Our Board of Directors guides and drives the work of Northwest Youth Services.  We are incredibly appreciative of their passion and work. 

Are you interested in learning more about Board service? Give us a call at (360) 734-9862.

philosophy of service

  • We believe that all children and youth deserve a safe, nurturing environment.

  • We believe that adolescence is an important time of transition, and that youth need and deserve compassion, encouragement, and support.

  • We believe that children and youth should be recognized and valued as a vital part of our community.

  • We believe change is needed within society to create a safe and healthy environment for children and youth.

Hollie Brown

Board Secretary

Peoples Bank,

VP, Marketing Director

Candy Galindo

Board President

City of Mount Vernon,

Production, TV10/TV26

Walter Hudsick

Board Treasurer

Bellingham Technical College,

Interim President and
Chief Academic Officer

Alex Bruner

Board Member



Nicole Hemenway Bratz

Board Member


Head of Product

Amy Kendi

Board Member

Western Washington University, 


Andy Dugan

Board Member


Daija Heyward

Board Member

Western Washington University, 


Lori Nichols

Board Member

Engaged Citizen,

City of Bellingham

Jodi Wallace

Board Vice President

Engaged Citizen, 
City of Bellingham


108 Prospect Street
Bellingham, WA 98225

(360) 734-9862

2021 E College Way Suite 216

Mount Vernon, WA 98273

(360) 336-1988

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