Our People

We believe that our Board of Directors and staff are some of the most talented and passionate individuals who are committed to preventing and ending domestic violence.

Board of Directors

LifeWire is governed by a volunteer Board of Directors and consists of professional, highly skilled and dedicated leaders across both the business and non-profit sectors.

Board Officers

  • President: Darryl Roberts | HR Consultant
  • 1st Vice President: Valerie Chrusciel | Chief Operating Officer | Overlake Medical Clinics
  • 2nd Vice President: Linda Mangone | Owner | Mangone Associates
  • Treasurer: Shawn Anderson | Area Vice President, Operations | Arthur J. Gallagher & Co.
  • Secretary: Diane Kuslich |HR Manager | Microsoft
  • Member at Large: Jared Nieuwenhuis | Bellevue City Councilmember | Marketing Director | Her Interactive, Inc.

Board Members:

  • Carissa Allen |Business Architect| Microsoft
  • Krystal Brun | Community Engagement Specialist | Amazon
  • Sabrina Quarles Coleman | Account Manager | Eli Lilly & Company
  • Andrew Farrell | President | Symetra Securities Inc. | Vice President Sales Development | Symetra Financial Group
  • Dr. Libbi Finnessy |Owner | Bellevue Dental Health
  • Rebecca Houghton |Communications and Project Management Consultant
  • Cristina House  | Senior Audience Marketing Manager | Microsoft
  • Cynthia Jorgensen | Compensation Specialist | Boeing
  • Mike Salk |Program Director | 710 ESPN Seattle, Bonneville Seattle
  • David Suhrie | Solution Specialist | Microsoft

LifeWire Executive Team


Rachel Krinsky | Executive Director
rachelek@lifewire.org

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Kim McCaulou | Deputy Director
kimm@lifewire.org


Lea Aromin, MSW | Services Director
leaca@lifewire.org

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Lorra Antonio | Finance Director
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Kelly Becker | Development Director
kellypb@lifewire.org

LifeWire Leadership Team


Julie Anthony | Survivor Advocacy Services Manager
julieka@lifewire.org

Tonya Flanagin| Mental Health Services Coordinator
tanyarf@lifewire.org


Natalie Hills | Resources Manager
natalien@lifewire.org


Wendi Lindquist | Communications & Events Specialist
wendil@lifewire.org

Shelby Lyonais | Housing Stability Manager
shelbyl@lifewire.org

Melanie Miulli | Homelessness Services Manager
melaniem@lifewire.org


Ward Urion | Social Change Manager
wardku@lifewire.org