Our People

LifeWire is governed by a volunteer Board of Directors who are professional, highly skilled, and dedicated community and business leaders. Our staff is made up of talented and passionate individuals committed to preventing and ending domestic violence.

Board Officers

  • President: Rebecca Houghton | Program Manager, Microsoft Customer Service and Support | Microsoft
  • Vice President: Theresa Anderson | Director, Retail Operations Division | REI
  • Secretary: Sabrina Quarles Coleman | Account Manager | Eli Lilly & Company
  • Treasurer: Brenda Puls | VP Senior Business Relationship Manager | Bank of America Merrill Lynch
  • Past President: Andrew Farrell | Senior Vice President/National Sales Manager Head of Relationship Management | Symetra

Board Members:

  • Carissa Allen | Global CX & Modern Digital Retail Leader | Microsoft
  • Shawn Anderson | Area Vice President, Operations | Arthur J. Gallagher & Co.
  • Valerie Chrusciel | Chief Operating Officer | Overlake Medical Clinics
  • Norm Escover | President and CEO | NAES Corporation
  • Monique Gablehouse | Chief Operating Officer, Post-Acute Care | EvergreenHealth
  • Crissy House | Senior Audience Marketing Manager | Microsoft
  • Cindy Jorgensen | Compensation Specialist | Boeing
  • Elizabeth Mangini | Marketing Consultant | 2A Consulting
  • Karen Melanson | Deputy Director of Policy, Programs and Finance | Seattle Department of Transportaiton
  • Laurie Miyauchi | HR Manager, Corporate Functions and Azure | Microsoft
  • Trey Williamson | Producer | Pokémon Go

LifeWire Executive Team

  • Rachel Krinsky | Executive Director
  • Lorra Antonio | Finance Director
  • Kelly Becker | Development Director
  • Amy FitzGerald | Operations Director
  • Karlah Ramirez-Tanori | Services Director

LifeWire Managers

  • Natalie Joy | Community Advocacy Services Manager
  • Karen Martinez | Homelessness Services Manager
  • Tevin Medley | Housing Stability Services Manager
  • Ward Urion | Social Change Manager