Amara Staff - Amara

Amara Staff

Best for Babies Pierce County

Julie Hoffman
Best for Babies Program Coordinator

Capital Projects and Facilities

Christina Pizaña
Capital Projects and Facilities Manager

Chief Executive Officer

Scarlett Aldebot-Green
Chief Executive Officer
206.260.1701

Chief Innovation Officer

Jason Gortney
Chief Innovation Officer
206.395.4931

Chief Program & Policy Officer

Nicole Mazen
Chief Program & Policy Officer
206.260.1720

Family Time Program

Deborah Collins
Associate Director of Programs (Family Time)

Lacey Allison
Program Coordinator (Family Time)

Martha Buchta-Spevak
Family Time Visitation Specialist

Michelle Lopez
Family Time Visitation Specialist

Michelle Perry
Family Time Visitation Specialist

Finance & Administration

Dong Nam
Chief Financial Officer
amara@amarafamily.org
206.260.1704

Emily Sigler
Compliance and Administration Manager

Kelly Lenard-Holcomb
HR Manager

Stephen Grose
Staff Accountant

Steve Hill
Operations Coordinator

Foster Care Program

Anne-Marie Holloway
Foster Care Specialist

Brenda Bobadilla
Foster Care Specialist

Danielle Hammond
Child Screening and Family Support Specialist

Jenna Abbassi
Foster Care Specialist

Jenny von Veh
Child Placement Coordinator

Katie Biron
Family Connections Program Manager

Kristen Wilson
Foster Care Specialist

Kristina Bates Greene
Foster Care Services Supervisor

Mari Halpert
Foster Care Specialist

Maria Mello
Foster Care Specialist

Mary Schlichter
Foster Care Services Supervisor

Quenby Delgado
Foster Care Specialist

Sarah Hasbrook
Foster Care Specialist

Tricia Lambie
Associate Director of Programs (Foster Care)

Veronica Houff
Foster Care Specialist

Kinship Care Program

Brittney Lee
Kinship Retention & Support Specialist

Trey Rabun
Associate Director of Programs (Kinship Care)

Philanthropy & Communications

Carrie Bassett
Donor Relations Officer

Domi Watkins
Development and Communications Coordinator

Katie Ferguson
Donor Relations Officer

Marcia Jacobs
Communications Manager
marcia@amarafamily.org
206.260.1718

Ruth Tollefson
Chief Philanthropy Officer
amaragiving@amarafamily.org
206.438.3938

Post-Adoption Services

Kara Andersen
Family Support Specialist

Rena Konomis
Post-Adoption Program Manager

Program Impact & Evaluation

Julianne Bukey Peterson
Associate Director, Program Impact and Evaluation

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