Washington Women In Need operates under the thoughtful guidance and direction of a volunteer Board of Directors and a staff of 4 FTE’s.

2017-boardFor the fiscal year 2017, the Board consists of 20 individuals with a broad range of experience and expertise. The role of the Board is to govern the organization through strategic planning and to provide fiscal oversight and guidance. Board terms are for three years and board members may serve up to two terms.

Board of Directors

Angel Averman / Chateau Retirement Communities
Ellen Beauchamp /
PhD Clinical Psychologist
Claire Beighle / Community Volunteer
Sandy Cairns, Secretary / Hanson Baker
Dave Carroll / Banner Bank
Lori Cummings / Talyst
Shirley Heath/ Microsoft
Jennell Hicks / Public Health, Seattle King County
Nicole House, Vice President / WADOT Capital
Vicki Keough / Behavioral Health Specialist
Shawn McCord, Treasurer / CPA
Kathleen Miller / Mental Health Counselor
Nick Paget/ Morgan Stanley
Chris Reiff /Providence Health & Services
Jen Sapel, Vice President / MassMutual Financial Group
Elizabeth Sholander, Past President / Puget Sound Bank
Vicki Soule/ Shelter Holdings
Bindu Sutaria, President / Parametrics
Elizabeth Wan / Microsoft