YouthCare is grateful to the following individuals for committing their time and energy to serving on our Board of Directors and leading us in our mission to end youth homelessness.

Board of Directors

Board Chair

Karen F. Jones, JD, Community Advocate

Board Vice-Chair

Ken Robertson, One Eighty/Leisure Care

Board Secretary

Francesca Peri Wermlinger, Starbucks Coffee Company 

Board Treasurer

Marlena Torres, Children’s Home Society of Washington 

Directors

  • Beau August, Metzler Real Estate 
  • Justice Bobbe Bridge (retired), Center for Children & Youth Justice
  • Erin Coomer, Community Advocate
  • Farron Curry, Schwabe Williamson & Wyatt
  • Richard de Sam Lazaro, Expedia Group
  • Heidi Dettmer, NHL Seattle
  • Representative Mary Lou Dickerson (retired), Community Advocate
  • Stephanie Fiano, Forum Solutions LLC
  • Carmen Hudson, Recruiting Toolbox
  • Alyssa Mehl Alcantara, Seneca Group
  • Greg Moye, Russell Investments
  • Robert W. Overell, PhD, FBV Consulting
  • Pashtana Rahman, Seattle Bank
  • Mark Solomon, Seattle Police Department
  • Hugh Straley, MD, Community Advocate
  • Matthew Turetsky, JD, Matt Turetsky Mediation / Arbitration
  • Cassie Walker Johnson, Windermere Real Estate
  • John Zmolek, Verity Credit Union

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