Staff Members By Department

Please call our front desk at 📞 (253) 383-3951 and we will assist you in finding a person to meet your needs. Our staff members speak English, Spanish, Portuguese, Russian, Ukrainian, Vietnamese, Laotian, Thai, Cambodian, French, and Japanese.

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Administration & Finance

Liz Dunbar – Français 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 (4-8pm)
Doris Graber Finance Associate – A/R
Natalya Fedorets Finance Associate – A/P
Vicki Bush Finance Associate (Part-Time)
Erika Olson I.T. Technician
Warren Bryan Database Technician

Development & Communications

Tim Close Director of Development and Communications
Julie Kramer Grants Manager
Latasha Ware Outreach Coordinator
Amanda Mayer Development and Communications Associate
Danielle Mijo-Burch Communications Associate
Audra Hudson US2 Community Organizer

Volunteer Services

Kerrisan Meyer Volunteer Services Manager
Olivia Ash Read2Me Site Coordinator

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
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
Paul Many – ໄທລາວ, ไทย Employment Case Manager
Stephanie Hopkins Employment Case Manager
Tiffany MacFarlane Employment Case Manager
Cheryl Hernandez – español Administrative Assistant (11am–3pm)


Yana Cosme – русский Immigration Services Manager (D.O.J. Accredited)
Jesus Pinedo – español D.O.J. Accredited Immigration Specialist
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

⚠ We do not disclose our Client Advocacy personnel for security reasons. If you are the victim of a crime, please call our main line (253-383-3951) and we will transfer you to our Advocacy Department.