Conozca a nuestro equipo de liderazgo

Mary Ellen Stone
Mary Ellen Stone

Leer biografía

Chief Executive Officer, she/her

425.282.0354

mstone@kcsarc.org

Mary Ellen dirige a más de 70 empleados y trabaja en estrecha colaboración con la Junta Directiva de 19 miembros para cumplir con la visión y misión de KCSARC. Mary Ellen ha sido una líder visionaria en cambiar el panorama de los servicios de agresión sexual, incluida la prevención, la educación y la defensa de las víctimas. Ha establecido alianzas con negocios, empresas, gobiernos locales y organizaciones clave para que las víctimas y sus familias tengan voz. KCSARC es reconocido a nivel nacional por sus servicios eficaces e innovadores.

Mary Ellen tiene una maestría en consejería de la Universidad de Minnesota. Se graduó del programa Leadership Tomorrow y la Fundación Alki. Actualmente forma parte de la Junta de Revisión de la Arquidiócesis de Seattle. Las responsabilidades anteriores de la junta incluyen la Junta de Supervisión de la Dependencia de Drogas por Enfermedades Mentales y el Comité de Búsqueda del Jefe de Policía de Seattle 2018, la Coalición de Programas de Agresión Sexual de Washington, el Comité de Manejo de Delincuentes Sexuales, la Alianza de Financiamiento de Mujeres y la Liga Municipal Seattle-King County

cerca
Larraine Lynch
Larraine Lynch, MSW, LICSW

Leer biografía

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.

cerca
Karen Sharp
Karen Sharp

Leer biografía

Chief External Relations Officer, she/her

425.282.0331

ksharp@kcsarc.org

Karen se unió a KCSARC en agosto de 2018 para liderar el equipo de comunicación y recaudación de fondos en la creación, implementación y evaluación de las campañas de recaudación de fondos del sector privado de la agencia.

Karen ha pasado la mayor parte de su carrera trabajando en organizaciones sin fines de lucro, incluidos 19 años en Seattle Children's Theatre (SCT), donde se desempeñó como directora de educación y, más tarde, como directora general, responsable de todas las funciones administrativas del teatro, incluido el desarrollo y el marketing.

Karen ha enseñado a nivel local, nacional e internacional y ha sido miembro adjunto de la facultad en el Cornish College for the Arts y el programa MFA Arts Leadership de la Universidad de Seattle. Karen se desempeña como presidenta de la junta del Winifred Ward Memorial Fund, es miembro de la junta de Childrens Theatre Foundation of America y vicepresidenta electa para subvenciones, y es presidenta de membresía del Rotary Club of the Pacific Northwest Ending Sex Trafficking. Además, Karen es la ex presidenta de la junta directiva de Theatre for Young Audiences (TYA / EE. UU.).

Se graduó de la Goodman School of Drama en residencia en DePaul University.

En su tiempo libre, a Karen le encanta contar historias interactivas, especialmente a los miembros de su audiencia favorita, sus nietos.

cerca
Anne Mace-Deines
Anne Mace-Deines

Leer biografía

Chief Finance & Operations Officer, she/her

425.282.0335

amacedeines@kcsarc.org

Anne supervisa las finanzas, los recursos humanos y el personal administrativo. Antes de unirse a KCSARC en 2017, se desempeñó en la misma capacidad en OneAmerica y OneAmerica Votes, la organización de defensa de la inmigración más grande del estado de Washington. Anne ha ocupado cargos en finanzas y administración de programas durante los últimos 20 años en organizaciones como el Centro de Justicia Familiar del Condado de Bexar, United Way de San Antonio y el Condado de Bexar, el Centro de Servicios Familiares, Boeing y el Consejo de Unidad Mexicoamericana.

Anne recibió su Maestría en Administración de Empresas de la Universidad de Texas en San Antonio y se enorgullece de graduarse de la Universidad Howard Payne con un título en administración de empresas. También es instructora certificada de violencia doméstica de la Oficina de Seguridad Nacional, Centro Federal de Capacitación para el Cumplimiento de la Ley.

En su tiempo libre, Anne disfruta pasar tiempo con su familia y practicar nuevas recetas para hornear.

cerca
Agustina Eiff
Agustina Colombo Eiff, LICSW

Leer biografía

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.

Originaria de Buenos Aires, Argentina, Agustina ha vivido en el noroeste del Pacífico el tiempo suficiente para llamarlo su hogar. Cuando no está en el trabajo, se la puede encontrar leyendo cualquier cosa que se le presente, disfrutando de la música en vivo o practicando nuevos pasos de baile.

cerca
Laura Lurry photo
Laura Lurry

Leer biografía

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.

cerca
Gurpreet Narain

Leer biografía

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.

cerca
Kim McLaughlin

Leer biografía

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.

cerca
Megan Allen

Leer biografía

Legal Advocacy Manager, she/her

425.282.0359

mallen@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.

cerca
Chris Johnson, MSW, LICSW

Leer biografía

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.

cerca
Laurel Redden
Laurel Redden

Leer biografía

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 obtuvo una doble licenciatura en periodismo de revistas e inglés de la Universidad de Syracuse y un certificado en marketing digital de la Universidad de Washington.

cerca

425.282.0324 - Ayuda en Español

Gratis y confidencial / Llame de lunes a viernes 8 am - 5 pm

Done ahora

888.998.6423 — 24/7 Resource Line

Gratis y confidencial / Llame para obtener ayuda o información las 24 horas del día