Kodi Smith Doty, CTRS
Executive Director

Kodi started Sequoia TR in April 2021 to provide recreation activities for individuals with intellectual and developmental disabilities after dedicating 20 years of service at Metro Parks Tacoma Specialized Recreation. 

She enjoys cooking, camping, hiking, gardening, and doodling. Kodi looks forward to getting to know you through programs. 

  • Certified Therapeutic Recreation Specialist (CTRS)

  • Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Consultant

  • Licensed Qualified Administrator for Intercultural Development Inventory

  • First Aid, CPR, AED blood borne pathogens Certified



Recreation Leader

Peggy is excited to continue working recreation programs like socials, outings, camping trips and sports serving the same participants and families she worked with at Metro Parks Tacoma as a Recreation Leader for 17 years.  

Peggy recently retired after dedicating 35 years as a Speech Therapy Assistant with Tacoma Public Schools.

During her time off, Peggy loves reading, exercising, taking rides to the ocean and the mountains. And rooting for the home teams: Mariners and Seahawks!

  • Communicates with Deaf and hard of hearing using See Sign

  • CPR/First Aid Certified

  • Van safety certified

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Board of Directors

Leandra Shelton - President 
Francie Peltier - Vice President
Amy Johnson - Treasurer
Paula Larson - Secretary

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Make a difference and have fun!

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STR is currently searching for an enthusiastic, positive, upbeat person who will join our team for a meaningful experience working with people with disabilities. This position will assist folks with recreational activities, crafts, games, and community-based outings.


We are looking for fun folks to join our team! Choose to volunteer for one time events, ongoing programs and activities, or Special Olympics! Please complete application and return to kodi@sequoiatr.org.

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Sequoia TR will be adding a part time Certified Therapeutic Recreation Specialist in the fall to deliver Specialized Habilitation services. Please email resume and letter of interest to kodi@sequoiatr.org.