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. Contact Laura

 Nancy Bacon, Director of Learning & Engagement

Nancy Bacon
Nancy Bacon

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.  Contact Nancy

JoAnn Crabtree, Data Manager

JoAnn Crabtree
JoAnn Crabtree

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. Contact JoAnn

Tom Lang, Learning Program Manager

Tom Lang

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. Contact Tom

Marisol Morales, Learning Coordinator

Marisol Morales
Marisol Morales

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. Contact Marisol