Meet the EGH Staff

Ally Baehr (she/her)

Ally Baehr (she/her)

Executive Director

Ally Baehr is a nonprofit professional who recently relocated to Seattle from Tucson, Arizona.  She graduated from the University of Arizona in 1996 and began her career serving many wonderful nonprofits, including the Girl Scouts, 4-H, United Way, and Make Way for Books.  She has worked in curriculum design, family support, early education, evaluation, fundraising, human resources, and operations. She is grateful to be at EGH to support the mission and team to grow into the future.

Zenashe Ewnetu

Zenashe Ewnetu

Day Center Assistant

Zenashe is originally from Addis Ababa, Ethiopia and immigrated to the United States five years ago. She started at EGH as a volunteer through our partnership with the YWCA Works program in May of 2017 and continues to provide a high level of personalized assisted for women utilizing our Hygiene Program.

Andy Gallegos

Andy Gallegos

Nutrition Services Coordinator

Andy grew up in a big family in California where they were taught kindness and were always eager to help out. Striving to care for others, Andy lives their values in mind, service and compassion. “Being of service to others has always brought me great joy and I’m grateful to be given the opportunity to work at a place that allows me to do exactly that.”

Michele Martin

Michele Martin

Operations Manager

Michele Martin has a B.S. from State University of New York at Albany. She has held positions in customer service, banking, bookkeeping, marketing, and data processing. Ms. Martin is uniquely qualified to understand the needs of our clients as she was homeless and a past client of EGH Day Center herself.

Cynthia Caudillo

Cynthia Caudillo

Day Center Coordinator

Cynthia is the Day Center Coordinator. She is a recent graduate from the University of Washington, where she received a bachelor’s degree in Psychology and Philosophy. She is passionate about mental health and helping women obtain access to resources. She plans to work toward a master’s degree in Clinical Mental Health Counseling next. She is excited to be a part of EGH and support the women in her community.

Mary Duncan

Mary Duncan

Development Officer

Mary Duncan is the Development Officer at EGH. She has a BA in Asian Studies from the University of Puget Sound and holds a Certificate in Fundraising Management from the University of Washington. Mary brings more than 25 years’ non-profit experience working on behalf of vulnerable populations in Washington State and around the world. She is thrilled to work with the donors who support EGH’s mission.

Bella Ramirez

Bella Ramirez

Day Center Assistant

Bella moved from San Francisco to Seattle for University where she is currently earning her Bachelor’s Degree in Women, Gender, & Sexuality Studies. She is planning on receiving her Master’s Degree in Social Work next. Her passion for helping women led her to EGH. She is incredibly happy assisting clients with their everyday needs.

 

Michelle Wick

Michelle Wick

Program Manager

Michelle is the Program Manager at EGH. She earned a Bachelor of Arts in Social Welfare from the University of Washington and is a licensed Substance Use Disorder Professional. Michelle is passionate about working with women in recovery and helping connect them with the community resources they need.
Kelsie Weir

Kelsie Weir

Day Center Assistant

Kelsie relocated from Boone, North Carolina to Seattle in the fall of 2021 to begin working on her master’s degree in Library and Information Sciences at the University of Washington. She graduated from Appalachian State University in 2021, where she earned Bachelors of Arts in Political Science and Gender, Women’s, and Sexuality Studies. This educational background inspired her passion for supporting, uplifting, and serving the women of EGH. She appreciates the opportunity to assist the entire EGH team as we work together to care for the needs of our clients.

Amy Barrett

Amy Barrett

Contracted Bookkeeper

Ms. Barrett, with Rising Sun Accounting, provides bookkeeping services on a contractual basis.

Marie Jefferson

Marie Jefferson

Maintenance Manager

Marie oversees all aspects of facilities maintenance for our transitional housing program.

Advisory Council

Advisory Council

Nalani Askov
Jennifer Dolan-Waldman
Connie Huffine
Amy Helen Johnson
Megan McCormick
David Oliver
Debbie Page
Jeanne Reina
Teresa Rich-Mackenzie
Sue Tong

Pin It on Pinterest