Staff and Board of Directors

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Kate Baber
Homelessness Policy and Advocacy Specialist
kateb(at)wliha(.)org | x200

Andy Lewis-Lechner
Director of Development
andyll(at)wliha(.)org | x201

Itzchel Bazan
Development Associate and Events Coordinator
itzchelb(at)wliha(.)org | x215
Rachael Myers
Executive Director
rachael(at)wliha(.)org | x202

Teresa Clark
Director of Organizing
teresac(at)wliha(.)org | x207

Rhean Souders
Operations and Finance Administrator
rheans(at)wliha(.)org | x206

Reiny Cohen
Director of Communications
reinyc(at)wliha(.)org | x208

Michele Thomas
Director of Policy and Advocacy
michele(at)wliha(.)org | x205

Dimitri Groce
Member Organizer
dimitrig(at)wliha(.)org | x204

Nick Wood
Community Organizer
nickw(at)wliha(.)org | x203



Board of Directors

Organizational affiliation listed for identification purposes only. 

Sofia Aragon
Executive Director
Washington Center for Nursing

Mark Blatter, Treasurer
Community Volunteer


Julio Cortes
Public Relations Manager
Cocoon House


Christena Coutsoubos
Building Changes


Beth Dannhardt
Executive Director
Triumph Treatment Services


Poppi Handy
Managing Director
third place design co-operative

Bryan Ketcham
Catholic Charities Housing Services


Rep. Nicole Macri
43rd Legislative District
Deputy Director, DESC


Phoebe Nelson
Board of Directors
National Coalition for the Homeless


Barry Pfundt, Secretary
Adjunct Professor
Gonzaga Law


Shannon Phillips
Staff Attorney
Summit Law Group



J. Peter Shapiro
Community Volunteer



Quinnie Tan, Vice President
Housing Finance Program Manager
King County Department of Community and Human Services



Kim Toskey
Community Volunteer


Liz Trautman, President
Director of Public Policy and Advocacy
Mockingbird Society


Sol Villarreal
Windermere Real Estate

Steve Walker
City of Seattle Office of Housing

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