As Mission to Seafarers' work is heavily dependent on volunteers and donations, there is almost always more work than there are staff, but we have a dedicated and committed team that exudes a deep love for the work that MtS does in Seattle. Say hello to them here!
Ken Hawkins [Executive Director]
Originally from Virginia, Ken brings life to our mission as our beloved Executive Director. His goal is to build people, and he displays this daily in his interactions with seafarers, staff, and volunteers.
Barbara Blakistone [Assistant Director]
Barbara is a native of the other Washington and moved to Seattle in January 2016. She was recruited right away by the then Assistant Chaplain and started calling on container ships followed by driving in cruise season. Barbara is very enthusiastic about the work of the MTS and eager to help seafarers as a vocation and avocation