Different ideas and reasons have brought us to TeamChild. Regardless of our specific roles or functions, all of us are incredibly passionate about standing up for the rights and dignity of our young clients.

Because we enjoy connecting with teenagers and young adults in our work, we invite you to connect with us as teenagers too. Click on a staff person’s headshot to see their teenage self and find out what brought them to TeamChild.

Our Staff


Teebah Alsaleh – Attorney at Microsoft
Majd Baniodeh – Director of Development & Strategic Initiatives, The Vida Agency
Andrew Benjamin – Clinical Professor at University of Washington
Larry J. Brown, Jr. – Paralegal at Law Offices of Mark R. Iverson, P.S.
Ann Carey, President – Partner at Carey & Lillevik PLLC
Laura Holloway Carter – Assistant General Counsel of Regulatory Affairs at Microsoft
Krista Elliott – Partner, DiNenna & Associates
Laura Ewbank – Attorney at Microsoft
Jesslyn Howard

Maria Kolby-Wolfe – Director of Development, Northwest Immigrant Rights Project
Melissa Lee – Staff Attorney at the Fred T. Korematsu Center for Law and Equality, Seattle University School of Law
Rosa Peralta, Vice President – Program Officer, Satterberg Foundation
Almetta Pitts, Secretary – Founder & CEO, Attemla Consulting, LLC
Niomi Montes de Oca – Senior Planner, City of Edgewood
Sally Pritchard, Treasurer – Retired


Larry Gossett – Former King County Councilmember
Al Herron – Particle Physicist, Electrical Engineer, and Entrepreneur
Debrena Jackson-Gandy – National Best-Selling Author, TV Host, Consultant
Marsha Levick – Deputy Director and Chief Counsel, Juvenile Law Center
Debbie Regala – Former Washington State Representative and Senator
Jacinta Ritchie – Founding President, Green Nova Innovations, s.p.c.
Angela Vigil – Pro Bono Partner, Baker & McKenzie
Pat and Ed Wagner – Group Health Research Institute Sr Investigator, Emeritus Director, MacColl Center
Chris Webb – Management Consultant, Digital Strategist and Social Entrepreneur
Miguel Willis – Founder of Social Justice Hackathon, Founder of CaseBooker

Pat Arthur – Youth Justice Strategist
Breean Beggs – Spokane City Council Member
Tony Benjamin – Former Seahawks Player, Entrepreneur at Youth Centric
Elizabeth Calvin – Senior Advocate, Human Rights Watch
Julia Chen – Senior Director of Tech and Strategy at Cisco Systems
Leonard Elion – Program Coordinator, Team Issachar

CALL US TeamChild staff are working remotely and can be reached by e-mail and phone. Track our advocacy efforts HERE.