Our Staff Members

Boys & Girls Clubs of King County is driven by a diverse, energetic, committed team dedicated to offering motivated teens the resources, inspiration and empowerment to DREAM big, seek EXPERIENCE in unique work settings with professional mentors, and ACHIEVE their goals.
 

Meet Our Staff Members

  • Growing up in Vermont as the middle child of five born to a dairy farmer, and the only member of her family to graduate college, Melissa appreciates the value of education and its...
  • Niala was born and raised in Slovenia, former Yugoslavia and moved to the U.S. after graduating with a BA in Anthropology and Cultural Studies. She spent her childhood speaking...
  • “I can’t wait to work more closely with our interns, and to see how they grow through our positive program.”   Austin moved to Seattle from Connecticut in October 2016 to take on...
  • Lareesa Blakely came to YouthForce in March of 2017 as a fellow Boys & Girls Clubs employee from the Renton / Skyway Club. She joined our team as Career Internship Program...
  • Kate joined YouthForce in May of 2017. She moved from Western Massachusetts, where she had lived for the past six years while attending school and working for an outdoors company...