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Our Staff

ReceptionistInterim Director
Lyle Evans

Administrative Assistant
Mary Beth Ingersoll

Programs Coordinator
John Michael Schmidt

Volunteer/Outreach Coordinator
Debra Gerth

Site Coordinator/Cook
Ellen Padgett

Social Worker
Holly McNeill

Stop-n-Shop Manager
Aylene Kandappu

Newsletter Editor

Gail Wodzin

2015 Senior Center of West Seattle Board

2015 SCWS Board

Dave Robertson, President

PB & J Textiles

Peter Gallagher, Vice President
SASH Realty

Colleen Barnes, Treasurer 

Home Instead

Annabelle Larner, Secretary
Larner Archiving & Preservation


Leonette Carté
Community Member

Nichole Casado
Burien Nursing & Rehabilitation

Sarah Cecil
Edward Jones

Vivian Currie
Community Member

Suzanne Duffy-Kane
Community Member

Burke Dykes
Past President

James Edwards
Community Member

Hank Kerns
Dignity Memorial

Kathy Lorenz
Cay Care

Roger Low
Home Instead

Alan Mendelssohn
Past President

Helene Robertson
Helene Robertson Investments

Nancy Sorensen
Sorensen Law Office

Patricia Throop

Eldercare Consulting

Sandie Wilkinson
Community Member

Board Meeting Information:
Board meetings are held the second Wednesday of each month at 5:30 pm. Usually in the Lion’s area upstairs. ( There will be no board meeting in June. ) Center members, participants and guests are very welcome to attend our board meetings. You may observe; however, participation isn’t permitted during the meeting.  Please let us know if you plan to attend prior to the meeting so we can arrange enough seating. Contact is at (206) 932-4044 ext 4. You may e mail the board  directly at, if you would like to pre-arrange a presentation, subject to the board’s approval. Board meeting minutes are available for public viewing in our library.


Contact Info

Contact Us

4217 SW Oregon St.
Seattle, WA 98116
Phone: (206) 932-4044
Fax: (206) 932-4077

Hours of Operation:

8:30 a.m.—5:00 p.m.
Monday — Friday

Stop n' Shop Hours:

10:00 a.m.—4:00 p.m.
7 days a week

Cafe Hours:

8:30 a.m. - 1:30 p.m. 


Senior Services


Senior Services

The Senior Center of West Seattle is part of Senior Services
2208 Second Avenue, Suite 100, Seattle, WA, 98121-2055
Phone: (206) 448-5757 | Fax: (206) 448-5766 |  |

Lyle Evans, Interim Director: