Leadership in Seattle
Our executive director and local leadership are committed to building a stronger Seattle by supporting and developing our AmeriCorps members as leaders in their schools and community.
Vice President & Executive Director for City Year Seattle/King County
Lee Lambert serves as the executive director for City Year Seattle/King County. In this role, Lee maintains strategic relationships with Seattle Public Schools, City Year Seattle’s board, corporate and philanthropic partners, and the larger Seattle community.
Lee is an experienced nonprofit leader who has held positions at Washington STEM as the director of the statewide STEM network and at the College Success Foundation as the founding director of the Washington College Access Network. Prior to his career in the nonprofit sector, Lee worked for Congressman Adam Smith and Senator Maria Cantwell in their Washington State Offices.
A native Washingtonian, Lee grew up on the eastside of Tacoma. A first-generation college graduate, Lee earned a bachelor’s degree in political science from Washington State University and an MPA from Seattle University.
Lee lives in Shoreline with his wife Adrienne and their two children. The family enjoys spending their free time hiking and skiing throughout Washington.