Meet the Board of Directors
Get to know the people behind the organization

Danna K. Johnston
President, Chair
Danna K. Johnston grew up in Seattle and graduated from Franklin High School. She earned an undergraduate degree in International Studies from the University of Washington. During college, she studied abroad at Peking University in Beijing, as well as the Universidad de Guadalajara in Mexico. Danna worked in finance for many years at a major global bank, where she was involved in many of the organization's community outreach efforts – it is here where she found her true calling which was to give back to her community. 

Frances Dewing
Board Member
Frances Dewing is the CEO and co-founder of Rubica. Since the company’s inception, Frances built and directed Rubica’s core operations teams, including cyber operations, customer support, finance, legal and human resources. Formerly COO of Concentric Advisors, a consultancy specializing in cyber and physical security for some of the world’s most high-profile figures, Frances was instrumental in developing Concentric’s business in Seattle and Silicon Valley. Frances is a Washington State attorney with a JD from the University of Washington.

Alex Johnston
Board Member

Our Sponsors & Partners
Get to know the organizations and individuals that have made our presence possible.

Our Ambassadors 
DKJ Ambassadors are civic-minded leaders who understand and support the DKJF mission.  They have joined our efforts to bring hope, spirit and good will as we grow and expand our programs to neighborhoods throughout the region.

Roger Brent, Ph.D.
Linda B. Buck, Ph.D., Nobel Laureate
Randall L-W. Caudill, D. Phil.
The Ronald D. Crockett Family
Jaime Cummins
Io Dolka, M.S.
George Gaitanaris, M.D., Ph.D.
Patrick W. Gray, Ph.D.
Jim and Jeri Jensen
Douglas N. Jewett, J.D.
Ann Lodge, Ph.D.
Michael J. Malone
A. Bruce Montgomery, M.D.
Peter Nickerson, Ph.D.
Todd Shumsky

Additional Credits

We are proud to be an approved Google Apps for Nonprofits and Google Sites organization. This site is hosted on the free Google Sites server. We are also able to have zero (0) annual expenses for website hosting and completely eliminate the need of for-a-fee email, word processing and other office software for all of our staff and volunteers.