Board of Directors
Board Chair Katharine Perekslis-Schmitt, BA, has a bachelor's degree in French and women & gender studies from Middlebury College. She works as a senior director of project management at TransPerfect Legal Solutions.
Board Secretary Rekha Rajagopal, MPH, has a bachelor’s degree in biological sciences from the University of Nebraska - Lincoln and a master’s degree in international public health from New York University. She has worked with AmeriCorps serving homeless youth and as a healthcare assistant for Planned Parenthood. Currently she is raising a tiny but mighty toddler activist.
Board Treasurer Julie Potter, BA, has a bachelor's degree in history from the University of Puget Sound and is finishing a second bachelor's degree in graphic design from Southern New Hampshire University. She manages the Northwest's largest federal hydrogeneration contract and runs a charitable Jamberry consulting business.
Naomi Andrews, Esq., has a bachelor’s degree in international studies from Middlebury College and a law degree from the University of Richmond. Since 2007, Naomi has worked for New Hampshire Congresswoman Carol Shea-Porter as her chief of staff and currently as her campaign manager.
Nedra Hoffman, MPH, has a bachelor's degree in telecommunications and business from the University of Florida and a master's degree in global public health from New York University. She works as a pharmaceutical representative in the CNS/Parkinson's disease therapeutic space in NYC. Previous roles have included working as a technical advisor with Population Services International (PSI), training local health workers in Uganda, and partnership manager for FHI360, a global NGO.
Diana McKune, BA, has a bachelor’s degree in criminal justice from Seattle University. She works for Trupanion health insurance. She is actively involved in volunteering with TreeHouse, a Seattle-based nonprofit supporting foster children.
Gillian Wood, MPH, has a bachelor's degree in psychology and women & gender studies and a master's degree in international public health. She is the founding director of Resilience Rising.