We’re passionate about what we do.

Our staff have unique strengths, education, and experiences that combine to serve Seattle’s youth with as much compassion and expertise as possible.

Our Directors

Direct Service Team

Development Team

Our Board Members

Our Mascots

Job Openings

The Directors

Otherwise known as the fearless leaders, these two steer the ship and keep the New Horizons crew safe and sane.

has climbed Denali and five other 6,000m peaks in the Andes and Himalayas

Rob Stewart

Executive Director

Lisa Hanscom, M.S.

Associate Director


The Direct Service Team

Otherwise known as the Magic Makers, these are the skilled, passionate people who design, implement and maintain our services for young people.

Joseph Seia

Director of Program Operations

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Angie Merrill, MSW

Director of Client Care

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Paige Dorsey

Drop-In Coordinator

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Kim van der Giessen

Day Program Coordinator

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Alicia Raymond

Employment Program Coordinator

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Brian Garrison

Chaplain

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Lindsey Thrower

Young Adult Shelter Manager

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JB Pillard

Nest Shelter Manager

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Scott Nicholson

Facilities Manager

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Eve Evens, MSW

Case Manager

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Lea Weber, MSW

Case Manager

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Isabella Moliterno

Case Manager

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BB Jones

Case Manager

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The Development Team

Otherwise known as the Office Masterminds, these people keep the office running and attend to all things budgeting, communication, and administration.

Erin George

Development Director

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Meredith Hastings

Marketing & Communications Manager

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Steve McFadden

Finance Manager

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Anika Bates

Events & Communications Coordinator

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David Jaeger, M.Div.

Operations Director

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Katie Russell

Volunteer Coordinator

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Our Board of Directors

Kim McCaulou

President

Deputy Director, LifeWire

Peg Achterman

Secretary & Recruitment

Professor of Communication & Journalism, Seattle Pacific University

Ken Nsimbi

Recruitment

Youth Programs Coordinator & Contract Manager, King County Housing Authority

Janet Moore

Recruitment

Community Advocate

Raedene Copeland

Development

Associate Professor, Seattle Pacific University

Dean Kato

Development

Consultant, One Accord Partners

Ferenc Feher

Development

Firefighter, Seattle Fire Department

Matthew Garcia

Treasurer, Finance

Audit Staff, Finney Neill and Company

Tino Quiroga

Development

Events & Promotions Strategist, Crista Ministries & World Concern

Tamara Long

Development

Assistant Director of Admissions, Seattle University

Diane Stokke

Finance

Legal Consultant

Jen Ross

Development

Community Volunteer


Our Mascots

The glue that holds us all together.

Ginger Merrill Laird

Restorer of Calm

Milkshake “Milky” Dorsey

Sass Coordinator

Agnes “Aggie” Moliterno

Official Monitor of Office Enthusiasm

Meeko Raymond

Employment Program Assistant


We encourage individuals from every background to apply, especially people of color and those who identify as LGBTQ+. We never refuse services to any young person based on religion, sexual orientation, gender identity, race, or ethnicity.

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