Board of Trustees

Iliad and NeedleSeattle Center Foundation is governed by a Board of Trustees representative of the various stakeholders who value Seattle Center as a civic asset.


  • Joel VanEtta, President – Gogerty Marriott
  • Elaine Coles – Community Volunteer
  • Louise Miller – State Representative & King County Council, Ret.
  • John Vadino – CEO, The Production Network
  • James R. Faulstich (1933-2013), Trustee Emeritus – Federal Home Loan Bank, Ret.
  • Robert Nellams, Ex-Officio – Seattle Center Director