Our Team

ReWA is guided in fulfilling its mission by our accomplished and dedicated Board of Directors, comprised of individuals from a variety of professional and cultural backgrounds.

ReWA has a team of over 140 staff members with the capability of speaking over 50 languages and dialects. Most of our staff are refugees or immigrants, who work with program participants to deliver bilingual and bicultural services.

Board of Directors
Eileen Concannon Chair
Attorney (retired)
Catherine Danigelis Treasurer
Senior Vice President, Key Bank
Bindi Lassige Secretary
Director, Human Resources, The Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation
Tasleem Kachra Member
Senior Program Officer, The Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation
Katie Kuciemba Halse Member
Local Government Relations Manager, of Seattle
Shahzad Q. Qadri Member
Partner, Wong Fleming
Shevanthi Daniel-Rabkin Member
Director, Workers to Owners, Democracy at Work Institute
Yeri Yun Member
Communications Manager, Schultz Family Foundation
Teresa Cho Member
Certified Public Accountant, Camber Consulting
Kristin Bunce Member
Local Entrepreneur
Usama Naseem Member
Amazon, Sr. Product Manager
Key Staff
Mahnaz K. Eshetu Executive Director
Crisann Brooks Senior Director, Family Empowerment Services
Gizachew Manahle Manager, Family Empowerment Services
Carlin Yoophum Director, Domestic Violence Program
William Law, LMHC, MHP, CMHS Director, Behavioral Health Program
Susan Lee Director, Early Learning Centers Operations and Volunteer Services
Sarah Knox Manager, Youth Program
Margarita Seeley Director, Finance
Sean Dalton Human Resources
Kari Dasher Chief Development Officer