Alliance Council

Council members are elected to Council on a biennial basis, with terms extending up to two years. Alliance Members interested in participating on Council must receive a minimum of 25 votes from other members of the Alliance.

The Alliance Council will meet monthly as well as planning and hosting the End of the Year Sounders FC Business Meeting in cooperation with the Club.

Each Council member will serve as a liaison between Alliance members and the ownership group.

A select number of Council members will also be chosen by ownership to serve on the Sounders FC Advisory Board – a board made up of ownership, technical staff, corporate partners, and members of the soccer community.

Frequently Asked Questions

Member Responsibilities

Attend Council Meetings

Members of the Alliance Council are required to attend monthly meetings during their term.

Attend Annual Meeting

Council members will be required to attend the annual business meeting at the conclusion of each season.

Represent Other Alliance Members

Serve as the voice for Alliance members, other fans, and match attendees. Council members will be responsible for gathering comments, suggestions and criticisms from Alliance members and present them to the ownership.

Report To Ownership

Report to the ownership on the pulse of the Alliance.

Be In-Tune

Be tuned into the match-day environment in your seating section.

Desire

Have a desire to see the Alliance succeed and become the cornerstone of other sports teams wanting to see their fans have a more pronounced voice.

Nomination Procedures

Only members of the Alliance may be nominated as prospective Council members.

Alliance members wishing to be elected to  Council must first nominate   themselves on the Council ballot. A minimum of 25 votes must be received for the prospective Council member to be elected to Council.

Each Alliance member may vote only one person to Council each year. You will not be allowed to vote for multiple Council members. In addition, you may only submit one vote per prospective Council member.

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Meeting Minutes

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Council Members

 Kyle Boyd

Hometown: Seattle
Season Ticket Member Since: 2014
Soccer Affiliations: Founding and Executive Board Member, Vice President
of Sounders Community Trust; President and Founder, Anchor-N-Rose 48S (Sounders Supporter Group in Portland); Emerald City Supporters Member;
Rec League Midfielder
Favorite club (outside of MLS): Sounders FC 2
Section: Lower GA
Pre-Match Ritual: Negotiating commute traffic

 Jon Burris

Hometown: West Seattle
Season Ticket Member Since: 2009
Favorite club (outside of MLS): West Seattle High School Boy's Soccer
Section: 140
Pre-Match Ritual: Meet up with friends and take the passenger ferry across Elliott Bay to the stadium

 Samuel Chesneau

Hometown: I’ve resided in Seattle the longest but consider a few other communities “home”
Season Ticket Member Since: 2009
Soccer Affiliations: Gorilla FC, Seattle Central Soccer Club, Soccer Dad
Favorite club (outside of MLS): Spanish National Team
Section: 114
Pre-Match Ritual: Taking my son to the inflatables in the North End so he can play 3 on 3

 Cameron Collins

Hometown: Seattle
Season Ticket Member Since: 2009
Soccer Affiliations: Gorilla FC
Favorite club (outside of MLS): Chelsea (since 1995) and Paris Saint-Germain (since 2000)
Section: 236
Pre-Match Ritual: Arrive to stadium 3 hours before kickoff to put up the GFC banner

 Paul Cox

Hometown: Enumclaw
Season Ticket Member Since: 2009
Soccer Affiliations: Emerald City Supporters; Ultras Nurnberg 94; USSF Referee; ECSFC (Pub League: O-40 Rockets); Sounders Community Trust; European Controllers Cup
Favorite club (outside of MLS): FC Nurnberg
Section: ECS sometimes, 130 sometimes
Pre-Match Ritual: Look for cheap parking, meet with some buddies in Pioneer Square, march to the stadium

 Craig Dillon

Hometown: Bonney Lake
Season Ticket Member Since: 2010
Favorite club (outside of MLS): NASL/A-League/USL Sounders and S2
Section: 130 Row Z
Pre-Match Ritual: Put on my Rave Green (Alan Hinton inspired) socks, scarf, jersey and wig (inspired by the original Sounders Clowns in Section 130 row Y who I sit behind), get to the stadium an hour-plus early (inspired by Dad)...my parents would always show up early to ensure we could always get the same seats at Memorial Stadium and Kingdome general admission area...proud habit I have 40-plus years later

 Mike Dollard

Hometown: Seattle
Season Ticket Member Since: 2009
Soccer Affiliations: Eastside Supporters Group and Shamrocks
Favorite club (outside of MLS): Tottenham Hotspur
Section: 107
Pre-Match Ritual: Join me at one of the many tailgate parties, bars or restaurants around the stadium

 Woody Favinger

Hometown: Seattle
Season Ticket Member Since: 2012
Soccer Affiliations: ECS, SCT
Favorite club (outside of MLS): There’s no such thing as a second favorite club
Section: 206, GA
Pre-Match Ritual: I often help set up the tifo in the hours leading up to a game, otherwise I’m with my wife and cousins in and around the stadium

 Nick Gibson

Hometown: Seattle (by way of Bellevue)
Season Ticket Member Since: 2010
Soccer Affiliations: Emerald City Supporters
Favorite club (outside of MLS): Wolverhampton Wanderers (a distant second to my beloved Sounders)
Section: GA
Pre-Match Ritual: I am lucky enough to live within walking distance of the stadium, so whenever possible I like to walk to Pioneer Square and soak in some love of our beautiful city on the way...once there I wander between Fuel, Merchant’s, and Temple to check in with my extended Sounders family and get a couple beers in (unless I’m drumming or capoing the match with ECS and have to stay on-point)

 Leann Johnson

Hometown: Seattle
Season Ticket Member Since: 2009
Soccer Affiliations: RATS Soccer player, Soccer Mom, Team Manager
Favorite club (outside of MLS): Reign FC, US Nats, Barcelona and Arsenal
Section: 139
Pre-Match Ritual: Varies

 Roberta King

Hometown: Seattle is home (I grew up in Lakewood)
Season Ticket Member Since: 2009
Soccer Affiliations: Played on teams in WSWSA & Co-Rec; coached in
Seattle Youth Soccer Association; Sounders fan since 1981
Favorite club (outside of MLS): FC Barcelona
Section: 107
Pre-Match Ritual: Gather with family/friends & have a pint or two on the way to the stadium

 Angelica Mendoza

Hometown: Issaquah
Season Ticket Member Since: 2009
Soccer Affiliations: Founding and Executive Board Member, Secretary for Sounders Community Trust; Executive Committee Member, Secretary for Sounders FC Alliance Council; Member of La Barra Fuerza Verde; Member of Emerald City Supporters
Favorite club (outside of MLS): A.C. Milan
Section: GA – Lower 121
Pre-Match Ritual: Pre-match pachanga with Barra Fuerza Verde and March to the Match with Emerald City Supporters

 Andres Mills Gallego

Hometown: Popayan, Cauca (Colombia)
Season Ticket Member Since: 2010
Soccer Affiliations: ECS member and player in Rats/Starfire leagues
Favorite club (outside of MLS): America de Cali
Section: Brougham End
Pre-Match Ritual: March to the Match

 Rachel Molloy

Hometown: Redmond
Season Ticket Member Since: 2009
Soccer Affiliations: International Co-Wreck, Co-Rec, WSSA, Eastsiders
Favorite club (outside of MLS): A.S. Roma
Section: 130
Pre-Match Ritual: Tequila shots to “Sounders 'Til I Die”

 Kris Mydske

Hometown: Bothell
Season Ticket Member Since: 2012
Soccer Affiliations: President of the Eastside Supporters; SCT Founding Member
Favorite club (outside of MLS): Tottenham Hotspur
Section: 150
Pre-Match Ritual: Varies depending for each game, but quite often involves a tailgate or a stop at The Central Saloon

 Jerry Neil

Hometown: Seattle
Season Ticket Member Since: 2010
Soccer Affiliations: ECS Pub League Coach, ECS & LA Barra Member
Favorite club (outside of MLS): Sounders Women, Marseille
Section: GA
Pre-Match Ritual: Fuel, go in stadium when gates open, get seat, put flag on pole

 Mark Nesteroff

Hometown: Bellevue
Season Ticket Member Since: 2010
Soccer Affiliations: Emerald City Supporters, Eastside Supporters, and Sounders Community Trust Founding Member
Favorite club (outside of MLS): None in particular, but I do enjoy watching the English Premier League and Liga MX
Section: 128
Pre-Match Ritual: I can almost always be found at Temple with my wife Alina

 Karl Picard

Hometown: Seattle
Season Ticket Member Since: 2009
Soccer Affiliations: Co-Rec, whatever youth league Kasen is playing in
Favorite club (outside of MLS): Tottenham, Bayern Munich
Section: 131
Pre-Match Ritual: Pho with the family and stopping by the section tailgate near the Hawks Nest

 Likkit Pocinwong

Hometown: Seattle
Season Ticket Member Since: 2009
Soccer Affiliations: ECS
Favorite club (outside of MLS): Donkey FC
Section: 131
Pre-Match Ritual: Cider, then beer

 Brian Prouty

Hometown: Issaquah
Season Ticket Member Since: 2009
Soccer Affiliations: Founder and Chief Entertainment Officer for Beer Is Proof FC tailgate...I play indoor, outdoor, co-ed, and over 40, and coach everything from Rec to Club (ISC) to High School (IHS)...love of the game runs deep on and off the pitch
Favorite club (outside of MLS): Newcastle
Section: 109
Pre-Match Ritual: Hosting the BIP FC tailgate in the lot

 Jeff Randle

Hometown: Eugene, OR
Season Ticket Member Since: 2010
Soccer Affiliations: Howell St. Hooligans; Gorilla FC; ECS Co-ed Team
Favorite club (outside of MLS): Liverpool #YNWA #JFT96
Section: 139
Pre-Match Ritual: Rabble Rabble (if pre-match you see those loud guys and gals on the back of the 43 or 49 Bus from Capitol Hill, say hi)

 Erin Riley

Hometown: Renton/Fairwood
Season Ticket Member Since: 2009
Soccer Affiliations: SonarFeed, Barra Fuerza Verde
Favorite club (outside of MLS): FC Köln, Dortmund, Crewe Alexandra F.C., ManU, F.C. Internazionale Milano
Section: 146
Pre-Match Ritual: Merchants with family and Barra, sometimes MTM

 Daniel Roe

Hometown: Issaquah
Season Ticket Member Since: 2009
Soccer Affiliations: Eastside Supporters, Sounders Community Trust
Favorite club (outside of MLS): Norwich City
Section: 330 Row A
Pre-Match Ritual: Beer is Proof Tailgate

 Stephanie Steiner

Hometown: Shingle Springs, CA
Season Ticket Member Since: 2010
Soccer Affiliations: Eastside Supporters, Emerald City Supporters (Barra), Gorilla FC, North End Faithful, Sounders Community Trust
Favorite club (outside of MLS): Prospector Soccer League Aztecs
Section: RedZone
Pre-Match Ritual: Arrive too early, sit in my car until it’s time to get in line, fidget with everything because I’m antsy, always use the same matchpass number to enter the stadium even though I say I’m not superstitious (I’m afraid I could be wrong), finally get inside and put scarves over my seats to save them, then go get some food and a drink and try to settle down (it never works)...last season I sat in different seats for the start of a match and everyone else flipped out...I won’t do that again

 Hans Ulland

Hometown: Kent
Season Ticket Member Since: 2009
Soccer Affiliations: Member/player Danes SC, previous President of Kent Youth Soccer Association
Favorite club (outside of MLS): Chelsea FC
Section: 120
Pre-Match Ritual: Pregame snacks & drinks at either Henry’s Tavern or The Pyramid Brewery

 Brendan Vaughn

Hometown: Ballard
Season Ticket Member Since: 2009
Soccer Affiliations: ECS Travel Director, SCT Founders Club
Favorite club (outside of MLS): USMNT, Fulham
Section: 108
Pre-Match Ritual: It changes every match

 Kristina Vaughn

Hometown: Issaquah
Season Ticket Member Since: 2011
Soccer Affiliations: Eastside Supporters, Co-ed team at Starfire
Favorite club (outside of MLS): USMNT or anything on TV
Section: 145
Pre-Match Ritual: Beer Is Proof Tailgate

 Kelly Weiler

Hometown: Harrisburg, PA
Season Ticket Member Since: 2010
Soccer Affiliations: ECS
Favorite club (outside of MLS): Aston Villa
Section: 239
Pre-Match Ritual: I usually can be found at Temple hanging out with friends before the match

 Lee White

Hometown: Enumclaw/Issaquah
Season Ticket Member Since: 2010
Soccer Affiliations: Emerald City Supporters
Favorite club (outside of MLS): USMNT
Section: Upper 122
Pre-Match Ritual: Bus in from Issy, walk to Fuel, contribute what I can to the wonderful staff there, March to the Match, get a liquid refreshment, find my spot to stand and support the boys for 90 minutes

 Mark Winchester

Hometown: Renton
Season Ticket Member Since: 2009
Soccer Affiliations: ECS and Armed Services Group Member
Favorite club (outside of MLS): Dortmund
Section: GA
Pre-Match Ritual: Varies

 Kenneth Wyatt

Hometown: Ballard
Season Ticket Member Since: 2009
Soccer Affiliations: North End Faithful
Favorite club (outside of MLS): Mia San Mia! Bayern München
Section: Lower 145
Pre-Match Ritual: We roam

 Kevin Zelko

Hometown: Kansas City, MO
Season Ticket Member Since: 2009
Soccer Affiliations: Gorilla FC
Favorite club (outside of MLS): St. Pauli
Section: 120
Pre-Match Ritual: Meet friends at Fado and then join the masses at the stadium

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