For questions or to make an appointment for services, please call  (253) 383-3951 .

Our team members speak English, Spanish, Russian, Ukrainian, Bassa, Vietnamese, Laotian, Thai, Khmer, and Japanese.

Administration & Finance

Liz Dunbar Executive Director
Teri Reid Director of Finance and Administration
Alex Van Putten Human Resources Associate
Bianca Reynaga – español Administrative Assistant
Cheryl Hernandez – español Administrative Assistant
Doris Graber Finance Associate
Natalya Fedorets – русский, український Finance Associate
Vicki Bush Finance Associate (Part-Time)
Erika Olson I.T. Technician

Development & Communications

Tim Close Director of Development and Communications
Julie Kramer Grant Writer
Latasha Ware Outreach Coordinator
Amanda Mayer Development Associate
Danielle Mijo-Burch Communications Associate
Angela Reed US2 Community Organizer

Volunteer Services

Kerrisan Meyer Volunteer Services Manager
Olivia Ash Read2Me Program Coordinator
Alonna Mitz Read2Me Site Coordinator
Eleanor Herting Read2Me Program Specialist (AmeriCorps)

Client Services

Jason Scales Client Services Director
Audrey Williams Administrative Assistant


Amy Diehr Education Services Manager
Darren Anderson – español Instructional Coordinator
Charlene McKenzie BEdA/ELA Administrative Assistant
Christian Jensen Instructor
Diane Bruckner Instructor
Isaac Olson Instructor
Kathleen Jordan Instructor
Julie Skirko Contract Instructor
Karen Schacht Contract Instructor
Linda Wright Contract Instructor
Michelle Wardhaugh Contract Instructor
Thong Sontanasumpun Contract Instructor


Audra Laymon Employment Services Manager
Ciara Brown Employment Case Manager
Clara Sciortino Employment Case Manager
Mischa McCann Employment Case Manager
Tiffany MacFarlane Employment Case Manager
Paul Many – ໄທລາວ, ไทย Job Developer
Diana Parra – español Financial Counselor
Abby Mayhugh – русский Employment Program Specialist (AmeriCorps)
Cheryl Hernandez – español Administrative Assistant


Yana Cosme – русский Immigration Services Manager (D.O.J. Accredited)
Laura Romero – español D.O.J. Accredited Immigration Specialist
Linh Nguyen – Tiếng Việt D.O.J. Accredited Immigration Specialist
Mari Stiffler – español D.O.J. Accredited Immigration Specialist
Svetlana Waer – русский, український D.O.J. Accredited Immigration Specialist
Mizuho Lee – 日本語 Data Administrator
Ronda Jacobson Citizenship Class Instructor

⚠ We do not disclose our Crime Victim Advocacy team members for their safety and security. If you have experienced a crime, please call our main line at (253) 383-3951 to request an appointment or speak with the next available Advocate.