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Mary Ellen Stone
Mary Ellen Stone

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Chief Executive Officer, she/her

425.282.0354

mstone@kcsarc.org

Mary Ellen leitet mehr als 70 Mitarbeiter und arbeitet eng mit dem 19-köpfigen Board of Directors zusammen, um die Vision und Mission von KCSARC zu erfüllen. Mary Ellen war eine visionäre Führungspersönlichkeit bei der Veränderung der Landschaft der Dienste sexueller Übergriffe, einschließlich Prävention, Aufklärung und Opfervertretung. Sie hat Partnerschaften mit wichtigen Unternehmen, Unternehmen, lokalen Regierungen und Organisationen aufgebaut, damit Opfer und ihre Familien eine Stimme haben. KCSARC ist national für effektive und innovative Dienstleistungen anerkannt.

Mary Ellen hat einen Master-Abschluss in Beratung von der University of Minnesota. Sie ist Absolventin des Programms Leadership Tomorrow und der Alki Foundation. Derzeit ist sie Mitglied des Review Board der Erzdiözese Seattle. Zu den früheren Vorstandsaufgaben gehören das Aufsichtsgremium für psychische Erkrankungen und der Suchausschuss des Polizeichefs von Seattle 2018, die Washington Coalition of Sexual Assault Programs, das Management Committee für Sexualstraftäter, die Women's Funding Alliance und die Municipal League Seattle-King County

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Larraine Lynch
Larraine Lynch, MSW, LICSW

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Chief Program Officer, she/her

425.226.5062

llynch@kcsarc.org

Larraine oversees, leads and plans client services programs, and supports a team of directors in clinical, advocacy, and prevention services. She started at KCSARC in 2007 as Clinical Manager, overseeing and supervising KCSARC’s therapists until joining the leadership team in 2022. She remains committed to providing research-based, leading-edge and high quality services for trauma survivors.

Prior to KCSARC, Larraine provided evaluation and therapy services for children and adolescents with sexual behavior problems.

Larraine received a Bachelor of Arts in sociology from the University of British Columbia, a Bachelor of Social Work from the University of Victoria and a Masters of Social Work from the University of Washington. Larraine is a Licensed Independent Clinical Social Worker and Certified Sex Offender Treatment Provider in the State of Washington. She is also a Child Mental Health Specialist.

Larraine is a professional member of the International Society for Traumatic Stress Studies and the Association for Behavioral and Cognitive Therapies.

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Karen Sharp
Karen Sharp

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Chief External Relations Officer, she/her

425.282.0331

ksharp@kcsarc.org

Karen kam im August 2018 zu KCSARC, um das Fundraising- und Kommunikationsteam bei der Erstellung, Implementierung und Bewertung der Fundraising-Kampagnen der Agentur im Privatsektor zu leiten.

Karen hat den größten Teil ihrer Karriere in gemeinnützigen Organisationen verbracht, darunter 19 Jahre am Seattle Children's Theatre (SCT), wo sie als Education Director und später als Managing Director für alle administrativen Funktionen des Theaters, einschließlich Entwicklung und Marketing, verantwortlich war.

Karen hat lokal, national und international unterrichtet und war außerordentliches Fakultätsmitglied am Cornish College for the Arts und dem MFA Arts Leadership-Programm der Seattle University. Karen ist Vorstandsvorsitzende des Winifred Ward Memorial Fund, Vorstandsmitglied der Childrens Theatre Foundation of America und gewählte Vizepräsidentin für Stipendien und Mitgliedschaftsvorsitzende des Rotary Clubs des Pazifischen Nordwestens, der Sexhandel beendet. Darüber hinaus ist Karen ehemalige Vorstandsvorsitzende von Theatre for Young Audiences (TYA/USA).

Sie ist Absolventin der Goodman School of Drama in Residence der DePaul University.

In ihrer Freizeit liebt Karen es, interaktive Geschichten zu erzählen, besonders ihren Lieblingspublikumsmitgliedern, ihren Enkeln.

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Anne Mace-Deines
Anne Mace-Deines

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Chief Finance & Operations Officer, she/her

425.282.0335

amacedeines@kcsarc.org

Anne ist für Finanzen, Personalwesen und Verwaltungspersonal zuständig. Bevor sie 2017 zu KCSARC kam, war sie in derselben Funktion bei OneAmerica und OneAmerica Votes tätig, der größten Interessenvertretung für Einwanderung im US-Bundesstaat Washington. Anne hatte in den letzten 20 Jahren Positionen im Finanz- und Programmmanagement in Organisationen wie dem Bexar County Family Justice Center, dem United Way of San Antonio & Bexar County, dem Family Services Center, Boeing und dem Mexican American Unity Council inne.

Anne erhielt ihren Master of Business Administration von der University of Texas in San Antonio und ist stolze Absolventin der Howard Payne University mit einem Abschluss in Betriebswirtschaft. Sie ist auch eine zertifizierte Ausbilderin für häusliche Gewalt des Office of Homeland Security, Federal Law Enforcement Training Center.

In ihrer Freizeit verbringt Anne gerne Zeit mit ihrer Familie und übt neue Backrezepte.

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Agustina Eiff
Agustina Colombo Eiff, LICSW

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Director of Clinical Services, she/her/ella

425.282.0355

aeiff@kcsarc.org

Agustina oversees and provides supervision for all of KCSARC’s therapists and parent educators. She joined KCSARC in 2015 as a bilingual therapist at KCSARC, part of the Dando Voz (Our Voice) team that provides KCSARC’s services to clients in Spanish. Agustina also co-chaired the agency’s Anti-Racism and Equity Initiative.

Agustina is passionate about serving those who have experienced trauma, especially those in marginalized communities. She believes in bringing evidence-based practices to life in ways that are culturally relevant and honor clients’ communal and personal wisdom.

Following a diverse career in education, languages, and parenthood, Agustina obtained her master’s in social work from the University of Washington.

Ursprünglich aus Buenos Aires, Argentinien, hat Agustina lange genug im pazifischen Nordwesten gelebt, um ihn zu Hause zu nennen. Wenn sie nicht bei der Arbeit ist, liest sie alles, was ihr in den Weg kommt, genießt Live-Musik oder übt neue Tanzschritte.

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Laura Lurry

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Director of Advocacy Services, she/her

425-282-0362

llurry@kcsarc.org

Laura directs all client advocacy services, including KCSARC’s 24-hour Resource Line, legal advocacy and client support/intake programs. Prior to 2022, Laura managed the Resource Line, supervising and coordinating the advocates who staff the line and who provide support, crisis counseling and resources to callers.

Laura joined KCSARC in 1990 as a Child Advocacy Specialist after working several years as a Family Support Specialist in the Midwest. Laura has a Bachelor of Science in counseling and psychology.  After 18 years providing comprehensive intake services, medical advocacy, parent education, and as a resource line advocate herself, she joined the management team in 2008.

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Gurpreet Narain

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Director of Operations, she/her

425-282-0348

gnarain@kcsarc.org

Gurpreet oversees the day-to-day activities of the agency. She ensures the departments she manages are performing efficiently and effectively and works with agency leaders on project planning. Prior to joining KCSARC, she held an Operations Role for 7 years and previously worked as a Practice Administrator for an Anesthesia group who provided services to two large community hospitals.

Gurpreet holds a Master’s in Business Administration with a concentration in Healthcare Management and a CMPE (Board Certified Medical Practice manager) Credential.

In her spare time, she loves spending time with her family and cooking.

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Kim McLaughlin

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Resource Line Manager, she/her

425.226.5062

kmclaughlin@kcsarc.org

Kim provides supervision and coordination of the 24-hour Resource Line and the advocates that staff the line to support and provide crisis counseling and resources to callers.

Kim joined KCSARC in 2001 as a Client Care Specialist, Case Manager and Parent Educator. In this capacity, she was the first point of contact for clients seeking services after they have been sexually or physically assaulted.

Prior to working at KCSARC, Kim was a para-educator in a local school district working with children with emotional and behavioral challenges. She also has a business/banking background.

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Megan Allen

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Legal Advocacy Manager, she/her

425.282.0359

malen@kcsarc.org

Megan has been with KCSARC since 2000, first as a legal advocate and then as manager of the legal advocacy program. She oversees a team of  20 legal advocates, including three legal advocacy supervisors, who assist clients as they navigate the criminal justice process. She and her team manage an overall caseload of about 1,200 at any given time, and assist over 2,500 survivors each year.

Megan also provides statewide and countywide trainings on legal advocacy, sexual assault and the criminal justice process, and participates in several statewide legislative work groups advocating for victim rights and sexual assault awareness.

Prior to KCSARC, Megan was a residential supervisor and counselor working with youth involved in long-term treatment for criminal, behavioral, and mental health issues. Megan has long been an advocate for youth, with experience implementing the positive peer program, group therapy and recreational therapy.

Megan has a bachelor’s degree in sociology with an interdisciplinary in criminal justice.

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Chris Johnson, MSW, LICSW

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Director of Prevention Services, he/him

(425) 282-0421

cjohnson@kcsarc.org

Chris oversees KCSARC’s prevention education program, a cornerstone piece of KCSARC’s mission to end sexual assault by shifting norms and behaviors that contribute to violence.

Chris began his career at KCSARC in 2002 as a prevention education specialist. In 2009 he left to attended graduate school at the University of Washington, earning a master’s degree in social work. Chris returned to KCSARC in 2016 as a Licensed Independent Clinical Social Worker and worked for five years as a trauma therapist, serving children and adult victims of sexual assault and abuse. In 2021, Chris jumped at the opportunity to apply a clinical lens to KCSARC’S prevention and education work in his current role.

In addition to KCSARC, Chris has worked as a counselor at Youth Care, a clinical care consultant with the Alzheimer’s Association, a mental health clinician for Full Life Care and a social worker for Providence Hospice of Seattle.

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Lorbeer Redden
Lorbeer Redden

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Director of Communications & Policy, she/her

425.282.0427

lredden@kcsarc.org

Laurel joined KCSARC in 2017, and oversees agency communications strategy, media relations and public policy. Prior to relocating to the Seattle area from New England, she was a communications consultant for nonprofits seeking to change public policy in the areas of affordable housing and homelessness, children’s oral health, gun violence, economic justice and taxation. Laurel’s background also includes public relations and advertising account management at agencies in the San Francisco Bay Area.

Laurel erwarb einen dualen Bachelor-Abschluss in Zeitschriftenjournalismus und Englisch der Syracuse University sowie ein Zertifikat in digitalem Marketing der University of Washington.

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