Executive Board

Katie Robertson
Founder & Director

Katie is a graduate from the University of Washington and Seattle native who has devoted the current season of her life to speaking, mentoring and serving in her community. She has been involved in Young Life as a leader and mentor for over 30 years. Read More

Kathleen Cummins
Anchor Chair

Kathleen Cummins, our Anchor chair, is a wife, a mother and a Sr. Vice President at Morgan Stanley Wealth Management. Kathleen is a frequent speaker on faith, finance and giving.Read More

Carla Vail
Board Member

After a full-time career in product development, branding, and retail forecasting, Carla shifted her focus and began to share her expertise with the non-profit sector. Read More

Jodi Brown
Board Member

God calls us to walk alongside others as He has walked alongside of us. The Anchor has been that place where God has blessed Jodi with new friends, that place where listening and sharing encouragement occurs, and that place where celebrating others with warm hospitality is inviting to all. Read More

Nancy Buffalow
Board Member, Treasurer

Nancy Buffalow spent most of her CPA career working in public accounting firms and large corporations. In recent years, she has contributed in the nonprofit sector.

Nancy completed a University of Washington Nonprofit Management Certificate program and was the board treasurer and rebrand committee chair for a Seattle education-focused nonprofit organization.

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Debra Custer
Board Member

Debbie was born in Albuquerque, New Mexico and has been a Christ Follower since age 14. She has served on boards and committees at Camel Back Bible Church in Phoenix, AZ, Community Christian Fellowship in Edmonds, WA, and Bethany Community Church in Seattle, WA. Read More

Jenny Fronsman
Board Member

Jenny lives with her husband in Lake Stevens and co-directs the local Anchor gathering. She is actively involved with the Young Life community, having served as a high school leader and committee member. Jenny graduated with a degree from Trinity Western University and works in the physical therapy field at ProAction PT, a local faith forward clinic. Read More

Adele LaCombe
Board Member

Adele has been married to Kevin LaCombe for twenty-seven years. They live in Gig Harbor, Washington and have three children; Cameron (22), Madeleine (20) Isaiah (15).

Adele works for Debbie Macomber Inc as CEO. Read More

Dr. Leslie Parrott
Board Member Emeritus

Dr. Leslie Parrott is a #1 New York Times bestselling author and was named by Christianity Today as one of the fifty women to watch for her work in shaping the church and culture. Read More

Kristie Ratzlaff
Board Member

Kristie Ratzlaff loves telling people how God has transformed her life. She worked for 15 years at Nordstrom in stock, sales, public relations and training.

Kristie is a full time volunteer for Community Bible study, as children’s teacher, core leader and Prayer Chair. Read More

Marilyn Smith
Board Member

Marilyn is impassioned about sharing Jesus to those she encounters every day and abroad. She has over 35 years of philanthropic and board work and has spent countless hours working with  Northwest Medical Teams Inc (later to become Medical Teams  Int.). Read More

Kelly Wotherspoon
Board Member

Kelly lives in Sammamish where she and her husband, Bruce have raised three now grown children. As a University of Washington graduate in Communications and Broadcast Journalism, Kelly worked in TV and video production and corporate communications. Read More

Christine Joy Zorn
Board Member

Christine Joy Sturton was born in Torquay, Devon, England.  Joy earned a sociology degree from the University of Washington, graduating Phi Beta Kappa. During those years, she met her future husband and became Mrs. Jim Zorn. Over the next eight years, they were blessed with four children — three daughters and a son. Read More

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