HERO House NW Staff

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Kailey Fiedler-Gohlke

Chief Executive Officer

Kailey Fiedler-Gohlke, MA, CRC is the Chief Executive Officer of HERO House NW, a nonprofit organization located in Washington State. HERO House NW uses the psychiatric rehabilitation model of Clubhouse to provide social practice for adults living with mental illness. Ms. Gohlke has been with the organization since 2012. She graduated in 2008 from the University of Washington with a Bachelor’s degree in Sociology and International Studies. In 2010, she earned her Master’s degree in Rehabilitation Counseling from Western Washington University and is currently working on her Doctorate in Organizational Development at Grand Canyon University. Under her leadership, HERO House NW has expanded across the state of Washington and has been a staunch advocate for increasing funding for behavioral health services. In 2020, she became the subject matter expert on Clubhouse for the State of Washington's Health Care Authority and has been key in starting up over 11 more Clubhouses across the state. She also serves on the Faculty for Clubhouse Development of Clubhouse International, traveling throughout the world to review Clubhouses to determine their accreditation status. She also is on the Advisory Board for Western Washington University's Rehabilitation Counseling program and has been appointed and serves on the MIDD Advisory Board of King County. Ms. Gohlke enjoys traveling the world with her husband and when they are not abroad, they enjoy time at home in Seattle, WA with their beloved feline, Ella.

Michael Brown

Chief Program Officer

Michael has been working at the organization since 2016. He has a Masters and an undergraduate degree in Psychology. Recently, Michael joined the faculty of Clubhouse International and became a Community Partner Work Incentives Counselor to assist our membership in navigating various public benefits. Michael currently resides in Covington with his wife and their two children.

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Isabelle Kalisa

Director of Community Partnerships

Isabelle has been working at the Clubhouse since March of 2014. She has a Masters and an undergraduate Degree in Business Administration and is a certified benefit planner. She is passionate about working with individuals who are living with mental illness.

Bernadette Jacobs

Director of Digital Engagement & Communications

Bernadette has been working with HERO House NW since December 2021, and brings over 15 years experience in nonprofit and communications experience. She is passionate about helping people and nonprofits through storytelling as a lever for change. Her degree in Society, Ethics and Human Behavior from UW spurred a life-long interest in social research, psychology, and learning. Bernadette's professional experience has been shaped by her proximity to social justice and legislative work, where she has come to understand that the people closest to the problems are best suited to find the solutions. In her spare time, she enjoys tennis, making skincare products, studying physics and spending time with her children and grandchildren. 

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Olga Yarmoshik

Program Director

Olga started her Clubhouse journey at Vincent House (Pinellas Park, FL ) after receiving her BS in Psychology from WSU. She has been working for the Clubhouse since March of 2006. Olga loves the clubhouse model and can’t imagine a more wonderful place to be a part of!

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Sarah Conlon

Mental Health Employment Associate I

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Masar Hassoun

Clubhouse Rehabilitation Associate I

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Erin Carter

Employment Director

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Noah Kollagger

Clubhouse Rehabilitation Associate I

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Susan Wong

Clubhouse Rehabilitation Associate I

Everett Clubhouse
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Keenan Solomon

Program Director

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Abenie Adams

Clubhouse Rehabilitation Associate III

Abenie Adams is working at Everett Clubhouse as a Generalist. She went to school at the University of Northern Colorado and graduated with a Bachelor’s in Psychology with an emphasis in Behavioral Science. She recently moved from Greeley, CO and worked at Frontier Clubhouse as an Employment Specialist/Generalist. She loves being a part of the Clubhouse community where relationships matter, teamwork is encouraged, and strength based skills are a must. Abenie loves spending time with her friends/family, hiking, photography, tea and food. She also won’t turn down any opportunity to pet a friendly cat.

Rodney Scheuffele

Clubhouse Rehabilitation Associate I

Seattle Clubhouse
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Gretchen Hawkins

Program Director

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Clubhouse Rehabilitation Associate

Gretchen’s nickname at Seattle Clubhouse is “Soul Momma.” She lives and breathes calm transformation through nurturing side by side work in the Clubhouse. With a rare mix of strong character, while putting people at ease with unconditional positive regard, Gretchen is the perfect fit for Program Director at Seattle Clubhouse. Gretchen is also known for her good taste and appreciation for the little things that make our Clubhouse beautiful.