Laina Poon, Secretary

Classification: Emeritus

Laina Poon

Laina Marie Git Jung Poon (board chair) joined ISNA in March of 2005 after conducting in-depth research resulting in an analysis of ISNA’s structure and organizational development. Laina completed a Master of Public Administration degree at the Daniel J. Evans School of Public Affairs at the University of Washington in June 2005. Her ISNA analysis became a Ford Foundation Case Study that will be utilized by public affairs students nation-wide. She previously served as a Peace Corps Volunteer in Malawi, providing technical assistance and facilitating community-based natural resource management. Laina also studied overseas in Sweden, has engaged in consulting work for the non-profit sector. Laina lives in Seattle, WA, and works as an analyst for the U.S. Government Accountability Office.