Keri Pravitz currently serves as the East King County Community & Government Relations Manager for the Port of Seattle. Keri has over 20 years of experience working on community, economic and organizational development in East King County in leadership roles in not-for-profit, business and government settings; including Executive Director for the Bellevue Family YMCA, Vice President for the Bellevue Chamber of Commerce and Community Projects Manager for Puget Sound Energy. Keri has worked in small nonprofits as Executive Director for Friends of the Cedar River Watershed and as the first Executive Director for the Justice & Soul Foundation. Keri has a Bachelor of Arts in Political Science and Philosophy from the University of Washington. Keri is also a graduate of Institute for Organizational Management, a graduate of Advanced Bellevue and Leadership Eastside’s Executive Insight. Keri currently serves on the Board of Directors for Leadership Eastside, Steering Committee for Eastside Pride and as a Youth Advisor for Cascade Leadership Challenge. Keri and her spouse Niko live in Bellevue with their 3 teenage kids and six cats.