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Seattle Works Staff


Amanda Brown
Director of Operations
Amanda has worked in nonprofit programs and operations at a variety of Seattle organizations. Originally from Pennsylvania, she moved to Seattle for an AmeriCorps position with City Year after graduating from Davidson College in North Carolina. She has worked at the YMCA, the Washington Bus, and most recently for the Academy for Precision Learning. She received her MPA from the Evans School at the University of Washington. In addition to analyzing P&L statements, Amanda enjoys cooking, crosswords, reading, and yoga.
You can reach Amanda by emailing - amanda[at]seattleworks[org]

LaTashia Treise
Program Manager, Leadership Development
LaTashia has over 10 years of experience working with non-profits and individuals of various ages, socio-economic status, and cultural backgrounds. LaTashia grew up in a rural town in Iowa where she obtained her Bachelor’s Degree from Buena Vista University in Psychology, Human Services, and a minor in sociology. After graduating, she worked at a local youth shelter working with families and teens teaching behavioral health skills. LaTashia also taught Zumba, performed in theater shows, and volunteered in the community including clean up, community events, and mentoring at-risk youth. Email LaTashia for all things volunteer leadership, undoing institutional racism, and maintaining a positive attitude wherever you go! 
You can reach LaTashia by emailing - laTashia[at]seattleworks[org]

Ben Reuler
Executive Director

Licensed Social Worker turned nonprofit executive. Proud graduate of the University of Puget Sound, and University of Chicago’s School of Social Service Administration. Formerly Executive Director of LIFT-Chicago. Loves clam chowder, his family, and Namibia. Volunteer youth basketball coach for the legendary Platypi squad of Seattle Parks & Rec. Email Ben for questions about the bright future of volunteerism in Seattle, civic engagement, and how nonprofits can and must actively dismantle racism in our organizations. You can reach Ben by emailing - benr[at]seattleworks[dot]org