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.

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Maisy Lane
Program Manager

Ms. Lane serves as the program manager for all EGH transitional housing and day center programming. Ms. Lane has worked for social justice for over 15 years in a wide range of settings – from street medicine to school gardens. Her past work centers on poverty alleviation through education, food justice and health care. Ms. Lane earned dual B.S. degrees from The Evergreen State College, and a MEd from the University of Washington.

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.

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Marie Norton-Olsen
Maintenance Manager

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

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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

Helen Boyne
Director of Vendor Experience

Mary Denny
Psychologist, retired

Glen Garrison
Keller Rohrback, LLP

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

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