Metropolitan Development Council
Lori Parrish is the Youth Education Program Manager at Metropolitan Development Council in Tacoma, WA. In this role, Lori oversees a total of 3 Upward Bound Grants, 2 Talent Search Grants that serve Bethel, Franklin Pierce, and Tacoma School Districts in addition to other grants and programs for youth. In addition to managing programs, she has also been very active with the Tacoma College Support Network and chairs the Paying for College work group. She is a product of Tacoma schools and received her B.A. in Criminal Justice and Sociology from Washington State University and M.A. in Organizational Leadership and Public/Nonprofit Management from Chapman University.