YWCA Spokane is a dynamic and collaborative organization whose success derives from our vital relationships with staff, volunteers, and community supporters.


Board of Directors

The board of directors is committed to YWCA Spokane’s vital work as a provider of critical social services in the Spokane region. Community leaders volunteer substantial time, skills, funds and other resources to help the organization carry out its mission to eliminate racism, empower women, stand up for social justice, help families and strengthen the Spokane community.

2024 YWCA Spokane Board of Directors:
  • Amy Sargent, Multicare Health Systems
  • Anna Franklin, Providence Inland Northwest Washington
  • Bonnie Bush, Community Volunteer
  • Danielle LaBelle, Numerica Credit Union
  • Emily Morgan, Community Volunteer
  • Emily Sumner, Bouten Construction
  • Heather Rosentrater, Avista
  • Jennee’ Pool, Providence Inland Northwest Washington
  • Jennifer Saxon, STCU
  • Jerrall Haynes, City of Spokane
  • Lisa Simpson, Visit Spokane
  • Mackenzie Kutz, Kaiser Aluminum
  • Mary Alberts, Community Volunteer
  • Rowena Pineda, Washington State Department of Health
  • Sherri Lynch, Gonzaga University School of Leadership Studies
  • Tamika LaMere, Spokane Public Schools

Leadership Team

  • Jeanette Hauck – Chief Executive Officer
  • Christie Grassmyer – Director of Human Resources
  • Dana Morris Lee – Chief Philanthropy Officer

Staff Partners

Community Engagement & Philanthropy >> Learn more here
  • Erica Schreiber – Director of Community Engagement, 509-789-8275 | ericas@ywcaspokane.org
  • Lydia Duffy – Philanthropy Coordinator, 509-952-5992 | lydiad@ywcaspokane.org
  • Briana Berner – Donor Relations Coordinator | brianab@ywcaspokane.org
  • Claire Schueman – Donor Communications & Data Coordinator, 509-789-9305 | claires@ywcaspokane.org
  • Jemma Riedel-Johnson – Community Engagement Coordinator, 509-385-6623 | jemmar@ywcaspokane.org
  • Melanie Wilson – Shelter Resource Coordinator, 509-863-2882 | melaniew@ywcaspokane.org

Prevention and Youth Education >> Learn more here
  • Lizbeth Reyes – Prevention Coordinator, 509-370-9024 | lizbethr@ywcaspokane.org
  • Alondra – Prevention Specialist
  • Christina – Prevention Specialist
  • Logan – Prevention Specialist
  • Tiffany – Prevention Specialist

Domestic Violence Safe Housing & Shelter >> Learn more here
  • Jen Haynes-Harter – Director of Housing, 509-789-9293 | jenniferh@ywcaspokane.org
  • Amanda – Shelter Manager
  • Chandler – Housing Outreach Manager
  • Ellie – Mobile Housing Advocate
  • Kassie – Mobile Housing Advocate
  • Leah – Mobile Housing Advocate
  • Emily – Shelter Coordinator
  • Melanie – Shelter Resource Coordinator
  • Bre – Shelter Advocate
  • Lauren – Shelter Advocate
  • Rachelle – Shelter Advocate
  • Roupé – Shelter Advocate
  • Nini – Shelter Advocate
  • Des – Relief Shelter Advocate
  • Erin – Relief Shelter Advocate
  • Jose – Relief Shelter Advocate
  • Kacy – Relief Shelter Advocate
  • Kathryn – Relief Shelter Advocate
  • Kimberly – Relief Shelter Advocate
  • Kim – Relief Shelter Advocate
  • Mel – Relief Shelter Advocate
  • Sarah – Relief Shelter Advocate
  • Tia – Relief Shelter Advocate
  • Brooke – Shelter Housekeeper and Childcare Assistant

Domestic Violence Support Services >> Learn more here
  • Morgan Colburn – Director of Advocacy Support, 509-789-9297 | morganc@ywcaspokane.org
  • Jessie – Advocacy Support Manager
  • Anne – Administrative Assistant
  • Alondra – Domestic Violence Support Advocate
  • Christina – Domestic Violence Support Advocate

DSHS Community Services Office Domestic Violence Support >> Learn more here
  • Kelsye – CSO Advocate (TANF Support)

Clinical Therapy Program For Domestic Violence Survivors and Their Children >> Learn more here
  • Melva Moore – Licensed Mental Health Therapist, Director of Mental Health Services, 509-789-9273 | melvam@ywcaspokane.org
  • Morgan – Licensed Mental Health Therapist
  • Stephanie – Licensed Mental Health Therapist
  • Brit – Associate Therapist
  • Caroline – Associate Therapist
  • Jessie – Associate Therapist

Domestic Violence Civil Legal Services >> Learn more here
  • Sally Winn, JD – Director of Legal Services | sallyw@ywcaspokane.org
  • Melanie, JD – Staff Attorney
  • Rachel Cooper – Limited License Legal Technician
  • Anita Sather – Paralegal

Domestic Violence Legal Advocacy Services >> Learn more here
  • Tiffany – Legal Advocate Manager, 509-477-3788 | tiffanyy@ywcaspokane.org
  • Anna – Legal Advocate
  • Logan – Legal Advocate
  • Rene – Legal Advocate
  • Amie – DV Firearms Investigative Analyst and Family Justice Center Coordinator

Women’s Opportunity Center (WOC) >> Learn more here
  • Kim Choat – WOC Director, 509-789-9287 | kimc@ywcaspokane.org
  • Teresa Dixon – WOC Services Coordinator, 509-789-9280 | teresad@ywcaspokane.org
  • Cassia Brennan – WOC Mobility Mentor, 509-789-9281 | cassiab@ywcaspokane.org

Safe Haven Drop-In Childcare >> Learn more here
  • Veronica Roth – Safe Haven Lead
  • Julie – Safe Haven Associate

Early Childhood Education and Assistance Program (ECEAP) >> Learn more here
  • Jessica Ohman – Education Manager
  • Ryan Simmons – Family Support Manager
  • Amanda Oliver – Family Support Staff
  • Kassa Brock – Family Support Staff
  • Olivia Curry – Family Support Staff
  • Marguerite – Lead Teacher
  • Mia Lujan – Lead Teacher
  • Leaira Gardner – Lead Teacher
  • Lauren Lepinski – Lead Teacher
  • Sari Costanzo – Lead Teacher
  • Amber Delgado – Assistant Teacher
  • D’Lynn Fair – Assistant Teacher
  • Emmalynn Kruse – Assistant Teacher
  • Holly Dougherty – Assistant Teacher
  • Rachel Fall – Assistant Teacher
  • Emmy Titus – Teacher’s Aide
  • Lesley Rivera – Teacher’s Aide
  • Rylie – Teacher’s Aide
  • Sherra Bayman – Nutrition Specialist

Administration
  • Christie Grassmyer – Director of Human Resources
  • Karla Trejo-Bernal – HR Generalist
  • Naomi Mosier – Senior Accountant
  • Brian Fraasch – Staff Accountant
  • Becky – Front Desk Receptionist
  • Liz Backstrom – Director of Grants and Contracts