Our Board

Working together to end domestic violence


Board of Directors

President, Heidi Jackson

Director, Operations and Client Relations Bowman Price Financial Advisors

Secretary, Chris Austin

Former dentist
Present journalist for The Beachcomber
Radio show host on Voice of Vashon
Trainer at Core Centric Training

Marc Pease

Principal, World Pease Media, LLC - new media consulting and production volunteer, Vashon Island Pet Protectors
Video programming contributor, Voice of Vashon TV
Former Board member and Washington State Chair, National Association of Telecommunications Officers and Advisors (NATOA)

Susan Lofland

Broker, John L Scott Vashon Island
Former Trauma and Critical RN, Nurse educator and administrator
Previous Board Affiliations: Vashon Island School Board 2004-2008. President Vashon Community PTSA 2005-2008. Vashon Youth & Family Services

Cait MacLaughlin

Registered Nurse
Hematology RN at Children's Hospital of Philadelphia, Pediatric dialysis RN at Seattle Children's Hospital for past 12years

Vice President, Rachel Shea

Human Resources Consultant, Talent Acquisition - large scale corporate internships and management training programs for Starbucks, Nestle, Darigold, Dreyer's Ice Cream.

Treasurer, Yve Susskind

Principal, Praxis Associates LLC, consulting firm specializing in planning, facilitation, research and evaluation for education, governmental and nonprofit organizations. Board development and youth-adult partnership specialist. Member American Evaluation Association, former board member for Development of Island Teens, Vashon Island Youth Council, and Seattle Young People’s Project.

Coco Banks

Owner, Le Ouistiti French Immersion School
School teacher and behavior modification consultant
Previous gala board member of the American Red Cross Bay Area/ Spanish speaking Association of Kenya

Kate Dowling

Starbucks Coffee Company associate marketing manager for China, Asia and Pacific. Former multi-unit district manager with Starbucks Coffee Company.
Volunteer make-up artist and front of house volunteer with VCA. New island resident and loving it!

Face to face


Dr. Elizabeth Archambault

Executive Director: Elizabeth has a background in gender-based violence and child protection within armed conflict and natural disasters, holds a MA from Columbia University in International Educational Development & Human Rights, and a PhD from the University of Novo Gorica in Gender & Political Anthropology.

Nyn Grey

Lead Advocate: Provides individual advocacy for survivors of domestic violence. Provide information and advocacy regarding legal issues, medical care, employment possibilities, housing referrals and other systems advocacy.

Tim Hulley

Prevention Volunteer: Tim develops and implements Lunch Dates with DOVE primary prevention activities. He is also a trained advocate.

Tracy McLaren

Prevention Specialist: Tracy works with both Vashon High School and McMurray Middle School to implement violence prevention initiatives. She is a Teen Council Co-facilitator and develops Lunch Dates curriculum!

Kyle Britz

Prevention Specialist/Community Advocate: Kyle works with both Vashon High School and McMurray Middle School to implement violence prevention initiatives. He is a Teen Council Co-facilitator as well as an advocate.

Bri Sherman

Community Advocate: Bri works with DOVE's advocacy team to provide advocacy to individual survivors or domestic violence. Bri is also a trained sexual assault advocate.