Rowena Harper               Executive Director              Rowena graduated from the UW in Editorial Journalism and has worked in the non-profit community for over 20 years. She feels honored to work with such gifted and loving individuals in the journey to support Seattle's most vulnerable.  She enjoys doing anything with her husband and three boys, yummy food and coffee every day. 

               Rowena Harper
              
Executive Director             

Rowena graduated from the UW in Editorial Journalism and has worked in the non-profit community for over 20 years. She feels honored to work with such gifted and loving individuals in the journey to support Seattle's most vulnerable.  She enjoys doing anything with her husband and three boys, yummy food and coffee every day. 

                Kate Phillips              Program Director A graduate of Whitworth University, Kate holds a Masters in Education/School Counseling.  At SYM she is gifted at working alongside young people, connecting with community partners and supporting staff. Outside of work she loves being in the outdoors with loved ones, and spends more time that she probably should knitting!

                Kate Phillips
             Program Director

A graduate of Whitworth University, Kate holds a Masters in Education/School Counseling.  At SYM she is gifted at working alongside young people, connecting with community partners and supporting staff. Outside of work she loves being in the outdoors with loved ones, and spends more time that she probably should knitting!

                 Emily Bunch Life Skills & Activities Coordinator A recent grad of the UW (Go Huskies!), Emily has a degree in Psychology and has been both a volunteer and intern with SYM before becoming our life skills and activities queen! Her compassion and love for youth is evident as she engages with them.  She enjoys playing sports (especially soccer) and exploring new places.

                 Emily Bunch
Life Skills & Activities Coordinator

A recent grad of the UW (Go Huskies!), Emily has a degree in Psychology and has been both a volunteer and intern with SYM before becoming our life skills and activities queen! Her compassion and love for youth is evident as she engages with them.  She enjoys playing sports (especially soccer) and exploring new places.


                    Emma Fix                  Case Manager Emma is an SPU grad with a degree in Psychology. Prior to working as Case Manager, she filled many crucial roles as an intern for SYM. She loves offering space for youth to experience REAL change and being part of getting them to the next chapter.  She enjoys good food, time spent with family and friends and a good cup of coffee.  

                    Emma Fix
                 
Case Manager

Emma is an SPU grad with a degree in Psychology. Prior to working as Case Manager, she filled many crucial roles as an intern for SYM. She loves offering space for youth to experience REAL change and being part of getting them to the next chapter.  She enjoys good food, time spent with family and friends and a good cup of coffee.

 

              Kaylyn Springer   Volunteer & Development Intern A graduate from Seattle Pacific University in Psychology, Kaylyn looks forward to opportunities to help youth build healthy community and to be part of SYM’s relational approach.  She enjoys running, playing guitar and writing music, and thinks Honey Bunches of Oats is one of God’s greatest gifts to mankind.    

              Kaylyn Springer
  Volunteer & Development Intern

A graduate from Seattle Pacific University in Psychology, Kaylyn looks forward to opportunities to help youth build healthy community and to be part of SYM’s relational approach.  She enjoys running, playing guitar and writing music, and thinks Honey Bunches of Oats is one of God’s greatest gifts to mankind.

 

 

                  Haley Balbi                Program Intern Haley holds a B.A. in Individual & Family Development from Seattle Pacific University.  At SYM, she hopes to give others the time and care that they deserve no matter what their situation may be. In addition to loving coffee and ice cream (who doesn't?), Haley enjoys being outdoors, spending time with friends and family and capturing these great moments with pictures.

                  Haley Balbi
               Program Intern

Haley holds a B.A. in Individual & Family Development from Seattle Pacific University.  At SYM, she hopes to give others the time and care that they deserve no matter what their situation may be. In addition to loving coffee and ice cream (who doesn't?), Haley enjoys being outdoors, spending time with friends and family and capturing these great moments with pictures.