Welcome to Our Newest Trustees

May 28, 2023

Three new members join the Board for 2023-24


Charles Wright Academy is proud to welcome three new members to our board of trustees for the 2023-24 school year. Our board exists to make decisions and take action to ensure the viability of Charles Wright’s mission into the future, and we are tremendously grateful for the time and commitment made by our alumni, parent, and community member Trustees. Please join us in welcoming Aimee Allen P’19, Guillermo Chacón P’11 ’34 and Emily Happy P’32 as our newest trustees.


Aimee Allen P’19

Aimee Allen M.Ed. has served as the Head of School at Harbor Montessori School in Gig Harbor since 2013, and was also on the faculty since 2006. She has been an instructor for the Montessori Education Institute of the Pacific Northwest since 2011. Aimee serves on the boards of the Washington Federation of Independent Schools and the American Montessori Society. Aimee loves running, writing, and spending time outdoors with her family. 


She is a mom to a CWA alum (Maddee ’19) and is excited to give back to the Charles Wright community.


Dr. Guillermo Chacón P’11 ’34

Guillermo Chacón was born and raised in San Jose, Costa Rica. Dr. Chacon is Board Certified by the American Board of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery. He is a fellow of the American College of Surgeons, the American Association of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons and the American College of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons. Dr. Chacon is also an Associate Professor in the Department of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery at the University of Washington. 


He is the father to Cristina and Mariana ’11, and his sons Javier ’34 and Rafael (future Tarrier).


Emily Happy P’32

Emily Happy is a Puget Sound native with deep roots in the community. For 20+ years, she has dedicated her career to service, leading projects to support people in her community. As a nonprofit strategist and fundraising consultant for the past 9 years, Emily helps organizations thrive and build capacity for their world-changing work.

A past South Sound Business 40-Under-40 award winner and Bank of America Emerging Leader, Emily currently serves as past president of the Association of Fundraising Professionals South Sound, vice chair of the Board of Trustees of Central Co-op, and member of the board of Friends of the Children – Tacoma. She is, most importantly, mom to Devan ’32.