Many individuals and partners contribute to Help Me Grow Washington, and many more are working in the day-to-day efforts to improve systems for our communities. This is not an exhaustive list of Help Me Grow contacts, but a chance to see some active participants.

All Team Members

Action Team Leads

Core Team

State Affiliate Staff

Sub-Affiliate Organizing Entity

Angelica Rivera

Communications Coordinator

WithinReach

Central Washington Help Me Grow

Yakima Community Foundation

Yakima and Kittitas counties

Chris Gray

Manager of Pregnancy & Early Childhood Programs

WithinReach

Erica Anderson

Mental and Behavioral Health Program Manager

WithinReach

Jackie Litzau

Partnership Manager of Child Health

WithinReach

Jesse Gritton

Director of Systems, Partnerships and Linkages

WithinReach

José Villalobos

Grants and Contracts Compliance Director

WithinReach

Kai Horton

Diversity, Equity and Inclusion & Community Engagement Manager

WithinReach

Katharine Alexander

Evaluation Manager

WithinReach

Keri Nguyen

Special Projects Coordinator

WithinReach

King County Help Me Grow

Seattle-King County Public Health, Best Starts for Kids-Help Me Grow

Lark Kesterke

Senior Manager of Systems

WithinReach

Northwest Early Learning Help Me Grow

Northwest Early Learning Coalition

Island, San Juan, Skagit, Snohomish, and Whatcom counties

Pierce County Help Me Grow

First 5 Fundamentals

Samantha Thompson

Senior Manager of Coordinated Access

WithinReach

Sarah Holdener

State Systems Partner

Washington State Department of Children, Youth & Families

Sarah Salomon

Director of Data Systems and Evaluation

WithinReach

Sharon Beaudoin

Chief Strategy Officer, Statewide Director

WithinReach

Skagit County Help Me Grow

United General District 304

Taryn Essinger

Senior Manager of Community Engagement

WithinReach