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Staff and Board Members

  Ann Muno   In 1995, Ann bought a low-fare airline ticket and boarded a plane for Beijing, China to attend the United Nations Women’s Conference, and has had the privilege of doing girl’s empowerment ever since .  Her social work experience spans the past twenty years, including work with schools and community organizations, and is rooted in a deep commitment to the next generation of girls. As a founder of Seattle-based Powerful Voices, Ann had the opportunity to see girls take hold of their potential and flourish, staff and volunteers create educationally exciting spaces for girls, and the community invest in girls' lives. Taking these discoveries and putting pen to paper, Ann published articles that capture what works to empower girls in academic, peer-reviewed journals including  Social Work in Education ,  Crime & Delinquency  and  After School Matters . Ann continues to lead the call as the Executive Director for The Justice for Girls Coalition of Washington State. 

Ann Muno

In 1995, Ann bought a low-fare airline ticket and boarded a plane for Beijing, China to attend the United Nations Women’s Conference, and has had the privilege of doing girl’s empowerment ever since .  Her social work experience spans the past twenty years, including work with schools and community organizations, and is rooted in a deep commitment to the next generation of girls. As a founder of Seattle-based Powerful Voices, Ann had the opportunity to see girls take hold of their potential and flourish, staff and volunteers create educationally exciting spaces for girls, and the community invest in girls' lives. Taking these discoveries and putting pen to paper, Ann published articles that capture what works to empower girls in academic, peer-reviewed journals including Social Work in EducationCrime & Delinquency and After School Matters. Ann continues to lead the call as the Executive Director for The Justice for Girls Coalition of Washington State. 

 
  Chris Simons    Chris Simons is a sole proprietor of residential interior design business. Chris started this business 12 years ago after working for ten years as a Marketing Manager at Microsoft. Chris volunteers in schools and various community efforts to help kids. And as a business owner and a mother of twin girls, Chris is passionate about working to better the next generation of girls in our state.

Chris Simons

Chris Simons is a sole proprietor of residential interior design business. Chris started this business 12 years ago after working for ten years as a Marketing Manager at Microsoft. Chris volunteers in schools and various community efforts to help kids. And as a business owner and a mother of twin girls, Chris is passionate about working to better the next generation of girls in our state.

  Danielle Wilson    Danielle Wilson is the Training and Capacity Building Coordinator at Treehouse, a nonprofit organization that supports youth in Foster Care. Danielle’s experience working with girl specific programs began as a student at Washington Middle School with Girls Leadership. Her involvement in Girls Leadership and a strong connection to a network of women transformed her experience attending Garfield High School and earning her BA in Comparative History of Ideas from the University of Washington. Danielle’s desire to improve the lives of others has guided her work. Prior to joining Treehouse, Danielle worked at the University of Washington and the United Negro College Fund in multiple capacities. She excels in public speaking and facilitating classes and trainings for a variety of age groups and demographics. She surrounds herself with loving people that provide her with strength and enjoys the comfort of quality time with dogs.

Danielle Wilson

Danielle Wilson is the Training and Capacity Building Coordinator at Treehouse, a nonprofit organization that supports youth in Foster Care. Danielle’s experience working with girl specific programs began as a student at Washington Middle School with Girls Leadership. Her involvement in Girls Leadership and a strong connection to a network of women transformed her experience attending Garfield High School and earning her BA in Comparative History of Ideas from the University of Washington. Danielle’s desire to improve the lives of others has guided her work. Prior to joining Treehouse, Danielle worked at the University of Washington and the United Negro College Fund in multiple capacities. She excels in public speaking and facilitating classes and trainings for a variety of age groups and demographics. She surrounds herself with loving people that provide her with strength and enjoys the comfort of quality time with dogs.

  Susan Waild   Susan received her MSW from the University of Washington in 1976 and her BA from the University of California. In the 25 years she has worked for the Court, she has worked in diversion, court operations, and juvenile probation. Prior to working for the Court, Susan was the Director of Adolescent Group Care for Lutheran Social Services and Luther Child Center. Adolescents and the special need of girls involved in the juvenile justice system have been the focus of her work. Susan is a member of the State Quality Assurance Committee focusing on development and implementation of Washington State Risk Assessment tool. She also serves on the King County Systems Integration Committee developing protocols, cross systems training for staff and joint case planning for youth involved in both the dependency and juvenile justice systems. She served as Past Board President for the Institute for Family Development and previously served on the boards of Lutheran Social Services, The Children’s Alliance and Northshore Little League.

Susan Waild

Susan received her MSW from the University of Washington in 1976 and her BA from the University of California. In the 25 years she has worked for the Court, she has worked in diversion, court operations, and juvenile probation. Prior to working for the Court, Susan was the Director of Adolescent Group Care for Lutheran Social Services and Luther Child Center. Adolescents and the special need of girls involved in the juvenile justice system have been the focus of her work. Susan is a member of the State Quality Assurance Committee focusing on development and implementation of Washington State Risk Assessment tool. She also serves on the King County Systems Integration Committee developing protocols, cross systems training for staff and joint case planning for youth involved in both the dependency and juvenile justice systems. She served as Past Board President for the Institute for Family Development and previously served on the boards of Lutheran Social Services, The Children’s Alliance and Northshore Little League.

 
  LeeAnn Delk   LeeAnn Delk is the current director of the Ridgeview Group Home, a girl-only residential center for girls committed to long term placement through the state Juvenile Justice and Rehabilitation Administration. As director, Ms. Delk has pioneered efforts to incorporate gender-responsive reforms in her facility. Through the Justice for Girls Coalition she provides training on working with girls through the Beyond Pink conference and the Criminal Justice and Training Commission and is a highly rated and impactful trainer in this area.

LeeAnn Delk

LeeAnn Delk is the current director of the Ridgeview Group Home, a girl-only residential center for girls committed to long term placement through the state Juvenile Justice and Rehabilitation Administration. As director, Ms. Delk has pioneered efforts to incorporate gender-responsive reforms in her facility. Through the Justice for Girls Coalition she provides training on working with girls through the Beyond Pink conference and the Criminal Justice and Training Commission and is a highly rated and impactful trainer in this area.

 

Coalition Members

Since its founding, the Coalition has brought together advocates, academics, policy-makers and groups working with girls from across the state to improve our work with girls.  Members include: 

Center for Children & Youth Justice

Spokane County Juvenile Court

Jefferson County Juvenile Court

Pierce County Juvenile Court

Washington State Partnership Council on Juvenile Justice

King County Juvenile Court