Micah is an executive intern at the Tacoma Housing Authority and senior at the University of Washington Tacoma. A returning student at age 37, Micah decided to return to school to fulfill his broader aims of serving his community directly and to expand his capacity to do this work. He is passionate about serving and advocating for his East Tacoma Community and aims to help raise the efficacy of individuals and the community. Micah currently serves as the Outreach Committee chair for the East Side Neighborhoods Advisory Council of Tacoma and as a member of the Tacoma Dome Link Extension stakeholders board representing East Tacoma. He has also served on the Technical Advisory Group for Tacoma’s Affordable Housing Action Strategy. Micah is an avid gardener and painter and enjoys listening to music while cooking with others. He lives with his partner Erica and his daughter Cleo in the East Tacoma neighborhood.