Our staff

 

Alissa Haslam, Executive Director

ahaslam@winwinaction.org

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.

Elsa Batres-Boni, Program Manager

ebatresboni@winwinaction.org

Elsa was born and raised in Mexico City. Her training as a community organizer and educator began right after college while working on popular education in Mexico and her passion for organizing has continued throughout her career.

She has organized with immigrant communities with OneAmerica around the 2010Census, redistricting, andimmigration reform, while building local leadership. With the Social Justice Fund, she worked with their donor organizing grant projects in the northwest region. And most recently she has worked with the Seattle Office of Immigrant and Refugee Affairs as a consultant for programs such as Seattle Votes and New Citizens Mega workshops, building broad community trust in OIRA through ethnic media outreach, capacity building with small nonprofits, and harnessing the enthusiasm of hundreds of volunteers. Elsa is currently managing the 2020 census program  for Win/Win action network.

Elsa brings many years of rich personal and professional organizing experience with different communities in Seattle and Washington state, and has dedicated her career to fighting for social justice.Elsa believes that the only way to social change and political power is through genuine community engagement. When not at work, you can find Elsa and her daughter hanging out at Amistad school or with their Families of Color Seattle community.

Cara Bilodeau, Associate Director

 cbilodeau@winwinaction.org

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

 ccb@winwinaction.org

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

letta@wademocracyhub.org

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

sshsia@winwinaction.org

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.

Alicia Radford, Office Administrator

aradford@winwinaction.org

Alicia is Win|Win’s part-time Office Administrator. She is also a part-time Operations Consultant and Bookkeeper for Advocate Accounting. Alicia believes that we can’t change systems without decolonizing the institutional practices and policies of our own organizations. Before coming to Win|Win, Alicia served as the Operations Manager for Progress Alliance of Washington and as the founding Chief Operating Officer of US Quidditch, a real-life nonprofit sports league that advances gender inclusivity in sports. Alicia has a certificate in nonprofit management from the University of Washington and a background in writing and graphic design. Outside of the office, Alicia is a circus artist. She recently completed a nine-month pre-professional performance program at The Circus Project in Portland and is starting her own contemporary circus company. Her favorite apparatus is rope, and current projects include learning four-ball juggling and devising a full-length show with five other excellent artists.

Katie Stultz, Political Manager

kstultz@winwinaction.org

Katie Stultz joined Win/Win in April 2018 as the Political Manager, where she is responsible for organizing our non-profit partners and political allies around shared electoral and community organizing campaigns.  Katie brings years of experience with youth leadership development, social justice activism, and campaign organizing. Katie first met Win/Win at a 2012 Youth Vote organizing meeting as a senior at UW. She worked as the Campus Program Manager and Program Director of The Washington Bus through 2016 and most recently worked as a substitute teacher in her hometown of Federal Way and the staff advisor for the student programming board at UW-Bothell.  Katie is also an active member of Plymouth Church UCC in downtown Seattle, where she leads the weekly high school program focused on social and racial justice education, dismantling white privilege, and youth development. Outside of organizing, you can most likely find Katie talking about her love for dancing, Harry Potter Trivia, Federal Way, and Glee.

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