Learn more about our amazing Friends-Seattle staff that support our youth.

Our Team

David Anthony (he/him)

David Anthony (he/him)

Professional Mentor, K-5

Hailey Baker (She/Her)

Hailey Baker (She/Her)

Family Engagement Manager

Andre Barnes (he/him)

Andre Barnes (he/him)

Professional Mentor, K-5

Kallen Blacksmith (they/them)

Kallen Blacksmith (they/them)

Professional Mentor, K-5

Jalen Calhoun (he/him)

Jalen Calhoun (he/him)

Professional Mentor, K-5

Hong Chhuor (he/him)

Hong Chhuor (he/him)

Chief Development & Communications Officer

Tamara Corn (she/her)

Tamara Corn (she/her)

Operations Manager

Stephanie Edens (she/her)

Stephanie Edens (she/her)

Professional Mentor, K-5

Sheena Fanuncial (she/her)

Sheena Fanuncial (she/her)

Senior Director of Programs, Teen

Matt Fields (he/him)

Matt Fields (he/him)

Professional Mentor, Teen

Rex Gaoaen (he/him)

Rex Gaoaen (he/him)

Program Manager, K-5

Samuel Gorman (he/him)

Samuel Gorman (he/him)

Program Manager, K-5

Brandy Grant

Brandy Grant

Chief Operating Officer

Helena Haase (she/her)

Helena Haase (she/her)

Professional Mentor

Hannah Handschin (she/her)

Hannah Handschin (she/her)

Professional Mentor, K-5

Katie Harrison (she/her)

Katie Harrison (she/her)

Executive Assistant

Genova Hauser (she/her)

Genova Hauser (she/her)

Development Coordinator

Stefan Hauser (he/him)

Stefan Hauser (he/him)

Community Engagement Manager

Spencer Heslip (he/him)

Spencer Heslip (he/him)

Professional Mentor, K-5

Richmond Hurd (he/him)

Richmond Hurd (he/him)

Program Manager, Teen

Ziza Israel (she/her)

Ziza Israel (she/her)

Professional Mentor, K-5

Christopher Kidd

Christopher Kidd

Professional Mentor, Teen

Doneka Lang

Doneka Lang

Senior Director of Programs, K-5

Eya Lazaro (any pronouns)

Eya Lazaro (any pronouns)

Volunteer Manager

Audrey Loomis (she/her)

Audrey Loomis (she/her)

Professional Mentor, K-5

Elena Lynch (she/her)

Elena Lynch (she/her)

Grants Officer

Edgar Masmela (he/him)

Edgar Masmela (he/him)

Chief Outreach and Engagement Officer

Kevin McKee (he/him)

Kevin McKee (he/him)

Professional Mentor, K-5

Sophia Moreno (she/her)

Sophia Moreno (she/her)

Program Project Lead

Hailey Peterson (she/her)

Hailey Peterson (she/her)

Professional Mentor, K-5

Jackson Richmond (he/him/his/él)

Jackson Richmond (he/him/his/él)

Professional Mentor, K-5

Tasha Soine (she/her)

Tasha Soine (she/her)

Professional Mentor, Teen

Erika Sweet (she/her)

Erika Sweet (she/her)

Program Manager, K-5

Alicia Uehling (she/her)

Alicia Uehling (she/her)

Chief Programs Officer

Shaye Villanueva (she/her)

Shaye Villanueva (she/her)

Professional Mentor, Teen

Darius Waters (he/him)

Darius Waters (he/him)

Professional Mentor, Teen

Lacie West (she/her)

Lacie West (she/her)

Executive Director