Our team

WWIN operates under the thoughtful guidance and direction of a volunteer Board of Directors and a staff of 3 full time employees.

For the fiscal year 2023, the Board consists of 16 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.

Executive Board

Elizabeth Sholander, CRC

Senior Vice President, Senior Credit Administrator

Columbia Bank

Bindu Sutaria, MBA

Managing Director, Global Head of Marketing

Parametric

Britni Babington

Vice President, Relationship Manager

Heritage Bank

Shawn McCord, MS, CPA, PS

Treasurer

CPA

Jiawen Shi

Higher Education Segment Marketing Lead

T-Mobile

Board Members

Namratha Agarwal

Namratha Agarwal

Management Consultant

ZS Associates

Julia Atalla

Co-founder, Executive/Leadership Coach

The MJJM Group

Amy Barnes, CFP, CIMA

CEO

Firebrand Wealth Management

Audrey Hernandez Ford

Audrey Ford, MBA

Head of Transformation & Strategic Programs

Darigold

Shea Hamilton

Shea Hamilton

Senior Budget Advisor

Office of Financial Management

Jenna Lange, MBA

President

Lange International

Shari Leid, JD, ACC

Coach, Author

An Imperfectly Perfect Life

Kathleen Miller, MA, LMFT

Licensed Mental Health Counselor

Mental Health Counselor

Audrey Hernandez Ford

Sally Revell

Head of Product Marketing

Google

Nickie Smith

Co-founder and President

Be Bold for Change

Michelle Terry, MD

Clinical Professor, Pediatrician, Attending Phyisican

University of Washington and Seattle Children’s

Management

Deborah Frockt

Deborah Frockt

Executive Director
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Deb’s nonprofit career spans human services, education and the arts. In addition to executive roles, Deb has led development, marketing, communication, outreach and community building, and government
affairs efforts for social impact organizations ranging in size from $1.5M to $10M. She began her professional life as a playwright and new play dramaturg. That deep work in communication and collaboration continues to inspire her leadership style. Deb and her husband have two grown sons. In her free time, Deb enjoys baking, yoga, hiking, the beach and road trips.

Role: As Executive Director, Deb will lead the organization’s strategic plan, cultivates major donors, and ensures execution of key initiatives and effective and efficient operations. In addition, Deb is the main connection with the Board of Directors.

Monique Scher

Events and Operations Director
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Monique has worked in the nonprofit and profit sectors for over twenty years. Her work experience includes communications and events management as well implementing major marketing campaigns and public relations efforts for both small local and large national organizations. Monique has worked at WWIN since October 2011. Monique lives in Kirkland and is an active volunteer at her church and each year, makes an annual mission trip to international communities in need, most recently Haiti, Honduras and Africa.

Role: As Events and Operations Director, Monique oversees all of WWIN’s events, including coordination of two highly successful annual fundraising events, as well as WWIN’s operations including bookkeeping and our annual audit.

Lindie Gardner

Program Director
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Lindie is committed to positive social change and the empowerment of others, and is excited to build a lifelong career in the nonprofit sector in pursuit of that vision. She has a background in multicultural community leadership training from the University of Colorado and has completed community service in the US and abroad. She moved to Seattle from Boulder in 2014 after completing her Bachelor’s degree in biology, and can usually be found outside – either running on trails, reading books, or camping with her dog.

Role: As Program Director, Lindie manages all of our Grants programs, including the grant applications and reviews, outcomes data and relationships with our grant recipients and providers/schools.

Juliet Sandell

Program Coordinator
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Juliet entered the nonprofit sector through LGBTQ+ and animal rights organizations, and has turned her passion for social justice into profession through nonprofit work ever since. She is excited to make an impact with WWIN. Originally from the San Francisco Bay Area, she earned her Bachelor of Science in Zoology, with minors in Spanish and Nonprofit Studies, at North Carolina State University before moving to Washington state in 2019. Juliet lives in Seattle with her girlfriend, one dog, and two rats. In her free time, she enjoys sewing, baking vegan treats, and camping throughout the beautiful PNW.

Role: As Program Coordinator, Juliet supports the organization’s programs, operations, and communications activities.

Gail Lapasin

Community Engagement Consultant

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