Laura Pierce, Executive Director
Laura Pierce became Washington Nonprofits’ Executive Director in May 2017 after serving as the organization’s Interim Executive Director and having been a member and partner with Washington Nonprofits for many years. She has been the owner and principal consultant of Laura Pierce Consulting. Laura has worked in and with nonprofit organizations since 1989, including fund development, community organizing, and executive management positions. Since 1998, she has consulted with a wide range of nonprofit organizations, assisting with strategic planning, board development, organizational assessment and capacity building.
Nancy Bacon, Director of Learning & Engagement
Nancy leads the development and implementation of Washington Nonprofits’ learning and engagement programs. Weaving together her interest in education and nonprofit management, Nancy creates and supports programs that strengthen the ability of people working within nonprofits to better make a difference in their communities across Washington State. Nancy received a B.A. in Economics and German Literature from Swarthmore College and a Master of Public Administration from the University of Washington’s Evans School of Public Affairs. She created and directed the World Affairs Council’s award-winning Global Classroom program and has worked with a range of nonprofit organizations as they developed their internal capacity and external community to better serve their mission. She occasionally blogs on topics related to adult education.
JoAnn Crabtree, Data Manager
JoAnn Crabtree is our data manager and Salesforce administrator. A former computer programmer/systems analyst and consultant she now specializes in data migrations and Salesforce integrations. In addition to the nonprofit sector she has worked in private industry and government. Before coming to Washington Nonprofits JoAnn co-founded and ran an education nonprofit. She also served as the associate director of the Young Composers Project for more than a decade–a program dedicated to providing children with the opportunity to write music for chamber orchestra.
Julia Hunter, Membership Coordinator & Administrator
Julia became our Membership Coordinator & Administrator in August 2017. She previously worked with a Learning & Readiness group at Microsoft. She earned her MA in Literature from the University of Tennessee at Chattanooga, focusing on teaching, grant writing, and postmodern theory. Before that she completed an Americorps year in Atlanta, GA, where she worked at The Furniture Bank of Metro-Atlanta, developed a passion for community and found a vocation in supporting nonprofits. Julia resides in the Ballard neighborhood of Seattle where she is an active community advocate and a lover of urban gardens, local fare, and live music.
Tom Lang, Learning Program Manager
Tom oversees the implementation of the Learning Programs at Washington Nonprofits, connecting nonprofit professionals around the state to the many trainings and learning opportunities we provide. As a returned Peace Corps Volunteer and graduate of the Evans School of Public Policy and Governance at the University of Washington, Tom brings to Washington Nonprofits international experience and education in the nonprofit sector. Prior to joining Washington Nonprofits Tom spent five years at FIUTS (the Foundation for International Understanding Through Students) where he worked with students from around the world, facilitating youth leadership development and cross-cultural understanding. Tom is a passionate advocate for urban biking and alternative transportation.
Marisol Morales, Learning Coordinator
Marisol Morales is from San Jose, CA and brings with her ten years of nonprofit experience. As the Community Development Manager for the Girl Scouts of Northern California, she managed the Daughters of Farm Workers Program, a leadership program for migrant youth ages 5-17 years old and their families. She collaborated with local nonprofits and tech companies in the Bay Area to bring several STEM and college opportunities to farm worker children living in rural communities. Marisol is currently a part-time student earning a Bachelor’s degree in Digital Technology and Cultures at Seattle University. She is passionate about volunteering in her community and is a Big Sister mentor for the Big Brothers & Big Sisters organization in Seattle. On the weekends she enjoys hiking and drawing portraits.
David Streeter, Director of Public Policy & Advocacy
David Streeter is Washington Nonprofits’ Director of Public Policy and Advocacy. David is passionate about supporting nonprofits’ work by educating about public policy and creating opportunities for action. Before moving to Seattle, David held positions as the Public Policy Manager for The Forbes Funds’ Greater Pittsburgh Nonprofit Partnership in Pittsburgh, PA and as the Press Secretary for the National Jewish Democratic Council in Washington, DC. He is originally from Los Gatos, CA and received his BA and MPA degrees from the University of Pittsburgh. On the weekends, David can be found hunting for vinyl records and exploring Seattle with his wife and dog.