The Board of Directors

The Board works primarily on issues related to the governance of Disability Rights Washington.  In collaboration with our Advisory Councils, the Board approves the priorities, policies and annual budget for Disability Rights Washington. The Board is also responsible for strategic planning and oversight of the Executive Director. The Board meets on the first Wednesday evening of March, June, and December, as well as the third Wednesday evening of September.

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Nick Allen

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Sandra Carr

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Dan Frein

Joshua Cooper

Sonja Hardenbrook

Camesha Little

Ken Larson

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Nathan Loose

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Rocio Lopez

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Anthony Nash II

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Ray Parker

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Sandy Goodwick

Grace Wang

Eric Matthes

Ryan Nabors

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Jessica Rafuse

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The Mental Health Advisory Council

The MHAC focuses on mental illness-related issues and meets on first Saturday morning of February, May, August and November.

Samantha Wong

Debra Brown

Alina Swart

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Sandy Goodwick

Colin McMahon

Kim Olander Mayer

Renee Kimball

The Disability Advisory Council

The DAC focuses on all other disabilities and meets on the first Wednesday evening (beginning at 4:30 PM) of February, May, August and November.

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Madison Moreno

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Jillian Cutler

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Nathan Loose

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Rocio Lopez

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Hillary Rossi

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Dorian Taylor

All three of the above bodies make occasional changes to their schedules and Disability Rights Washington’s Seattle office is a secure building so one should contact Disability Rights Washington by phone or email prior to attending a meeting. Also, all members receive reimbursement for travel expenses and for members who need them disability-related accommodations are provided.

Complete the Volunteer Application Form to be considered for either the Board of Directors or an Advisory Council position.

Finance and Audit Committee

The Finance and Audit Committee exists to assist the Board in fulfilling its fiduciary oversight responsibilities.

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Dan Frein

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Pam Kil

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Jennifer McAuliffe

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James Nida

Ambassadors

Disability Rights Washington’s Ambassadors are prominent members of our community committed to social justice and the disability rights movement. Ambassadors are devoted to helping Disability Rights Washington increase our visibility and living up to our full potential throughout Washington.

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Carson Pickett

Development and Awareness Committee

The Development and Awareness Committee exists to help ensure Disability Rights Washington has the financial resources necessary for pursuing our mission through funding raising and outreach activity.

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Alexandra Deas

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Arielle Inveen

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Lora Mason

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Jennifer McAuliffe

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Jodi Rose

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Rachel Saimons

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Stacie Siebrecht