Board of Directors

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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.

Naomi Andrews, Esq., has a bachelor’s degree in international studies from Middlebury College and a law degree from the University of Richmond. Naomi worked as a longtime chief of staff and campaign manager to a member of Congress. She now has her own political consulting firm. Naomi is an avid marathoner and hiker.

Nedra Hoffman, MPH, has a bachelor's degree in broadcast management from the University of Florida, a master's degree in global public health from New York University, and a certificate in corporate sustainability from NYU Stern. She works as a pharmaceutical representative in New York City. Nedra is on the board of The Worker Circle, a Jewish social justice organization. 

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. 

Anne-Marie Phillips, BA, has a bachelor's degree in social science from the University of Michigan. She currently works as Associate Vice President of Sales & Marketing for Choice Organic Teas.

 

 

Gillian Wood, MPH, has a bachelor's degree in psychology and women & gender studies from Middlebury College, a master's degree in international public health from New York University, and is pursuing drug and alcohol counseling certification through the University of California San Diego. She is the founding director of Resilience Rising.