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

Jeannie Darneille, Senate Legislator
John Braun, Senate Legislator
Katie Biron Foster parent representative

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.) (Board Co-Chair)

Early learning subject matter expert

Shrounda Selivanoff, Office of Public Defense

Parent stakeholder group representative

Sydney Forrester, Governor’s Policy Office

Governor’s Office representative (non-voting)

Tana Senn, House of Representatives (Board Co-Chair)


Tom Dent, House of Representatives


Wendy Thomas, Kalispel Tribe

Eastern Washington tribal representative