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Kevin Schofield

Board Member

Kevin Schofield is a freelance writer and the founder and publisher of Haftacook, an online site helping people learn how to cook for themselves and their family. Previously he founded and published Seattle City Council Insight, providing independent news and analysis of the Seattle City Council. He currently writes a weekly column, “Weekend Reads,” for the South Seattle Emerald. After graduating from Dartmouth College with a Bachelor of Arts in computer science, he worked for Microsoft Corporation for 26 years. That culminated in a term as Chief Operations Officer for Microsoft Research, the division of the company focused on advancing the state of the art in computing. Upon leaving Microsoft in 2014 he decided to embrace his love of writing. Kevin volunteers at the Woodland Park Zoo in Seattle, where he previously served on the Board of Directors. He also previously served on the Board of Trustees of Harvey Mudd College in Claremont, California, where he was Vice Chair for six years. Beyond writing, his personal passions are photography, cooking, and playing the guitar. He lives in Seattle, Washington.