Ruth Herold
Executive Director

Ms. Herold has been an executive director of social service nonprofits for 13 years and director of companies providing health care for an additional 3 years. She has an MA in Organizational Systems with an emphasis on Leadership & Organizational Development from Saybrook University and a BS from Pennsylvania State University in Recreation & Parks.





Christine Carr
Program Manager

Ms. Carr serves as the Program Manager for EGH transitional housing and EGH Day Center. Ms. Carr has worked for a variety of non-profits and feels most “at home” working for issues she feels passionate about including education, human trafficking, refugee resettlement and most recently oral health care for children. Ms. Carr earned her B.A. from Seattle Pacific University and has dabbled in continuing education getting her technical writing certification from Bellevue College.

Michele Martin
Operations Manager

Ms. Martin has a BS from State University of New York at Albany. She has held positions in customer service, banking, bookkeeping, marketing, and data processing. Ms. Martin is uniquely qualified to understand the needs of our clients as she was homeless and a past client of Elizabeth Gregory Home Day Center herself.


Mari Mitchell-Putnam
Administrative Assistant

Ms. Mitchell-Putnam acts as a liaison with the University Lutheran Church as well as manages assorted financial and operational administrative tasks.

marie norton olsen

Marie Norton-Olsen
Maintenance Manager

Ms. Norton-Olsen oversees all aspects of facilities maintenance for our transitional housing program.

Elizabeth's Head shot

Elizabeth Stevenson
Development Manager

Our newest employee Elizabeth, joined the EGH team in May 2016. She has been charged with increasing visibility and revenue for Elizabeth Gregory Home through communications and fundraising efforts. Elizabeth comes to EGH with over 20 years of experience in communications and development; over 15 years working with homeless service providers. She has a BA in Foreign Relations from Willamette University and is a Weinberg Fellow.


Kay Landis, Bookkeeper

Ms. Landis has provided financial management support over the past three years on a contractual basis.

Board of Directors

Robert Chamberlain, President
Director, BSquare

Connie Carroll, Vice-President
Pillar International Insurance Advisors

Phil Mitterling, Treasurer
Chief Financial Officer
Puget Sound Bank

Nicole Shema, Secretary
Social Lead

Mary Denny
Psychologist, retired

Jay Corker Free
Montgomery Purdue Blankinship & Austin, PLLC

Glen Garrison
Keller Rohrback, LLP

Elaine Lauderdale
Corporate Controler, Remitly

Roger Morris
Coldwell Banker Bain

Ray Munger

Charlie Spaeth
President, Shaffer Corp.

Advisory Council

Nalani Askov

Jennifer Dolan-Waldman

Connie Huffine

Amy Helen Johnson

David Oliver
David Oliver & Associates

Debbie Page

Jeanne Reina

Teresa Rich-Mackenzie

Sue Tong

John Wott

Pin It on Pinterest