Board Members



Annie Blackledge, Mockingbird Society

Representative of an organization that represents the best interest of the child

Anne Lee, TeamChild

Subject matter expert in reducing disparities in child outcomes by income, race, and ethnicity

Ben de Haan, UW School of Social Work

Child welfare subject matter expert

Bobbe Bridge, Center for Children & Youth Justice

Juvenile rehabilitation and justice subject matter expert

Charles Loeffler, Department of Children, Youth, and Families

Child welfare caseworker representative

Diane Liebe, Yakima Valley Farm Worker’s Clinic/Children’s Village

Physician with experience working with youth

Frank Cuthbertson, Pierce County Superior Court

Judicial representative over child welfare proceedings or other children’s matters

Jeannie Darneille, Senate


Lois Martin, Community Day Center for Children

Early childhood program practitioner representative

Loni Greninger, Jamestown S’Klallam Tribe

Western Washington tribal representative

Ruth Kagi, State Representative (ret.)

Early learning subject matter expert

Shrounda Selivanoff, Office of Public Defense

Parent stakeholder group representative

John Braun, Senate


Sydney Forrester, Governor’s Policy Office

Governor’s Office representative (non-voting)

Tana Senn, House of Representatives


Tom Dent, House of Representatives


Wendy Thomas, Kalispel Tribe

Eastern Washington tribal representative