Dion oversees recruitment and develops foundation-wide programs to support employee success and a positive team culture. Dion has spent the last 15 years as a human resources professional, partnering with other leaders to develop and execute successful recruiting strategies and employee engagement programs, as well as to establish new business functions. He has worked with Neighborcare Health, Fred Hutchison Cancer Research Center, Amazon, Group Health Cooperative, Starbucks Coffee Company, and Alaska Airlines. As a person of color, Dion recognizes the impacts of racial injustices, and is eager to be part of an organization looking to make extraordinary changes that advance equity and racial justice across the state.
Dion also serves on the clergy at Freedom Church of Seattle, where he’s involved with the Youth Violence Prevention Network, a daily love and peace campaign that engages young people in preventing violence of any form, as well as with the 100 Man Army, which brings together men of all ages for worship and community service. In addition, Dion enjoys spending time with his extended family, exploring new restaurants, and cooking (Food Network is his source of inspiration). He attended Warner Pacific College.