Arivva’s Board of Directors and Advisors are experts in their fields who volunteer their time and talents to ensure that the organization is sustainable, impactful, and true to its values and mission.
Dr. Frank Hewins
Prinicpal, Spring Academy
Dept of Emergency Medicine, Madigan Army Medical Center
Marketing Manager, Actriv Healthcare
Dr. Paul Ban
Child & Family Behavioral Health, Madigan (Ret.)
Director of Nursing, Clover Park Technical College (Ret.)
Executive Director, Rebuilding Together South Sound
Principal, GreenHaven Interactive
Kathryn (KaCe) Whitacre
Visual Artist, A2Z Studios
Administrator, Department of Vocational Rehabilitation (Ret.)
The Walsh Group
Development Engineer, City of Tacoma
Behavioral Health Specialist, Puget Sound ESD
Executive Director, Foundation for Healthy Generations
Dr. Dan Bissonnette
Arivva is a place of hope and opportunity.
Small Actions x Lots of People = Big Change
Arivva is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit which incorporated in 2016 and began serving students in the summer of 2018. We are actively seeking a combination of legislatively directed funding and donations from regional foundations, businesses, and individuals to secure ample funding and establish our long term endowment.
Pierce Center for Arts & Technology, dba Arivva
402 Garfield Street South, Tacoma, WA 98444
Corporate address: PO Box 44046, Tacoma, WA 98448-0046
Arivva’s organizational groundwork embraces anti-racism. Our mission is empowerment through mentorship and learning. There are things all of us can do to fight for racial justice. We invite you to join us in our commitment to listen and lead with courage, compassion, and humility so that life and lives can flourish in our communities. Black lives matter.
Arivva complies with applicable federal civil rights laws and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, age, disability, or sex. See https://civilrights.findlaw.