Trainers

  Jeri Epperson
Human Resources and Asset Manager
HopeSource
700 E. Mountain View Ave Suite 501
Ellensburg, WA 98926
509-925-1448
jepperson@hopesource.us

Jeri has been leading HopeSource, a community action agency, in human resource and asset management as a senior manager for seven years. Jeri is a trainer for CASTLE cultural leadership, holds a Masters Certificate in Human Resources from Villanova University and PHR Certification in Human Resources through SHRM. Prior to HopeSource she was in commercial sales with Japanese owned JRC, a marine electronics manufacturer in Seattle responsible for over 300 domestic dealerships. She moved to Central Washington where she was responsible for 5 of the top 10 accounts for hay exporter Anderson Hay & Grain, the largest exporter on the west coast. Jeri currently is the Vice Chair of the Open Door Clinic Board, is President-Elect for Ellensburg Morning Rotary, and Chair of the Human Resource Workgroup for the Washington State Community Action Partnership.


  Diane Fay
CSBG Program Manager
Department of Commerce
PO Box 42525
Olympia, WA 98501
360-725-2903
diane.fay@commerce.wa.gov


  Daniel Jordan
Director of Community Action Core
Spokane Neighborhood Action Programs
4011 N. Cook
Spokane, WA 99207
509-487-1114 x 227
jordan@snapwa.org

Dan has retired from SNAP but has agreed to be pressed into service if needed. Dan's history shows his varied interests and skills - Masters in Social Work (1975), admitted to the Academy of Certified Social Workers (1982), Board Certified Diplomate in Clinical Social Work (1988), worked primarily as a marriage and family therapist for the first 15 years of his career before deciding to move into program development and management positions. Joined Spokane Neighborhood Action Programs (SNAP) in 1992, certified as a national ROMA Trainer in 2002, Certified Trainer for Family Development Case Management, chaired the Washington State Dept. of Community Trade and Economic Development (C.T.E.D.)-Washington Community Action Partnership CSBG/ROMA Outcome Workgroup, on the Outcomes and Evaluation Committee for the State Dept. of Social and Health Services (D.S.H.S.) and on C.T.E.D.'s Outcomes Workgroup for housing programs. He is also a grant reviewer/evaluator for the federal Dept. of Health and Human Services, Office of Community Services.


  Andrea Kolacz
Human Services Specialist II
Snohomish County Human Services Department
3000 Rockefeller Ave
Everett, WA 98201
425-388-7244
andrea.kolacz@snoco.org


  Danielle Maiden



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  Brandy Marsh
Reports and Outcomes Management Coordinator
Spokane Neighborhood Action Partners (SNAP)
3102 W. Ft. George Wright Dr.
Spokane, WA 99224
509456711 X237
marsh@snapwa.org


  Bob Swanson
RS Consulting

10051 45th Avenue NE
Seattle, WA 98125
206-661-4207
robertcswanson@comcast.net

Bob Swanson holds a Masters of Counseling from Seattle University and a BA in Psychology from the University of Washington. He is currently an independant consultant working with Community Action Agencies across the country. Formerly he was Executive Director of the Washington State Community Action Partnership (WSCAP) for 12 years, and 2.5 years as Executive Director of Neighborhouse, Inc. in Seattle, a local CAA.


  Rick Torrance

CTED
906 Columbia St. SW
Olympia, WA 98504-8350
360-725-3025
richardt@cted.wa.gov

Department of Commerce


  Samantha Whitley
CDBG and Community Action Programs
Clark County Community Services
PO Box 5000
Vancouver, WA 98666
360.397.2130, ext 7842
samantha.whitley@clark.wa.gov