Our Leadership

Meet the dedicated leaders who work every day to advance YWCA's mission.

YWCA CEO, Maria Chavez Wilcox, leads our dedicated and diverse executive staff team and board of directors. Seven out of eight executive staff members are women, six are people of color. Our agency is also led by staff who manage the services and systems fundamental to YWCA's work.

Executive Staff

Chief Executive Officer
Chief Human Resources Officer
Chief Communications Officer
Executive Director - Snohomish County
Chief Philanthropy Officer
Chief Program Officer
Chief Financial Officer
Executive Administrative Assistant

Board Of Directors

Jean Bartell Barber
Vice Chairman & Treasurer, The Bartell Drug Company
Shannon Bell
Executive Director/Marketing Director, JP Morgan Chase
Bobbe Bridge
Founding President and CEO, Center for Children & Youth Justice
Jim Bromley
Community Volunteer
Sonya Campion
President, The Campion Advocacy Fund
Paul Chiles
President, Chiles & Company Commercial Real Estate Services
Robyn N. Corr
Vice President, Human Resources, Nintendo of America Inc.
Maryann P. Crissey
VP & Relationship Manager, Banner Bank
Pam Daniels
International Court Consultant and Community Volunteer
Stephanie Ellis-Smith
Community Volunteer
Katharine Fitzgerald
Community Volunteer
Rafael Grijalva
Amazon, Manager, Site Merchandiser— Kindle
Pamela J. Harkins
Community Volunteer
Bavan M. Holloway
VP Corp Audit, Internal Governance, The Boeing Company
Douglass (Doug) L. Jackson
Consultant, Clinical Professor, UofW School of Dentistry
Jonelle M.C. Johnson
Sales, Nordstrom
Leslie D. Jones
Director, Office of Small Business Development & Labor Compliance, Sound Transit
Amy Kosterlitz
Professional Development Coach & Consultant
Sandra Madrid, Ph.D.
Special Asst. to the VP for Minority Affairs/Vice Provost for Diversity, UofW (Ret)
Susan Mask
Consulting Principal, Trillium360
Joli Mosier
Principal, MosierMcCann
Gloria Nemechek
Key Bank, Sr. Vice President & Sr. Relationship Manager
Heidi Orr
Shareholder, Lane Powell
Mary Kay O’Neill, MD, MBA
Partner, Mercer Consulting
Sue Peterson
Financial Advisor, Cornerstone Advisors
Ann Rickett
Community Volunteer
Melissa Robertson
Seattle Mariners, Deputy General Counsel
Richard Romero
President/CEO, Seattle Credit Union
Barbara Rosen
Owner and Principal, BR Consulting
Lisa E. Schaures
Shareholder, Schwabe Williamson & Wyatt
Mary Snapp
President, Microsoft Philanthropies, Microsoft Corporation
Akila Somasegar
Advisory Council Member, Girl Up, United Nations Foundation
Denise Stiffarm
Partner, Pacifica Law Group
Kris Wilson
Partner, Perkins Coie

Staff Managers

Employment Services
KC Chief Program Associate
Digital Advocacy
KC Children & Youth
Corporate & Foundation
SC Admin & Data Services
Information Technology
KC Housing Services
KC Community Resources
Volunteer Services
SC Housing Services
Race & Social Justice
Domestic Violence Services
SC Permanent Housing
Political Strategist
KC Permanent Housing
Facilities Director
KC Economic Advancement
Fundraising Operations
Homeless & Vet. Services
SC Community Resources
Marketing Operations
KC Admin Data & Grants
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