Seattle Community Network Association

General Information


Seattle Community Network Association

Seattle Community Network started as a project of the Seattle Chapter of Computer Professionals for Social Responsibility (CPSR). On July 28th, 1995, the Seattle Community Network incorporated as a separate non-profit, the Seattle Community Network Association, or SCNA. We are a 501(c)(3) organization and our commitment is to access to technology and free speech. (the network) continues to be a primary project of SCNA, supporting free email and web site hosting. However, SCNA also supports other projects, including The Computer Giveaway Project and a variety of workshops for novice and experienced users.

Also see: SCN History

SCNA Board

All terms end 2014 per the SCNA annual meeting. Only SCNA members can vote for the Board of directors. The Board typically meets on the second Thursday of the month. If you wish to observe a Board meeting, email

Interested in Joining the SCNA Board of Directors?

Are you interested in governance, policy, and finance? These are the primary duties of the Board. More specifically, the duties of a Board of Directors are to: determine organization mission and purpose; provide proper financial oversight and adequate resources; ensure legal and ethical integrity and maintain accountability; ensure effective organizational planning; determine, monitor and strengthen the organization's programs and services; recruit and orient new board members; enhance the organization's public standing; and select, support and assess the chief executive. Still interested? We are seeking Board members with paralegal and fundraising skills. Contact for more information.

Board Members

Seattle Public Library Liaison: Marilyn Scheck
Legal Counsel: Preston, Gates and Ellis

Agendas and Minutes

Please contact regarding the availaility of board meeting agendas and minutes documentation.

Membership in SCNA

One does not have to become a member of SCNA to use However, users may opt to become a member of SCNA and for this yearly dues are required. The standard dues are $25.00. In addition, dues payment may take the form of volunteer services rendered to SCNA

Financial Information

Copies of current IRS 990 forms are available. Send your request to the address below.

Seattle Community Network Association (SCNA) 

Post Office Box 15942
Seattle, WA 98115

SCN News

Our Summer Newsletter for 2013. Information from our SCNA President.

Email Spam and Viruses

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Updated May 27, 2014 -
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