Meet Our Team

Childhaven is staffed by a dynamic and diverse team of therapists, care coordinators, teachers, parent partners, and professionals. Each member of the Childhaven team is dedicated to prioritizing relational health as the antidote to childhood trauma and adversity–within Childhaven and beyond.

Dudley Griffith

Chief Human Resources Officer


Gilbert Romero-Mewharter

Director of Therapeutic Early Learning & Capacity Building


Jon Gould

Chief Community Impact & Government Relations Officer


Kelli Bohanon

Executive Director, Center for Early Relational Health


Knox Duncan

Chief Marketing & Communications Officer


Kristi Nelson

Chief Philanthropy Officer


Marlene Carter

Director of Program Operations


Meg McNulty

Chief Program Officer


Bridget Lecheile

 Training & Data Manager, Center for Early Relational Health


Cynthia Gosling

ESIT Director

Erika Vantrood

Early Learning Manager

Martha Stebbins-Aguiñiga

WISe Program Director

Rachel Dumanian

Healthcare Integration Manager

Rosa Gallegos-Martin

Early Learning Director

Sahkiya Brakebill

Senior Operations & Community Relations Manager, Center for Early Relational Health

Sharon Remaize

OPBH Manager

Starla Bailey

TELCAP Manager

Chris Hafner

Grants & Foundations Manager

Kenzie Sanders

Development Assistant

Leonia Coleman

Philanthropy Development Officer

Michael Matloff

Development Systems Manager


Mikaela Johnston

Events Coordinator

Sydney Kolbrick 

Program Marketing

Tracy Buck

Senior Director of Development, Individual Giving

Valerie Lambert

Director of Annual Giving


Mike Rodden

Cascade Asset Management Company

Vice Chair

Dr. Derel Finch

Swedish Health Services

Past Chair

Curt Anderson



Lakeisha Gunter



Gini Beck

Professional Coach

Dr. Abby Grant

Harborview Pediatric Clinic

Anthony Washington

Seattle Schools

Blake Marks-Dias

Corr, Cronin LLP

Bareq Peshtaz

Morgan Stanley

Carl Lovsted

Hub Northwest

Dave Mentz

Community Volunteer

David Lawrence

Community Volunteer

JC Cottrell

Daddy Can Do It Too

Joan Matheson

Seattle Education Association Retired

Kristie Garrett

Zevenbergen Capital Investments

Mike Washington


Paulette Lemon

HomeStreet Bank

Christina Price

Community Volunteer

Danny Sakar

Convoy Inc.

Danielle Kim

Community Volunteer

David Byers



Kristen Cheung

Urban Transit Labs

Jody Brown

Valley Cities Behavioral Health Care

Lance Soliday


Matthew Kelly

Foster Garvey PC

Nancy Gilchrist

Community Volunteer

Samantha Woogerd

Community Volunteer

Toni Jennings

TM Media Agency

Join The Movement

Do you want to make a difference in the lives of children and families in our community? Have a passion for racial equity, social justice, and trauma-informed care? We invite you to join our team of dedicated, caring, and collaborative professionals.

Join Our Team