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
  • Treasurer: Shawn Anderson | Area Vice President, Operations | Arthur J. Gallagher & Co.
  • Secretary: Sabrina Quarles Coleman | Account Manager | Eli Lilly & Company
  • Member at Large: Kelly Nelson | Community Volunteer
  • 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
  • Valerie Chrusciel | Chief Operating Officer | Overlake Medical Clinics
  • Monique Gablehouse | Chief Operating Officer, Post-Acute Care | EvergreenHealth
  • Cristina House | Senior Audience Marketing Manager | Microsoft
  • Cynthia Jorgensen | Compensation Specialist | Boeing
  • Elizabeth Mangini | Marketing Consultant | 2A Consulting
  • Todd Minor | Senior Director WCB Sales Academy Leader | Microsoft | Co-Owner | Nana’s Southern Kitchen
  • Laurie Miyauchi | HR Manager, Corporate Functions and Azure | Microsoft
  • Jared Nieuwenhuis | Bellevue Deputy Mayor | North America| Kalypso Media Group
  • Brenda Puls | VP Senior Business Relationship Manager | Bank of America Merrill Lynch
  • Mike Salk | Director of Programs | 710 ESPN Seattle/KIRO Radio Bonneville Seattle
  • Robert Williamson | Producer | Pokémon Go

LifeWire Executive Team

  • Rachel Krinsky | Executive Director
  • Julie Anthony  | Services Director
  • Lorra Antonio | Finance Director
  • Kelly Becker | Development Director
  • Abby Stepaniak | Operations Director

LifeWire Managers

  • Natalie Joy | Community Advocacy Services Manager
  • Sarah Kendall | Homelessness Services Manager
  • Tevin Medley | Housing StabilityServices Manager
  • Gabrielle Oglesby | Survivor Services Manager
  • Ward Urion | Social Change Manager