Foundation Staff

Laura McCloud Mathers

President & CEO

Phone: (206) 684-0373

Laura McCloud Mathers leads the Seattle Police Foundation’s efforts to raise awareness and support for the men and women of the Seattle Police Department. Joining SPF in 2015, Laura brings with her over 30 years in organization and fund development leadership in nonprofits and private clubs. Laura is passionate about our community and for those, sworn and civilian, who work tirelessly to keep us safe.

Laura's early career highlights include joining the Columbia Tower Club in 1985 as its Founding Membership Director, where she spent nearly 13 years developing various member activities and community involvement initiatives. She joined the SPF after having led Seattle Rotary #4 as its Executive Director - one of the largest and oldest Rotary clubs in the world.  She has served on a variety of boards including USO Northwest, First Place, and Leukemia Society of Washington. Laura is a Gold Star Daughter and Army Mom, she understands the courage and commitment of those who serve and sacrifice, and the families who serve along with them. Her husband, Rick, retired after 36 years as a Special Agent for the FBI. 

Jennifer Kelly

marketing & events Coordinator

Phone: (206) 386-9855

Jennifer Kelly joined the Seattle Police Foundation in March 2017 as the Marketing and Events Coordinator.  She previously worked for USO Northwest as the Events Manager.  

Jennifer brings a unique perspective to the team as the wife and sister of Police Officers.  With family and friends who are SPD Officers, the SPF mission is always close to her heart.

Jennifer is originally from Seattle and graduated from Washington State University with a Bachelor's Degree in Communications.  


Justin Braeutigam

development coordinator

Phone: (206) 733-9372

Justin Braeutigam joined the Seattle Police Foundation in June 2016 as the Development Coordinator. He previously worked at The Rotary Foundation of Rotary International as the Sr. Planned Giving Specialist, and at Northwestern University in Evanston, IL as a Planned Giving Program Assistant. 

Justin is originally from the Chicago area and relocated to Seattle in 2016.  He has a Bachelor’s Degree in American Studies from Williams College in Massachusetts, and a Master’s Degree in Public Policy and Administration from Northwestern University.


Dan dueball

administrative support

Phone: (206) 684-0440

​Dan Dueball joined the Seattle Police Department as a civilian employee working with the Fingerprint Team in 1997. In 2003, he was promoted to Administrative Staff Assistant and during the last 10 years has served in this capacity for several assistant chiefs and the president and CEO of the Seattle Police Foundation. Dan provides administrative support and logistical support for events and programs.

Dan is originally from San Diego, California, and graduated from Kinman Business University in Spokane, Washington.


diane pilon


Phone: (206) 386-1996

Diane Pilon began her career at Seattle Police Department in 1999, in the Research and Grants Unit.  In 2007, she was assigned to work with the Seattle Police Foundation as the Police Department Liaison.

Her position serves as department lead for communication with SPF, which includes working with SPD Command Staff to identify priority programs and key projects for potential SPF funding, managing the internal grants process for SPD, managing community outreach events, and providing administrative and budget oversight for SPF funded projects and programs. Diane has a Bachelor’s Degree from the University of Washington, majoring in Communications.