Our Board & Staff
A place of hope and change for women.
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Board & Staff

We embrace diversity and encourage individual growth


Maya Subramanian (Chair)
Microsoft (retired)

Elisa Ford (Vice Chair)
The Law Office of Elisa Ford, P.L.L.C.

Evelyn Marymee (Secretary)
United Way of King County

Hyla Dobaj
Home Depot

Dave Hamilton
Delivery Express

Suzanne Justice
Blake Rian Consulting

Nancy Khoury
Bellevue Chamber of Commerce

Paul Leuzzi
Weyerhaeuser (retired)

Beth Osborne

Nickhath Sheriff
Muslim Community Resource Center

Asmi Vohra

Janice Zahn
City of Bellevue

Executive Team

Dietra Clayton
Managing Executive Director 

Zee Peters
Executive Director
Development & Engagement

Sophia Hernandez
Executive Director
Finance & Operations


Sujata Agrawal
Senior Manager, Communications & Engagement

Megan Duncan
Volunteer & Engagement Coordinator

Angela Harmon

Jola Paliswiat
Executive Assistant

Andrea Ribeiro de Brito
Information Specialist Assistant

Sairah Siddique
Development Manager

Julie Vehorn
HR Coordinator

Michaela Ware
Operations and Facilities Specialist

Martha White
Data & Information Specialist


Eric Ballentine
Programs Manager

Samone Coleman
Lead Housing Case Manager

Atiyah Conway
Vehicle Outreach Navigator

Katie Glore
Housing Case Manager

Megan Meier
Programs Manager II

Laqurisha Russ
Housing Case Manager