Board & Executive Management

Board of Directors

Vicki Adams, President
Community Volunteer & Retired Family Caregiver 

Robert Stafford, Vice President
Business Owner

Joan Pennington, Treasurer
Family Member & Tax Preparer

Joan Flesher, Secretary
Parent & Retired Social Services 

Margaret McClure
Parent & Community Volunteer 

Teri McKeehan
Parent & Arc of Snohomish County 

Jeff Cornell
Aviation Technical Services  

Open position  

Executive Team

Tami Wierman, CPA, Executive Director, Finance, Facility, Human Resources
(360) 653-7752 ext. 12                           

Michelle Dietz, MPA, Executive Director, Program & Development
(360) 653-7752 ext. 14


Staff Contacts

Donations, Community Relations, & Special Projects
Michelle Dietz, Executive Director, Program & Development
360-653-7752 ext. 14

Larissa Knopp, Development Associate & Executive Assistant

Employment Services
Kris Mecko, Director of Employment Services
360-653-7752 ext. 19

Residential Supported Living
Kathleen Nelson, Director of Residential Services
(360) 653-7752 ext. 13

Michelle Cottrell, Director of Quality Improvement   
(360) 653-7752 (Leave message on ext. 10)

Residential Mangers & Coordinators. Please call 360-653-7752 ext. 10 for contact information.

Andy Fisher, Associate Director Residential Services

Program Manager, Arlington Women’s & Smokey Point Women’s                                                                                                                                

Beth Nelson, Associate Director of Training  

Program Manager, Smokey Point Men’s                                                                                                                                                                                

Teresa Vantrece, Program Manager, High Clover                                                                                                                                                               
Kimberly Velasco, Program Manager, Stanwood                                                                                                                                                               
Heather Capitelli, Program Manager, Marysville                                                                                                                                                     
Tina Jenkins, Peer Coach Training Manager                                                                                                                                                                               

Jeremiah Eglinger, Independent Living Habilitation Coordinator                                                                                                                                      

Ron Wier, Positive Behavioral Support Coordinator     


Village Experience Learning Center 

Ronda Traut, Project Coordinator/AmeriCorps Washington State Service Corps member
(360) 502-1638

Sydney Caplinger, Volunteer Engagement Strategist/AmeriCorps*VISTA member