Founded by a group of transplant recipients and volunteers in 2006, the Seattle Transplant House one of the most respected housing non-profits in the country.


The biggest perk of living at the Transplant House is knowing that Glenda Roberts is obesessed with your well-being and experience.

There is no one more qualified to steer this ship than Glenda. She is a local transplant survivor who knows all the ins and outs of transplants and recoveries. She knows first hand what is necessary to not just survive a transplant in Seattle but to also thrive here. She is a role model, our fearless leader, and is committed to ensuring that Transplant House guests don't just survive, but thive.



Associates & Staff

Patrica Zenk
Housing Director, Liver Transplant, email:

Glenda V. Roberts
Executive Director, Kidney Transplant, email:

Steve Lantz
Operations Manager, email:

Board of Directors

Larry Winn
Board President, Liver Transplant

Gary Sparling, Esq.
Vice President of the Board, Partner, Soha & Lang

Mary Montgomery
Secretary of the Board, Senior Paralegal, Keller Rohrback LLP

Eric Willsey
Treasurer of the Board, Principal and Cofounder Clothier Sayah Willsey

Tami Sadusky
Retired Executive Director, University of Washington,  Kidney-Pancreas Transplant

Sandy Bossett
Retired Mental Health Professional, Liver Transplant

Dr. Jorge Reyes
Chief of Transplant Surgery University of Washington Medical Center

Steven F. Lantz
Operations Manager of Transplant House

Rachel Wortman Morris, PhD
Healthcare Education Leader at UW Medicine   

Ronald G. Adkins
Retired US Postal Service, Heart Transplant

Glenda V. Roberts
Executive Director of Transplant House, Kidney Transplant



Transplant House would cease to exist without the contributions of all our volunteers time and expertise. We need your skills, experience, passion, and diverse perspectives to build a dynamic and innovative group of volunteers.

Are you ready to make a difference in someone’s life? See what strikes your fancy below or simply Contact us today about volunteering.


Open Positions


Office Volunteers

Transplant House runs very lean in its operations in order to put more funding directly into our mission. Therefore, we rely on a bevy of volunteers that provide a variety of tasks from general office work, IT troubleshooting, web-editing, social media management, marketing, bookkeeping to running errands to support our guests. Whether you have a little time or a lot, if you are interested in helping us out in the office, let us know what your talents are! Email Steve Lantz.

Guest Services Manager

If you like helping people and getting stuff done, then this is the role for you!  Whether you are retired or just starting out, this position is a great way for you to help our guests and move from just surviving to thriving with their new transplant.


  • You'll respond to online inquiries for housing and answer related questions
  • Work with the Guest Services Director to promote TH to the area's social workers and their transplant patients
  • Manage the occupancy and vacancy rate
  • Coordinate move-ins/move-outs and site-visit walk-throughs

Social Media Volunteer

Can you explain what a meme is?  Then you might be the perfect person to volunteer as out Social Media Coordinator.


The Social Media Coordinator is responsible for

  • attracting and interacting with our virtual communities and donors
  • achieving superior community engagement and intimacy 
  • increasing website traffic and donations by strategically exploiting all aspects of Transplant House's social media marketing roadmap

Foundation Board Member

The Foundation Board secures donations and build relationships in the community on behalf of Transplant House.


Each Foundation Board Member is expected to

  • raise funds and build relationships in the community on behalf of Transplant house to expand the Transplant House network of donors;
  • generate a minimum of one (1) guest tables (10 people) at the annual event and
  • $10,000/year in donations, which could come from the 10 people at the annual event, Block Party participation, raised separately, or some combination there of.

Are you interested in becoming a Foundation Board Member? Please email Glenda Roberts to learn more.

Bookkeeping and Accounting Volunteers

We have a great Operations Manager who needs some help?


We are looking for bookkeepers and/or accountants who can help with the  day to day, monthly, quarterly and annual bookkeeping processes of Transplant House. The ideal candidate will possess strong QuickBook skills, the ability to work with detail-oriented insurance providers, have excellent computer skills and is able to work independently.

Professionals with Domain Expertise

Do you have great professional skills that you would like to contribute to Transplant House? Please consider Joining a Committee and lending your talents to us that way.


If the position isn't listed above but think you can help, let us know.
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