Meet our Board of Directors

Officers
Marilyn Sherron

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President

Marilyn recently retired from AT&T where she was an Assistant Vice President – Senior Corporate Counsel. Marilyn worked collaboratively to build, develop, and manage legal teams, managed employment litigation in state and federal courts and represented the company in labor arbitrations, and state and federal administrative proceedings. Marilyn also provided advice and counsel regarding company-wide policy development in EEO, employment, and labor practices. Prior to joining AT&T she worked for the Seattle City Attorney’s Office first as a prosecutor, later provided advice and counsel to City leaders, and ultimately, as the director of the Employment Section. Marilyn was always a working manager, maintaining her own litigation caseload while working to resolve conflicts facing the City of Seattle and AT&T with patience, creativity and perseverance.  Marilyn lends her time and talent serving on the boards of the King County Sexual Assault Resource Center as well as the Jubilee Women’s Center.

Marilyn is a graduate of the University of Puget Sound and Seattle University School of Law.

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Angela Bultemeier

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Board Vice President

Angela is Senior Director, Chief of Staff, Partner Technology at Expedia Group.

Over 20 years in solution development and delivery, business partnership development, team building, and mentorship, her career has included roles as a developer, dev manager, QA, product manager, VP of Development, and most recently, Principal Program Manager in Expedia Group’s Lodging Platform team.

“When I attended my first BE LOUD Breakfast in 2009, I heard a father talk about abuse his child and experienced — and how KCSARC helped this family every step of the way. No one should have to navigate their emotional well-being or legal options without help.

“KCSARC’s ultimate goal is eliminating sexual violence and abuse from our communities. This is why I donate to KCSARC annually, host a KCSARC breakfast table every year since 2010, and why I eventually joined the KCSARC board. I want to make a difference and I can’t think of a better partner to fight against the unthinkable and intolerable.”

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Alexa Rudin

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Board Secretary

Alexa is Managing Director, Communications at Alaska Airlines.

Prior to that, Alexa led internal and executive communications for Nordstrom. And oversaw communications for Microsoft co-founder and philanthropist Paul G. Allen’s network of organizations and programs. She has also held communications leadership roles at Levi Strauss & Co. and Zagat Survey.

“I believe in a world where everyone is safe and respected. There is no place for sexual violence in our society. I am proud to support KCSARC in breaking the cycle of sexual assault in our community.”

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Lu Yang
Lu Yang

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Board Treasurer

Lu is Senior Finance Manager at Trupanion.

Lu has over 10 years of experience across various finance and accounting functions. Previously, Lu was Managing Director, Finance and Operations at Seattle Foundation where she developed financial best practices and supported leadership transitions. Lu has also worked at Moss Adams in transaction services and Starbucks Coffee Company.

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Members
Laurie Anderson

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Board Member

Laurie Anderson is a consultant at CFO Selections, where she works on a variety of small to mid-sized companies serving as either a fractional CFO or working on specific project-based needs. She is a licensed CPA in Washington, with over 20 years of audit and accounting experience in various industries.

Laurie is currently serving as the vice-president on the Board of Directors at Homeward Pet.

“I am honored to serve on KCSARC’s Board and want to help support its mission and to continue to raise awareness of the organization to ensure anyone impacted by sexual assault knows they have a place to go for support.”

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Justice Bobbe J. Bridge, ret.
Bobbe Bridge

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Justice Bobbe J. Bridge, ret.

Bobbe was the founding President/CEO of the Center for Children & Youth Justice, a nonprofit organization to improve policies, practices and outcomes for children and youth in the child welfare and juvenile justice systems. She retired from CCYJ in 2018.

Prior to CCYJ, she served on the King County Superior Court, as Chief Judge of the Juvenile Division, and Presiding Judge. She was appointed and then elected to the Washington State Supreme Court, where she founded and chaired its Commission on Children in Foster Care.

Before joining the bench, Bobbe was the first female partner at the Seattle law firm of Garvey Schubert Barer. Throughout her career, Justice Bridge has spoken, written, and taught on issues pertaining to system-involved youth, child sex trafficking, domestic violence, and criminal and juvenile justice reform.

She currently serves on a number of community boards as well as the Washington State Oversight Board for the Department of Children, Youth, and Families, the King County Children and Youth Advisory Board, and the National Advisory Committee on the Sex Trafficking of Children and Youth in the U.S.

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Marnix Brinkhoff

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Board Member

Marnix is Finance Manager at Amazon. Previously, he was a Director of Finance at New Engen, and Sr. Manager of Accounting at Tableau Software, performing various responsibilities including technical accounting, SEC reporting and other compliance functions.

He began his career as an auditor with PricewaterhouseCoopers.

“I believe prevention education can change attitudes and behaviors now and in the future to stop sexual violence. And I believe therapy and legal advocacy supports those coping with past traumatic events.”

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Tiffiny Evans

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Board Member

Tiffiny is Vice President, Legal Affairs at T-Mobile. She has 16 years of corporate legal experience and served as chief real estate counsel for Fortune 500 companies, including Nike and EssilorLuxottica. Previously, she served as chairwoman of the Georgetown University, Master of Professional Studies in Real Estate Advisory Board, and led grant writing efforts for the National Coalition of 100 Black Women, Silicon Valley Chapter.

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Jesse Franklin

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Board Member

Jesse is an attorney with Schlemlein Fick & Franklin, PLLC where he focuses on construction law, consulting and litigation, and general business litigation. He previously worked with K&L Gates. Prior to that, he was a King County Deputy Prosecuting Attorney (Criminal Division), including two years with the Sexual Assault Unit.

He is currently a Trustee for the Board of Rowing Stewards, University of Washington.

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Dennis Higgins

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Board Member

Dennis is Spatial Services Manager at the King County Geographic Information Systems Center (KCGIS) and has 26 years of IT Management experience.

Dennis recently stepped down from the Kent City Council, on which he served for 10 years.

He was awarded the Advanced Certificate of Municipal Leadership by the Association of Washington Cities, and is a Board Member Emeritus of the Sound Cities Association. He is a two-time winner of the Golden Acorn Award, and was named an Outstanding Advocate by the Kent Area PTSA.

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Lisa Holderman

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Board Member

Lisa owns Holderman Rentals, LLC. Over the last 30 years she has performed volunteer and fundraising activities for various community-based arts and health care organizations. She is an independent investor and property manager, with a focus on college housing, and dedicates a large portion of her time to community service, informally mentoring women in aspects of fundraising and management.

“I attended my first KCSARC BE LOUD Breakfast and heard how much needs to change in the way sexual assault is viewed, especially following the #MeToo movement. I was compelled to get more involved with KCSARC.

“I am honored to serve on the KCSARC Board to further its mission, as well as raise funds and awareness to support the work KCSARC does with victims and their families, and ensure all people affected by sexual assault get the treatment they need and advocacy they deserve.”

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Tara Lee

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Board Member

Tara Lee is the Chief Communications Officer for Washington Health Benefit Exchange. She spent six years working for Washington Governor Jay Inslee, first as Press Secretary and then as Executive Communications Director.

Tara has worked in communications for Seattle University, PATH, a global health organization and the Washington State Budget & Policy Center. She has worked in legislative advocacy at the state and federal level on healthcare and education.

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Marta Lowe

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Board Member

Marta is Corporate Counsel at Costco Wholesale, and a member of Costco’s Inclusion Committee. She served on the board of directors of Childhaven from 2008-2018, and currently serves on the Council of Advisors for Alexander Hamilton Scholars. Marta knows firsthand the powerful, positive impact KCSARC has on those they serve, and is grateful for the opportunity to support this vital work.

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Carl Morris

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Board Member

Carl Morris is a Family Physician, the Director of Medical Education for Kaiser Permanente Washington and Clinical Associate Professor in the Department of Family Medicine at the University of Washington School of Medicine. His responsibilities include caring for his panel of patients and oversight of clinician learners in Kaiser Permanente in Washington State. His research and policy interests include graduate medical education reform, educational justice and equity and residency training in federally qualified health centers. Carl received his undergraduate degree in Human Biology from Stanford University, medical degree from Harvard Medical School, residency training at SeaMar CHC/Providence in Seattle, WA, and Masters in Public Health from the University of Washington School of Public Health.

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John Rheinberger

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Board Member

John is Director of Finance and Planning for Weyerhaeuser. He has been a corporate finance leader with prior experience at REI, Nordstrom, Microsoft and Starbucks. John and his wife have lived in the Seattle area (on the Eastside) for the past 25 years, after relocating from Dallas, TX. Their two adult children also live in the Seattle area.

“I’ve been a proud supporter of KCSARC since 2017.  The BE LOUD Breakfast was my introduction to this incredible organization and the critical role it plays in our community.  I’m honored to have joined the Board in 2022 and look forward to contributing to this important work.”

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Lisa Schaures

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Board Member

Lisa Schaures is a partner with Seyfarth Shaw LLP and works with a range of privately held companies, start-ups, social ventures and nonprofit organizations through corporate and tax issues. Lisa prides herself on her holistic approach to understanding her clients’ organization and her ability to build a team that relies on the expertise of her colleagues, while being nimble and efficient to successfully resolve negotiations and close transactions that contribute to her clients’ broader business goals. Lisa has a long history of volunteerism and spends much of her time outside the office with the boards of King County Sexual Assault Resource Center and YWCA Seattle | King | Snohomish.

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Diana Schuetz

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Board Member

Diana is Senior Director, IT Operations at Grant Thornton, LLP, where she is an experienced industry and consulting veteran providing advisory services to financial services, technology, e-commerce and nonprofit organizations.

“I have supported KCSARC for more than a decade, motivated by my own experiences as a sexual assault survivor. I am inspired by KCSARC’s vision, and passionate about being LOUD for others whose lives have been affected by sexual assault.”

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Grace Thompson

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Board Member

Grace is an attorney at Davis Wright Tremaine LLP, where she represents employers in all areas of employment litigation. She moved to Seattle in 2015 to attend Seattle University School of Law and has called Seattle home ever since. She served as Vice President on the board of her Home Owners Association from October 2021 to July 2023.  Before attending law school, she served as a Victim’s Advocate at Marion County District Attorney’s Office in Oregon from 2011 to 2015. She spends her free time baking goodies for her husband and exploring the city with her dog, Matilda.

“I was originally introduced to KCSARC through a colleague at Davis Wright Tremaine. Instantly, I was amazed by the passion, reach, and dedication of KCSARC members. I am thrilled to support KCSARC in its mission of providing a safe space to survivors of sexual assault in my community and to ending sexual assault for good.”

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Susan Warwick MD
Susan Warwick, MD

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Board Member

Susan retired in September 2021 after a 30-year career as an Ob/Gyn Physician. She is a personal and professional coach for women, and continues to serve as a community volunteer.

“My community involvement stems from a desire to help those who are most vulnerable. I learned about KCSARC’s work by attending a BE LOUD Breakfast, and was impressed by the mission and comprehensive approach to supporting sexual assault victims and their families. As a physician I have seen the long-term effects of sexual assault on mental and physician health of my patients, and I am dedicated to the goal of ending sexual violence in our communities. I joined the Board in 2020 and am honored to serve this amazing organization.”

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Brittany Weede

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Board Member

Brittany is a Product Manager at Salesforce, where she is responsible for working across engineering and business teams to deliver eCommerce technologies. She is a licensed CPA with 9 years of finance and technology experience, working at various companies including Deloitte, Tableau, and Microsoft.

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