Nonprofit Association of Washington (NAWA) is governed by nonprofit leaders from across Washington State, representing the diversity of our membership.
Our board members contribute significant time, talent, and energy to ensuring that nonprofits across size, field of service, and region are represented in our decision-making.
Interested in Joining Our Board?
We are happy to hear from individuals who may be interested in serving on Nonprofit Association of Washington’s Board of Directors or one of our board committees. We are seeking leaders with strong knowledge of the nonprofit sector in Washington State and commitment to our mission. Please review our board profile and be in touch if you want to explore whether there is a good fit between your interests and our needs as an organization.
Erick is a graduate of The Evergreen State College. For the past 20 years, her work in HIV led her to many different corners of volunteer, nonprofit and government settings: as a participant in HIV vaccine and prevention research studies, a leader of various research community advisory boards, a graduate of several leadership institutes, an outreach worker, a technical assistance and training provider, a grant writer and reviewer, a conference planner, and more. Erick served as the Executive Director of PCAF (Pierce County AIDS Foundation) and chaired the Pierce County Human Services Coalition. Currently Erick owns and operates The Liminal Mirror, a coaching and consulting business, and serves as the President of the Board of Washington Nonprofits. Outside of work, Erick is a poet and a member of the Sisters of Perpetual Indulgence, the Abbey of St. Joan.
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Executive Committee, At Large
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Leslie Haynes currently serves as grant writer and strategic advisor for United Indians of All Tribes Foundation. As liaison to the Chancellor of the Seattle Community Colleges, she collaborated with the City of Seattle to create a program that provided on-ramps to careers for under-employed adults. She has written and spoken extensively about effective transitions to college for underserved populations. Leslie also spent twelve years teaching English to adolescents and young adults. She created programs for VISTA and AmeriCorps volunteers aimed at improving literacy programs for struggling students. Leslie has served on the Washington Nonprofits Policy Committee for several years.