Tumwater Administrative Entity

Cheryl B. Fambles | Chief Executive Officer

(360) 570-4240 | cheryl@pacmtn.org

Cheryl was named CEO of Pacific Mountain Workforce Development Council on June 1, 2012.  Prior to her position at PacMtn, she was the executive director of the Washington Workforce Association. Cheryl has held senior management positions in local governments, including Thurston County, the City of Issaquah, King County and the Skokomish Tribal Nation. She worked in higher education at The Evergreen State College and South Puget Sound Community College, and also has served as a private organizational consultant on multiple projects throughout the region. She has a master’s degree in public administration from City University of New York. She is also a graduate of the Senior Executives in Government Program, Harvard University – JFK School of Public Service and received her undergraduate degree from The Evergreen State College. A graduate of Yelm High School, Fambles lives in Olympia with her husband.

Bridget Lockling | Director, Finance and Admin Services

(360) 570-6985 | bridget@pacmtn.org

Bridget has been in various roles in the workforce development system since 2006. Currently as the Director of Finance & Administrative Services she oversees the financial integrity, budget management, grant and contract compliance and human resource functions of the organization. She holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Administrative Management and Information Technology from Central Washington University.

Corinne Daffern | Associate Director, Workforce Services

(360) 570-4249 | corinne@pacmtn.org

Corinne is proud to be a part of the PacMtn team and is responsible for the development and management of workforce programs.  Corinne has experience managing state and federal workforce programs such as the State Work-Study Program and the Senior Community Service and Employment Program.  Corinne also has had extensive involvement in serving special populations such as youth, seniors and individuals with disabilities with employment training.  Corinne graduated from the University of Central Missouri with a B.S. in Sociology and an M.S. in Criminal Justice.  Corinne currently lives in Olympia with her daughter and dog.  Corinne and her daughter both love what the entire PacMtn region has to offer, especially the hiking!

Stacey Anderson | Program Manager for Youth and Specialized Populations

(360) 570-4260| stacey@pacmtn.org

Stacey Anderson is the Program Manager for Youth and Specialized Populations at Pacific Mountain WDC.  She began her career in Workforce Development in 1986 under the JTPA Legislation. She began her career at VADIS offering workforce development services to individuals with disabilities. She has been with Pacific Mountain since 2010 providing workforce development services for the Heroes at Home 2 and Camo2Commerce programs on JBLM and recently managed the Journey2Jobs Program.  She was born and raised in Tacoma, Washington and has a BA Degree in Psychology and Counseling from Western Washington University, an MA Degree in Human Resource Management from Chapman University and a Career Technical Education Teaching Certificate in Workbased Learning/Diversified Occupations.  Stacey is a Certified Workforce Development Professional through the National Association of Workforce Development Professionals. Stacey currently lives in Olympia with her husband.

Mieko Gray | Integrated Service Delivery Manager

(360) 570-4277 | mieko@pacmtn.org

Mieko joined the PacMtn team in 2014. Currently she serves as the Integrated Service Delivery Manager and coordinates the overall development and implementation of integrated services throughout the local workforce system. Additionally, she provides the functional oversight of the new delivery system while working with partners to design and implement specific program changes that will enhance the customer experience in the One-Stop system. Mieko holds a Bachelor’s degree from Warner Pacific College and an MBA from Marylhust University.

Craig Clark | Program and Performance Coordinator and EO Officer

(360) 704-6455 | craig@pacmtn.org

Craig has been with PacMtn WDC since 2005 and is currently the Equal Opportunity Officer and Safety Lead for PacMtn, and is responsible for program and performance coordination as well as policy oversight and implementation. He was previously employed for 15 years at a large multi-facility manufacturing company. As the Human Resource Director, he was an important employer partner to the PacMtn WDC. After living in Grays Harbor County for many years, Craig and his wife are now very happy to be Thurston County residents.

 

Sarah Lloyd | MyJOB Program Manager

(360) 704-6453 | sarah@pacmtn.org

Sarah is responsible for the state-wide youth workforce preparation reentry model serving incarcerated youth in Echo Glen Children’s Center, Green Hill School and Naselle Youth Camp. She has extensive experience serving youth in a variety of settings including colleges and universities across the country, and community-based nonprofit work locally. In the region, Sarah has provided region-wide support of youth initiatives as PacMtn’s Youth Initiatives Coordinator. She also served as the Program Director at Community Youth Services, where she supervised the successful operation of the CareerTREK (WIA programming for Thurston County) and Thurston County YouthBuild programs in recent years.

Sarah graduated from WSU with a BA in Communication/Advertising from Washington State University, and has an MA in Educational Leadership from the University of Northern Colorado. Sarah is a Certified Workforce Development Professional through the NAWDP organization, and a Certified Master Trainer in the Workplace Excellence Series.
A Capital High School graduate, Sarah currently lives in Olympia with her daughters.

 

Melissa Joy Crouse | Youth Work Opportunities Specialist

(360) 704-3582 | melissa@pacmtn.org

Melissa is a new addition to PacMtn and is part of the Youth Services Department. She is currently working on the IMPACT program, which is a youth employment pilot program working with local agencies to train and support 16-24 year olds to successfully acquire and maintain employment. For the past 3 years, she has worked with Veterans and the Higher Education systems in Pierce and Thurston Counties. She is an Evergreen graduate with her B.A. in Psychology, Multicultural Counseling and Gender Studies. Melissa is an AmeriCorps Alumni; she worked with at-risk youth at Community Youth Services and with returning veterans on The Evergreen State College campus. She volunteers with the Dispute Resolution Center of Thurston County, is a lead Communication Trainer and is a State Certified Mediator. She also volunteers her time with Pizza Klatch, a local nonprofit whose mission is to decrease teen suicide and bullying in high schools. For fun, she loves to cook with her partner, lead workout classes, meditate, and study Health Sciences.

Sean Murphy | Associated Director of Sector Strategies & Innovation

(360) 570-6988 | sean@pacmtn.org

Sean came to PacMtn in 2013 as the Business and Community Engagement Manager.  In 2014, he was promoted to lead Camo2Commerce, which is a $8.06 million grant program funded by the U.S. Department of Labor.  To date the program has placed over 900 servicemembers upon transition into employment, at an average hourly rate of over $26 per hour.  Under his leadership, the program has developed programs such as the Corporate Fellowship Program, now managed nationally by Hiring Our Heroes, and other career pathways programs that have successfully placed servicemembers into IT, Aerospace, Apprenticeship/Construction, Law Enforcement, and many other fields.

He has since been promoted to be the Associated Director of Sector Strategies & Innovation.  Prior to working with PacMtn, Sean worked for Governor Christine Gregoire, U.S. Congressman Brian Baird, and U.S. Senator Patty Murray.  In his most recent role before coming to PacMtn, he was the Executive Director for a multi-state trade association. He holds a Bachelor’s degree from Eastern Washington University, and is currently completing his Executive MBA from Cornell University.

Vince Kueter |Research and Data Analyst

(360) 704-3582 | vince@pacmtn.org

Vince joined the PacMtn team as the Research and Data Analyst in October 2016.  He has over 25 years of experience as a professional researcher at organizations such as the Seattle Times, Washington State Department of Labor and Industries, SEIU Healthcare 1199NW, the Washington Lottery, Gordon Thomas Honeywell  and the United Auto Workers.  He has a Masters in Information Science from the University of Michigan and a Masters in Public Administration from The Evergreen State College.  His skill set includes multivariate statistical analysis, financial analysis of organizations, labor market economic analysis, impact analysis of regulatory and statutory changes, multi-option policy recommendations and authoring research reports.

The prevailing theme of his career has been to combine the technical skills of a data analyst with the interpretive skills of a strategic and policy analyst to support informed, evidence-based decision-making.  He’s looking forward to finding the stories that our workforce development numbers have to tell.

Mike Johnson |Program Director – Camo2Commerce

(253) 226-4099 | mikej@pacmtn.org

Mike Johnson is currently the Program Director for the Camo2Commerce program located at Joint Base Lewis McChord. He is a retired Army Officer with over 35 years of service, which include assignments at the National Guard Bureau, U.S. Embassy Iraq, and various positions with the Washington Army National Guard.

Colonel (retired) Johnson is a 2009 graduate of the U.S. Army War College with an MA in Strategic Studies and holds an MBA from City University and a BA from Eastern Washington University. He was born in Spokane Washington and currently resides in Steilacoom Washington with his wife Donna.  The Johnsons have three grown children and eight grandchildren.

Vanessa L. Wasman | Executive Administrative Program Assistant

(360) 570-4232 | vanessa@pacmtn.org

Vanessa works in the Executive Office as Administrative Assistant to Pacific Mountain’s Chief Executive Officer, Cheryl Fambles.  She also provides support for the Pacific Mountain Board of Directors, the Consortium, the Executive Finance Team as well as Pacific Mountain’s Committees and Task Forces. Vanessa is graduate from The Evergreen State College with a Bachelor’s Degree in Social Science and has worked for Western Institutional Review Board providing executive support to the Board of Directors, Chief Compliance Officer and other members of the Executive team. Vanessa lives in Mason county with her husband and three children and is a sustaining member of the Junior League of Olympia, a nonprofit community organization that provides direct service to underprivileged families and children in Thurston county.

Julie Shriver | Financial Services Specialist

(360) 570-4253 | julie@pacmtn.org

Julie is responsible for PacMtn’s accounting activities that include processing payroll, accounts payable, and accounts receivable. She is also responsible for grant management and HR functions within the organization. Julie has over 20 years of experience in accounting and holds a diploma in Business Management and Accounting from Trend Business College.

Jaime Britton | Senior Accounting Specialist

(360) 570-6980 | jaime@pacmtn.org

Jaime is thrilled to be part of PacMtn as the Senior Accounting Specialist.  She recently moved with her family from the Tri-Cities where she worked for Kennewick Irrigation District as the Senior Accountant.  She earned her degree from Michigan State University in Human Resources with an emphasis in Business and an additional major in Psychology.  Currently, she is enrolled at Post University to earn her degree in Accounting.  Throughout her career, she has established herself as an exceptionally successful and effective accounting professional. Her interest in accounting has taken her from assisting staff with their accounting needs to maintaining accurate ledgers and financial systems. She has also worked in diverse and varying backgrounds.  Jaime is married with three daughters and has had the luxury of living all over the country.  She is a diehard Michigan State Spartans fan!  Go Green!

Todd Liggett | IT Specialist

(360) 570-6948 | todd@pacmtn.org

Todd has been with PacMtn since summer 2014. He brings with him 12 years of experience in IT support and computer system maintenance as well as extensive experience in graphic design and mixed media advertising. He supports the PacMtn staff by making sure all workstations and essential technology are running smoothly and efficiently while maintaining the PacMtn website and database software.

Regional Programs

Stacey Anderson

Program Manager Youth & Specialized Populations

Phone: (360) 570-4260

Aaron Arnold

Business Sector Specialist

Phone: (360) 628-6262

Mieko Gray

Integration Services Strategy Manager

Phone: (360) 704-4277

Raymond Irving

AmeriCorps Program Supervisor

Phone: (360) 704-3578

Program Staff

Autumn Anderson

Workforce Development Specialist – Lewis

Phone: (360) 740-6893

Kim Baker

Workforce Development Specialist – Lead

Phone: (360) 570-4256

Hilda Bunting

Workforce Development Advisor

Phone: (360) 570-4261

Lee Childs

WS Transistion Center Team Lead – Mason

Phone: (360) 427-7028

Jeannie House

Workforce Development Specialist

Phone: (360) 570-6950

Karen Kalish

Worksource Program Supervisor

Phone: (360) 570-4279

Jordan Meyenburg

Workforce Development Specialist – Lewis

Phone: (360) 570-4267

Lauren Robbins

Workforce Development Specialist

Phone: (360) 570-6981

Andrea Thieme

Workforce Development Specialist – Mason

Phone: (360) 427-2159

Camo2Commerce Program

Lee Blackstock

Education and Training Specialist

Phone: (253) 967-0321

Marc Hannon

Workforce Development Specialist

Phone: (253) 967-0321

Mike Johnson

Project Manager

Phone: (253) 477-4754

Michael Manning

Workforce Development Specialist

Phone: (253) 477-4746

Karl Rone

Peer Outreach Manager

Phone: (360) 967-0319

Erika Schlueter

Program Assistant II

Phone: (360) 967-0319

Diana Sharp

Workforce Development Specialist

Phone: (253) 477-4763

Gracie Troncoso

Program Assistant II

Phone: (253) 477-4764