Board of Directors

The board of directors is composed of representatives from our corporate and public agency members, and provides leadership and strategic direction for the Northwest Mountain MSDC. In addition to their role in governance and oversight, the board of directors is tasked with approving or denying each application for MBE certification based on the recommendation of the certification committee and council staff.

We are extremely grateful to the individuals below and the organizations they represent for their dedication and commitment to supplier diversity.

Diane Lin, Chairperson

Starbucks Corporation


Gary Sheneman, Vice Chairperson

Microsoft Corporation


Shahzad Qadri, MBEIC Chairperson

Wong Fleming, LLC Attorneys-at-Law


Fernando Martinez, President and CEO

Northwest Mountain MSDC


Jason Fujioka

Logic 20/20


Carl Gipson



Vicky Schiantarelli

Seattle Public Utilities