Yolanda Altamirano (President) grew up in Yakima, WA and moved to Seattle in 2011. She heard about Real Change in 2012 and started buying the paper. She joined as an events volunteer in late 2015 and began volunteering at the Vendor Sales desk in June 2016. She eagerly joined the board in March 2017. She has served non-profits since graduating from the University of Washington and values the connections she makes with both those she serves with and those she can serve. She currently works at a local travel company trying to pursue connections to help around the world – focusing on logistics and program management. She is on the fundraising committee and is interested in outreach and advocacy.