Meet the Team: Janice Deguchi

Janice Deguchi, Executive Director

Janice is a not so recent graduate of Rainier Beach High School one of CfY’s partner schools. A lifelong south Seattle resident, she brings her passion for her community to Community for Youth. Janice has served in numerous leadership roles including as Executive Director of Denise Louie Education Center, a birth-five preschool/Head Start program serving South Seattle and South King County. Prior to CfY, Janice worked at Keiro Northwest, a senior health care organization where she oversaw seven programs aimed at maintaining seniors’ health and wellness. Janice is a proud parent of four young adults. Her son, AJ is a senior at Franklin High School, a CfY partner school. Janice holds a BA in Business Administration from the University of Washington and Masters in Education from Seattle University. She enjoys good food, hiking and dancing.