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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. In 2023, she was honored by the Puget Sound Business Journal as one of the Top 40 Leaders Under 40 in the Puget Sound Region.

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 Communications & Development

Bernadette has been working with HERO House NW since December 2021, and brings over 15 years experience in nonprofit development 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 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, music, and spending time with her family and friends.

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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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Quinn Russell

Employment Coordinator

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Masar Hassoun

Clubhouse Rehabilitation Associate I

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Sarah Conlon

Housing  Director

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Sarah Meckes

Clubhouse Rehabilitation Associate I

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Ashlee Davis

Clubhouse Rehabilitation Associate I

Ayanna Stewart

Clubhouse Rehabilitation Associate I

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Keenan Solomon

Program Director

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Sylvester Jung

Clubhouse Rehabilitation Associate I

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Max Duvall

Clubhouse Rehabilitation Associate I

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Gretchen Hawkins

Program Director

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.

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Daniel Frost

Clubhouse Rehabilitation Associate I

Dan joined the Seattle Clubhouse in April 2023 as a Generalist after receiving his BA in Psychology from Western Washington University. He is very happy to be part of such a close-knit community. He values creating positive self-regard, making connections, and helping people build confidence as they learn new skills. In his free time, he enjoys following the Mariners, listening to and playing music, going to trivia nights, and hiking in most if not all weather.

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Lucas Herrig

Clubhouse Rehabilitation Associate I

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