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

Lauren Walker Lee Executive Director
Yasmin Wang Finance Manager
Alex Van Putten Human Resources Associate
Olivia Oroscoespañol Administrative Assistant
Cheryl Hernandez – español Administrative Assistant
Doris Graber Finance Associate
Natalya Fedorets – русский, український Finance Associate
Erika Olson I.T. Technician

Development & Communications

Tim Close Director of Development and Communications
Jordan Woolston Grants Manager
Amanda Mayer Development Associate
Silong Chhun – ខ្មែរ Communications Associate
Angela Reed US2 Community Organizer

Volunteer Services

Kerrisan Meyer Volunteer Services Manager
Olivia Ash Read2Me Program Coordinator
Alonna Mitz Read2Me Site Coordinator
Carley Arraujo  Youth & Adult Education Volunteer Coordinator

Client Services

Jason Scales Client Services Director
Audrey Williams Administrative Assistant


Amy Diehr Education Services Manager
Charlene McKenzie Education Services 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
Mischa McCann Employment Coach
Tiffany MacFarlane Employment Coach
Paul Many – ໄທລາວ, ไทย Employment Coach
Diana Parra – español Financial Coach
Cheryl Hernandez – español Administrative Assistant
Melody Upton CHEER  Instructor


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
Sarah Nuñez – español D.O.J. Accredited Immigration Specialist
Mizuho Lee – 日本語 Data Administrator
Jennifer Monie Contract Instructor (Citizenship)
Susan Dalo Contract Instructor (Citizenship)

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