Ruth Herold has been an executive director of social service nonprofits for 15 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 serves as the Program Manager for EGH transitional housing and EGH Day Center. Ms. Carr feels most at home working for issues she feels passionate about including education, human trafficking, refugee resettlement. Ms. Carr earned her B.A. from Seattle Pacific University.
Day Center Assistant
Zenashe Ewnetu is our Day Center Assitant. Originally from Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, Zenashe immigrated to the United States five years ago. She started at EGH as a volunteer through our partnership with the YWCA Works program in May of 2017 and continues to provide a high level of personalized assisted for women utilizing our Hygiene Program.
Day Center Coordinator
Helene McOwen, our Day Center Coordinator, graduated from North Arizona University with a B.S. in Public Health. Ms. McOwen is responsible for keeping the Day Center running smoothly and preparing a hot nutritious breakfast and lunch for EGH clients.
Michele Martin has a B.S. 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 acts as a liaison with the University Lutheran Church as well as manages assorted financial and operational administrative tasks.
Marie Norton-Olsen oversees all aspects of facilities maintenance for our transitional housing program.
Day Center Staff
Ms. Smith has Master of Divinity from Colgate Rochester Divinity School and a B.S. in Business Management & Administration from Antioch University in Seattle. Ms. Smith brings over 30 years of experience in office management and administration as well as a career in pastoral care as an ordained minister. Ms. Smith has a rich history of civic and community affiliations and enjoys traveling, writing and being a positive agent for change.
Elizabeth Stevenson is the Development Manager. 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 17 years working with homeless service providers. She has a B.A. from Willamette University and is a Weinberg Fellow.
Amy Barrett, Bookkeeper
Ms. Barrett, with Rising Sun Accounting, provides bookkeeping services on a contractual basis.
Board of Directors
Connie Carroll, President
Relationship Executive, Pillar International Insurance Advisors
Charlie Spaeth, Vice-President
Elaine Lauderdale, Treasurer
Corporate Controler, Remitly
Roger Morris, Secretary
Realtor, Coldwell Banker Bain
Robert Chamberlain, Immediate Past President
Chief Financial Officer, Zipwhip
Executive for Strategic Initiatives, Quest Software
Jay Corker Free
Montgomery Purdue Blankinship & Austin, PLLC
Keller Rohrback, LLC
King County Prosecutor
EVP/Chief Administrative Officer, First Sound Bank
Head of People, Culture & Engagement Excellence, Darigold
Amy Helen Johnson
David Oliver & Associates