and project leadership skills. Roger brings over 20 years of experience in Organizational Development and Project Management as a consultant, instructor, and facilitator.

Ryan McDonald

Ryan is a long-standing supporter and board member for Global Visionaries and is currently serving as the Board Treasurer. Ryan works as the Finance Group Manager for CFS Finance Business Intelligence at Microsoft and lives with his family in West Seattle.

Sonia Morales
Board Member
Dr. Morales Osegueda worked for almost sixteen years with Washington State University Extension as a Diversity Specialist and Family and Youth Development Tenure Faculty. She has been a grant evaluator, consulting and training services in environmental and agricultural education, community development, culture competency, curriculum and skills development. Dr. Morales has published articles in skills development, youth and volunteerism development, STEM, cultural diversity, and crop breeding. Finally, she has provided professional presentations at the state, national, and international levels.
Mila Paige
Alumni and Board Member

Mila is a English Language Learner teacher and Department Head at a high school in South Seattle. She traveled with Global Visionaries as a participant in 2007 and returned as a trip leader in 2021. Upon her return, she was excited at the opportunity to join GV’s board of directors and continue working to support the program.

Andrea Tobon
Board Member
Andrea joined the board in 2021. She is originally from Colombia and is passionate about GV's focus on youth leadership and global citizenship. Andrea currently works as a Senior Financial Analyst for the Echo/Alexa Product Management Finance team at Amazon in Seattle, WA.