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-Symetra Retirement Division | Symetra

Board Members:

  • Carissa Allen | Business Program Manager | 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 | Senior Manager, Creative Services | Invisio
  • Todd Minor | Senior Director WCB Sales Academy Leader | Microsoft | Co-Owner | Nana’s Southern Kitchen
  • Lauri Miyauchi | HR Manager, Corporate Functions and Azure | Microsoft
  • Jared Nieuwenhuis | Bellevue Deputy Mayor | Marketing Director | Her Interactive, Inc.
  • 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 Leadership Team

  • Natalie Hills | Resources Manager
  • Sarah Kendall | Homelessness Services Manager
  • Wendi Lindquist | Communications & Events Specialist
  • Shelby Lyonais | Housing Stability Manager
  • Gabrielle Oglesby | Survivor Services Manager
  • Georgiana Peters | Prevention & Services Reporting Analyst
  • Ward Urion | Social Change Manager