Alyssa is from Renton, WA and is “Willing to duel in defense of the Oxford comma.”
Dion is from Union, WA and dreams of sailing around the world after retirement.
Donna has a passion for education, community development, and equity. When not working, she enjoys being outside in nature and creating original works of art.
Karin lives in Olympia, WA and believes fully in the capabilities of all individuals with disabilities.
Kimberly has over 25 years' experience working in social services, has extensive knowledge in education/training, job development, and Independent Living (IL) services with persons with disabilities.
Mona believes all people and their communities have so many more assets than they realize. Parent of two extraordinary humans, she loves the beach, flowers, and fresh fruit.
Naomi lives in Kirkland, WA and loves playing with her dogs, dancing and learning new languages.
Ricardo believes that everyone has a right to housing in the community of their choice. He lives in Olympia with his partner and two cats.
Ryan is from Tumwater, WA. Ryan served in the US Coast Guard, enjoys spending quality time with his loving wife and daughter, and volunteers many hours at the Disabled American Veterans Chapter in Olympia.
Tricia is the Assistant Director of Human Resources & Training with the Dept. of Services for the Blind (DSB). She has worked at DSB for 20 years. Living in Yakima, she enjoys getting out into nature hiking, kayaking, and camping with her family.