Who We Are

Who we are

Seattle YIMBY is a member driven organization. Our advocacy is volunteer-based and we always welcome new members who want to get involved. Our current team of leads organizes meetings, events, and actions. 

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Volunteer Leads

Greg Smith

A psychiatrist whose work with people who are homeless led him to understand that bad housing policy is the fundamental reason for homelessness. He envisions a city where there is room for everyone.

Travis Close

Advocate for more housing choices in his community. Enjoys volunteering and picking up trash in the neighborhood.

Chris Walter

Recent Seattle transplant and aspiring PNW native. Currently a Rainier Valley resident building ADUs in his backyard. 🏘

Vanessa Boehm

Envisions a Seattle without exclusionary land use practices where everyone can find a home that fits their needs and budget. Enjoys riding her bike and going on car-free outdoor adventures.

Mackey Guenther

College student working to unlock abundant housing in Seattle, his hometown. He likes riding his bike to the park, and reading in the sun.