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Mary Ellen Stone
Mary Ellen Stone

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Executive Director, she/her

425.282.0354

mstone@kcsarc.org

Mary Ellen lidera mais de 70 funcionários e trabalha em estreita colaboração com o Conselho de Administração de 19 membros para cumprir a visão e missão da KCSARC. Mary Ellen tem sido uma líder visionária na mudança do cenário dos serviços de agressão sexual, incluindo prevenção, educação e defesa das vítimas. Ela construiu parcerias com empresas, empresas, governos locais e organizações importantes para que as vítimas e suas famílias tenham voz. A KCSARC é nacionalmente reconhecida por seus serviços eficazes e inovadores.

Mary Ellen possui mestrado em aconselhamento pela Universidade de Minnesota. Ela se formou no programa Leadership Tomorrow e Alki Foundation. Atualmente, ela atua no Conselho de Revisão da Arquidiocese de Seattle. As responsabilidades anteriores do conselho incluem o Mental Illness Drug Dependence Oversight Board e o Comitê de Busca do Chefe da Polícia de Seattle de 2018, Washington Coalition of Sexual Assault Programs, Sex Offender Management Committee, Women's Funding Alliance e Municipal League Seattle-King County

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DeAnn Yamamoto
DeAnn Yamamoto

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Deputy Executive Director, she/her

425.282.0349

dyamamoto@kcsarc.org

DeAnn supervisiona a Equipe de Atendimento ao Cliente, que é composta por terapeutas clínicos, defensores jurídicos e conselheiros de crise. Ela também é responsável pelo desenvolvimento geral da equipe e pelo design organizacional. Desde 1979, DeAnn criou e implementou serviços eficazes para vítimas de agressão física e sexual. Ela está no KCSARC desde 1984 e escreveu uma série de publicações para pais e vítimas de violência sexual, incluindo: Especialmente para pais, Especialmente para pais de adolescentes e uma celebração de cura: um manual de tratamento em grupo para adultos sobreviventes de agressão sexual na infância.

Antes de ingressar na KCSARC, DeAnn trabalhou como diretor de programa para os Serviços CARE do Condado de Lewis e Alternatives to Violence no leste de Washington. Com ambas as organizações, ela coordenou uma série de serviços que tratam da violência doméstica, abuso infantil e agressão sexual.

DeAnn recebeu um bacharelado em justiça criminal pela Washington State University, um mestrado em aconselhamento pela Liberty University e um certificado em gestão de recursos humanos pela University of Washington.

Nas horas vagas, DeAnn gosta de passar o tempo com as filhas, fazer joias e é musicista de teatro.

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Karen Sharp
Karen Sharp

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Director of External Relations, she/her

425.282.0331

ksharp@kcsarc.org

Karen ingressou na KCSARC em agosto de 2018 para liderar a equipe de arrecadação de fundos e comunicação na criação, implementação e avaliação das campanhas de arrecadação de fundos do setor privado da agência.

Karen passou a maior parte de sua carreira trabalhando em organizações sem fins lucrativos, incluindo 19 anos no Seattle Children's Theatre (SCT), onde atuou como Diretora de Educação e, posteriormente, como Diretora Executiva, responsável por todas as funções administrativas do teatro, incluindo desenvolvimento e marketing.

Karen lecionou localmente, nacionalmente e internacionalmente e foi membro adjunto do corpo docente do Cornish College for the Arts e do programa MFA Arts Leadership da Seattle University. Karen atua como presidente da diretoria do Winifred Ward Memorial Fund, é membro da diretoria da Childrens Theatre Foundation of America e vice-presidente eleita para subsídios, e é presidente de associação do Rotary Club do Noroeste do Pacífico pelo fim do tráfico sexual. Além disso, Karen é ex-presidente do conselho do Theatre for Young Audiences (TYA / EUA).

Ela é formada pela Goodman School of Drama e residente na DePaul University.

Em seu tempo livre, Karen adora contar histórias interativas, especialmente para seus membros favoritos do público, seus netos.

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Anne Mace-Deines
Anne Mace-Deines

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Director of Finance and Administration, she/her

425.282.0335

amacedeines@kcsarc.org

Anne supervisiona finanças, recursos humanos e pessoal administrativo. Antes de ingressar na KCSARC em 2017, ela atuou na mesma capacidade na OneAmerica and OneAmerica Votes, a maior organização de defesa da imigração no estado de Washington. Anne ocupou cargos em finanças e gerenciamento de programas nos últimos 20 anos em organizações como o Centro de Justiça da Família do Condado de Bexar, o United Way de San Antonio e o Condado de Bexar, o Centro de Serviços Familiares, a Boeing e o Conselho da Unidade Mexicana-Americana.

Anne recebeu seu mestrado em administração de empresas pela Universidade do Texas em San Antonio e se formou com orgulho na Howard Payne University, com graduação em administração de empresas. Ela também é instrutora de violência doméstica certificada pelo Office of Homeland Security, Federal Law Enforcement Training Center.

Em seu tempo livre, Anne gosta de passar o tempo com sua família e praticar novas receitas de panificação.

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Laura Lurry

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Resource Line Manager, she/her

425-282-0362

llurry@kcsarc.org

Laura Lurry is the Resource Line Manager at KCSARC.  She provides supervision and coordination of the 24-hour Resource Line, and the six advocates that staff the line and take calls 24/7. The advocates on the line bring much longevity, experience and expertise; all have worked at KCSARC for many years. They provide support, crisis counseling and resources to callers to the line.

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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Larraine Lynch
Larraine Lynch, MSW, LICSW

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Clinical Manager, she/her

425.226.5062

llynch@kcsarc.org

Larraine oversees and provides clinical supervision for KCSARC’s therapists. She joined KCSARC in 2007 and is committed to providing empirically supported assessment and treatment 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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Megan Allen

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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.

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Erin Esteban, Dando Voz Coordinator
Erin Esteban

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Dando Voz Coordinator, she/her

425.282.0332

eesteban@kcsarc.org

Erin has led KCSARC’s Dando Voz program since 2009, overseeing a team of 15 dedicated bilingual staff who provide culturally responsive services in Spanish and English to sexual assault survivors and their families within the Latinx community.

She joined KCSARC in 2005, first as a Bilingual Legal Advocate, and later as a Bilingual Family Services Specialist, providing emotional support, information, and assistance to Spanish-speaking non-offending family members of sexual abuse survivors.  

Erin is also the program coordinator for Abriendo Puertas (Opening Doors), KCSARC’s holistic civil legal assistance program that provides sexual assault survivors access to trauma-informed, bilingual immigration and family law expertise.

Erin is passionate about social justice and the intersectionality of sexual assault, racism, and other forms of oppression, and she currently co-leads KCSARC’s Anti-Racism and Equity Initiative.

Erin studied abroad in Spain and Ecuador while she completed her undergraduate degrees in psychology and Spanish at the University of Idaho.  She graduated from Seattle University with a Master of Arts in criminal justice, victimology concentration.  Erin is registered in the state of Washington as an Agency Affiliated Counselor (AAC).

In her spare time, Erin enjoys spending time with her family, walking her dogs, and gardening.

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Laurel Redden
Laurel 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 obteve o bacharelado duplo em jornalismo de revistas e inglês pela Syracuse University, e um certificado em marketing digital pela University of Washington.

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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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