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, five 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 Human Resources Officer
Chief Executive Officer
Chief Communications Officer
Executive Director - Snohomish County
Chief Program Officer
Acting Chief Philanthropy Officer
Executive Administrator/Strategic Advisor
Chief Financial Officer

Board Of Directors

Bobbe Bridge
Founding President and CEO, Center for Children & Youth Justice
Jim Bromley
Chief Financial Officer, Forterra NW
Sonya Campion
President, The Campion Advocacy Fund
Calandra Childers
Deputy Director, Seattle Office of Arts and Culture
Renee Cogdell Lewis
Corporate Counsel, Univera, Inc
Robyn N. Corr
Senior Vice President, Human Resources, Nintendo of America Inc.
Maryann P. Crissey
VP & Relationship Manager, Banner Bank
Benjamin Danielson
Director, Odessa Brown Children’s Clinic
Rose Marie David
HomeStreet Bank, Sr. Executive V.P., Single Family Mortgage Dir.
Katharine Fitzgerald
Community Volunteer
Vicki Foege
HomeStreet Bank, First Vice President, Community Relations Director
Rafael Grijalva
Amazon, Manager, Site Merchandiser— Kindle
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
Consultant (Retired)
Cassandra Mitchell
Vice President and Corporate Responsibility Officer, WA Key Bank
Sue Peterson
Financial Advisor, Cornerstone Advisors
Camille Taylor Ralston
Attorney, Montgomery Purdue Blankinship & Austin OLLC
Amelia Ransom
Sr. Director of Engagement and Diversity, Avalara
Ann Rickett
Community Volunteer
Melissa Robertson
Seattle Mariners, Vice President, Deputy General Counsel
Richard Romero
President/CEO, Seattle Credit Union
Roberta Romero
Public Relations Specialist, Residence XIII
Barbara Rosen
Owner and Principal, BR Consulting
Martha Sandoval
Partner, Perkins Coie
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
Yvonne Terrell-Powell
Edmonds Community College, V.P. for Equity and Inclusion

Staff Managers

Employment Services
Information Technology
KC Chief Program Associate
Digital Advocacy
SC Community Resources
SC Admin & Data Services
KC Housing Services
KC Community Resources
Donor Services
Domestic Violence Services
SC Permanent Housing
KC Permanent Housing
Facilities Director
Marketing & Editorial
KC Economic Advancement
Fundraising Operations
Homeless & Vet. Services
Marketing Operations
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