Pacific Hospital Preservation & Development Authority: 2020 Annual Report

Sue Taoka

Governing Council Chair
Community Volunteer


Ms. Sue Taoka was Executive Vice President at Craft3. She is developing the urban market focusing on distressed and immigrant communities. Ms. Taoka is currently focused on developing and implementing an energy efficiency loan product for residential and small business retrofits.

Prior to her position at Craft3, Ms. Taoka served as Executive Director of the Seattle Chinatown International District Preservation and Development Authority (SCIPDpda), the major property management and community development organization in the Chinatown International District. Before that she served as the Deputy Chief of Staff to Mayor Norm Rice for housing, economic and community development, neighborhoods, parks, and libraries. Ms. Taoka is the immediate past co-president of the National Coalition of Asian Pacific American Community and a member of the Washington State Bar Association.

Ms. Taoka earned her B.S. from the University of Colorado at Boulder, and a J.D from Seattle University School of Law.

Sue has served on the board since 2017As of 2020, she is serving as Governing Council Chair. She is a mayoral appointee.



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