Our staff


Alissa Haslam, Executive Director


Alissa Haslam joined Win/Win as its new Executive Director in August 2015. She has an extensive history in community organizing, organizational development, leadership development, program management and coalition building. In her five years at Progress Alliance, and also in her previous position at NARAL Pro-Choice Washington, Alissa has been a close collaborator with Win/Win, working together on democracy reform, civic engagement, organizational development, and connecting Win/Win with new funding partners. She is passionate about collaboration, equity, developing leaders, and the broadest possible civic participation as the key to political change.

Cara Bilodeau, Associate Director


Cara Bilodeau is the Associate Director at Win/Win, where she is responsible for overseeing Win/Win’s program efforts with our partner organizations. Cara has nearly 15 years of experience in civic engagement, empowering activists, issues advocacy and communications. Her strengths are in building alliances and coalitions, community organizing, leadership development, and campaign management. Cara’s depth of knowledge is in voting rights, women’s health, economic security, civil rights and education.

Cara’s passion for civics and social justice started at an early age. As a kid growing up in Portland, Maine Cara continually sent letters to the President when she felt strongly about an issue. Over the years she gathered quite the collection of form letters and Presidential head shots.

Chris Castañeda-Barajas, Data & Targeting Director


Chris Castañeda-Barajas joined Win/Win in January, 2018 as the Data & Targeting Director where he is responsible for helping the Win/Win network make strategic, data-driven decisions about voter outreach and engagement. Chris brings to Win/Win a wide range of expertise and experience using data and technology for civic engagement work. He has over a decade of experience in the non-profit advocacy world, most recently serving as a web developer for United Way of King County. Before that, he was the Online Director for Fuse Washington. Chris also brings to his work a strong commitment to anti-racism and racial equity. He started his career as one of the early organizers of the Tyree Scott Freedom School in Seattle as well as a youth trainer-in-training for the People’s Institute for Survival and Beyond.

Liz Dupee, Director – Washington Democracy Hub


Liz Dupee is the Washington Democracy Hub Director, a fiscally sponsored project of Win/Win Network. At the Hub, she is responsible for creating and implementing a long-term movement agenda for democracy reform through strategic planning and community engagement. Liz has a B.A. in African American Studies from Western Illinois University and a J.D. from Seattle University School of Law. Before joining the Democracy Hub, Liz Dupee directed the Tenants Union of Washington State; a nonprofit focused on housing justice through empowerment-based education, civic participation, and community organizing. She currently serves as Treasurer on the Tenants Union Board of Directors. She is also a member of the Fix Democracy First Board of Directors. Liz is an avid egalitarian, cares deeply about improving our social safety net, and is becoming a better and more intersectional environmentalist every day.


Shin Shin Hsia, Operations Director


Shin Shin Hsia is passionate about shifting the culture of mainstream movements and redefining what it means to be a leader.

Before coming to Win/Win she worked in campaign management, leadership development, corps programming, fair trade, international programs & exchange and primate ecology. She is a Senior Fellow of the Environmental Leadership Program, a graduate of United Way of King County’s Project LEAD (Leadership Effectiveness and Diversity) board training program, a graduate of the Center for Diversity & the Environment’s 2042 Today & E42 Leadership Programs, a Congress-Bundestag Youth Exchange for Young Professionals Fellow and a published primatologist.

Shin Shin spends her time outside of the office serving on the board of the Washington Environmental Council, geeking out about organizational development and eating spicy fried chicken at Fort St. George.

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