Meet Our Team and Board

People are what make HopeSparks great. Meet our team of dedicated professionals who give passionately everyday to the work and mission of HopeSparks in service to the communities we serve.

Administration

Joe Le Roy, LICSW
President & CEO

Bill Bowman
Finance Director

Rachael Gray, MS, CCC-SLP
Chief Program Officer

Janie Frasier
Development Director

Juanita Kean
HR Director

Alisha Banta
Executive Assistant

Glenn Herlinger
Information Systems Manager

 

Megan Hammond
Data Systems Manager

Linne Enz
Credentialing and Billing Specialist

Karen Herman
Billing Manager

Wendy Maio
Payroll & Benefits Specialist

Josey Schaub
Administrative Assistant

Mark Maffei
Facilities & Maintenance Coordinator

Behavioral Health Services

Ann Shankle, MSW, LICSW, CMHS, EMHS
Director of Behavioral Health

Toya Aubert, MA, LMHCA
Mental Health Therapist

LaRie Blake
Behavioral Health Referral Coordinator

Julie Brenneise, MA
Mental Health Therapist

Angela Close, MEd, LMHCA 
Mental Health Therapist

Shauri Coleman, MS, LMHCA
Mental Health Therapist

Kristin Grace, MSW, LICSW
Clinical Supervisor
Mental Health Therapist

Annalise Hertler, MSW, LICSWA
Mental Health Therapist

Avriana Johnson
Behavioral Health Referral Coordinator

 

Dominique Levaughn Manns, LMHCA
Mental Health Therapist

Kathy Le
Clinical Intern

Heinz Malon, MA, LMFT
Clinical Supervisor
Mental Health Therapist

Kara Michael, MA, LMHCA
Mental Health Therapist

Alanna Muir, MEd
Mental Health Therapist

Mia Piper, MSW
Mental Health Therapist

Maren Telsey, MA, LMHCA
Mental Health Therapist

Marjory Ware MA, LMHCA, LMFTA
Mental Health Therapist

 

 

 

Erika Anton
Clinical Intern

Justice Aragon
Clinical Intern

Livia Chen
Clinical Intern

Andi Eberhardt
Clinical Intern

Celia Peacock, MA
Clinical Intern

Codye Micale
Clinical Intern

Caroline Mullins
Clinical Intern

Natalie Sovde
Clinical Intern

Cristina Speer
Clinical Intern

Sara Sui
Clinical Intern

Katherine Vittes
Clinical Intern

Board of Directors

Nicole D. Gates, CTP, Board Chair
VP, CashPro Specialist, West Commercial Banking, Bank of America

Veronica Hinojosa, Board Vice Chair
Director of Student Services, Year Up Puget Sound

Erik Swanson, Board Treasurer
CPA, Tax Senior, Moss Adams

Kelly Mooney, Board Secretary
Teacher, Federal Way School District, Rainier View Elementary

Brenda M. Baker, Board Member
SVP, Director Compensation, Benefits, HRIS, Columbia Bank

Dr. Yvette Gross, Board Member
Family Practice Physician, MultiCare

Derek J. Moore, Board Member
Support Engineering Manager, Microsoft

Dr. Sabine Thomas, Board Member
Naturopathic Physician

Natasha Johnson, Esq., Board Member
Staff Attorney, Sexual Violence Law Center

Ombudsman

Ron Brock
Retired Assistant Director Secondary Education, Tacoma Public Schools

Children's Developmental Services

Lou Olson, LICSW, IMH-E Level IV-C
Director of Children's Developmental Services
Clinical Supervisor

Angela Barber, MS, CCC-SLP
Speech Language Pathologist

Anna Blankenship, MAT
Assistant Program Director
Lead Educator

Bri Brown, MS, OTR/L
Occupational Therapist

Kate Brown, BA Ed
Special Educator

Melanie Bruey IMH-E
Special Educator

Margaret Clingan, MS, CCLS, LMHCA
Infant Mental Health Therapist

Janina Coffey
Insurance Biller

Frankie Coleman
Family Resource Coordinator

Ashley Earwood, COTA/L
Occupational Therapy Assistant

Alexis Ford, M.Ed, IMH-E
Special Educator

Sonya Galvon, MA, CCC-SLP
Speech Language Pathologist
Team Lead

Ann Gugger, MA
Infant Mental Health Therapist

Doan Ha
Administrative Assistant and Data Entry

Shannon Hansen
Family Resource Coordinator
Community Relations Coordinator

Hannah Henry
Family Resource Coordinator

Veronica Herren
Family Resource Coordinator

Helen Hunt
Family Resource Coordinator

Bridget Ideker, MSW, LICSW
Infant Mental Health Therapist

Dawn Hylton, MSW
Infant Mental Health Therapist

Kristin Johnson M.Ed.
WA Certified Special Educator

Zuri Johnson, PT, DPT
Physical Therapist

Lisa King, COTA/L
Occupational Therapy Assistant

Katie Kronlund, MS, LMHCA
Infant Mental Health Therapist

Jay Luger, PT, DPT
Physical Therapist, Team Lead

Sherry Lussier 
Family Resource Coordinator

Heather Mann, MA, OTR/L
Occupational Therapist

Leah Marshall, MA, OTR/L
Occupational Therapist

Michelle Millar, MS, IMH-E
Special Educator

Claudia "Rocio" Mogollon
Special Educator

Gina Pretzer, MS, CCC-SLP
Speech Language Pathologist

Magdalena Pucilowski BA Ed.
ECE certified Special Educator

Linda Rasmussen, COTA/L
Occupational Therapy Assistant

Carolyn Reese, Ed-WA Certified
Special Educator

Sara Rigg
Family Resource Coordinator

Christen Roberts
Family Resource Coordinator

Anna Rogers, MA, LMFTA
Infant Mental Health Therapist
Team Lead

Stephanie Sanislo
Office Assistant / Intake Specialist

Alison Skeels, MA, CF-SLP
Speech Language Pathologist CF

Candace Square, MA, CCC-SLP
Speech Language Pathologist

Laura Stuart, MOT, OTR/L, C/NDT
Occupational Therapist

Jennifer Timmons, MS, OTR/L, IMH-E
Occupational Therapist, Team Lead

Maryanne Tomich, M. Ed
Special Educator

Megan Werner, MS, CCC-SLP
Speech Language Pathologist

Sybille White, IMH-E 
Family Resource Coordinator, Team Lead

Sharon Worden, PT, DPT, MHS
Physical Therapist

Vianeth Zubrod
Financial and Office Manager

Development Team

Janie Frasier
Development Director

Elizabeth Lords
Grants Program Manager

Linda Troeh
Event Coordinator

Amy Weaver
Development Associate

Pati West
HopesCloset and Volunteer Coordinator

Family Support Services and Relatives Raising Children

Tamie Nielsen
Director of Family Support Services

Erin Boyd
Family Support Worker

Ash Martinez
Pathways Community Care Coordinator

Tamela McBride
Family Support Worker
Team Lead

 

 

Chris Blosser
Family Support Worker & RRC Kinship Navigator

Kimberly Sturgis
Family Support Worker & RRC Kinship Navigator

HopesCloset

Pati West
HopesCloset Coordinator

Pediatric Healthcare Integration

Wendy Pringle, LMHC
Director of Pediatric Healthcare Integration

Jacob Cowan, MSW, LICSW
Behavioral Health Care Manager

Zoey Damm, LICSW
Behavioral Health Care Manager

Kathryn Boelk, MSW, LICSWA
Behavioral Health Care Manager