Brian ZongolowiczSenior Data Officer
Brian joined the Satterberg Foundation in August 2014 as a Program Officer. Prior to Satterberg, he gained philanthropy experience through working for Philanthropy Northwest, the Seattle Foundation, and the Northwestern Mutual Foundation.
Brian received his bachelor’s degree in history from Marquette University and Master of Public Administration from the University of Washington.
To contact Brian, email BrianZ (AT) Satterberg (DOT) org
C'Ardiss "CC" Gardner GleserDirector of Programs and Strategic Initiatives
CC comes to the Satterberg Foundation as the first Director of Programs and Strategic Initiatives. CC has spent her time working with nonprofits focused on equity and changing educational outcomes for underserved children; she previously worked at Rainier Scholars and TAF (Technology Access Foundation). Prior to working in the nonprofit sector, CC spent many years working in software as an engineer and project manager for GE Healthcare (formerly PHAMIS, Inc.). She is very involved in her community, both locally and nationally. She currently serves on the boards of Andrus Family Fund, Charlotte Martin Foundation, Philanthropy Northwest, and The Bush School. She previously served as the National President of the Yale Black Alumni Association and on Yale’s Board of Governors.
CC received her bachelor’s degree in African American Studies from Yale University, and an M.Ed. in Education Administration from Seattle University.
To contact CC, email CCG (AT) Satterberg (DOT) org
Caroline MiceliDirector of Operations and Special Interest Grants
Caroline joined the Satterberg Foundation in 2014 as a Program Officer. Prior to joining the Satterberg Foundation, Caroline worked with the Medina Foundation in Seattle, the Yellowstone Park Foundation in Bozeman, Montana, and also with the Clinton Foundation in New York. Before switching to a career in the nonprofit sector, Caroline previously worked in the international automotive industry with BMW in Germany, China, and New York and with Toyota at their North American headquarters.
Caroline holds a master’s degree from Columbia University in Management and International Affairs. She completed her undergraduate degree in Politics and International Relations at Scripps College, The Claremont Colleges.
To contact Caroline, email CarolineM (AT) Satterberg (DOT) org
Juliet LeProgram Officer
Juliet joined the Satterberg Foundation in June 2018 as a Program Manager. She has gained philanthropic and non-profit experience at organizations both locally and internationally. Prior to joining Satterberg, Juliet worked at Social Venture Partners, Medic One Foundation, and the Institute of Social and Medical Studies (ISMS).
She co-chairs the Seattle chapter’s Asian Americans/Pacific Islanders in Philanthropy (AAPIP) and Emerging Practitioners in Philanthropy (EPIP), and serves on the board of Kandelia (FKA Vietnamese Friendship Association) based in Seattle, WA. She also organizes with the Asian Pacific Islanders Cultural Awareness Group (APICAG) at the Monroe Prison in Washington State.
Juliet attended Seattle University’s Alber’s School of Business and Economics and received a bachelor’s degree in International Business and Economics.
To contact Juliet, email JulietL (AT) Satterberg (DOT) org
LaShanda RobertsonProgram Manager
LaShanda joined The Satterberg Foundation in April 2021 as the Program Manager. Prior to Satterberg, LaShanda worked at Puget Sound Educational Service District in the office of Learning, Teaching and Family Support and six years providing support in the Kent school district. LaShanda also worked for Seattle school district, University Prep, University of Washington and Seattle University. She brings 20 plus years of administrative experience from corporate to K-Post-secondary and we are happy to have her aboard.
LaShanda is passionate about programs that are focused at improving the lives of young people. She currently volunteers with the Y.E.L.L. (Young Educated Ladies Leading) Female Summit and the Black and Brown Male Summit, held yearly at Highline Community College. She is also a volunteer at Community Passageways; a non-profit organization in Seattle. She is dedicated to giving back to her community and making a difference.
LaShanda earned a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration from University of Phoenix.
To contact LaShanda, email LaShandaR (AT) Satterberg (DOT) org
Monserrat PadillaProgram Officer
Monserrat joined the Satterberg Foundation in July 2021 as a Program Officer. Prior to joining Satterberg, Monserrat was the Director of the Washington Immigrant Solidarity Network; a multiracial, multilingual, and multi-faith statewide coalition that came together due to the 2016 elections to protect immigrant rights.
Monserrat has worked at the state and national level for over 12 years building the capacity of grassroots organizations through programs and advocacy campaigns to foster community development for LGBTQ+, immigrants, and people of color. Under COVID19, Monserrat mustered state policy wins that brought economic relief for Washington state undocumented immigrant residents that provided direct cash assistance, legal support, and access to healthcare.
Monserrat grew up undocumented in the United State since the age of two and is a beneficiary of Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA), an executive program under the Obama Administration which she helped shaped blueprint policy for.
To contact Monserrat, email MonserratP (AT) Satterberg (DOT) org
Rosa PeraltaSenior Program Officer for Equity Impact
Rosa joined the Satterberg Foundation in July 2020 as a Program Officer/Consultant. Prior to joining the Satterberg Foundation, Rosa worked in the fields of civil rights, juvenile justice, education and healthcare. Her non-profit work focused on developing tools and standards to improve and increase collaboration among public institutions, nonprofit organizations and foundations to promote programs and systems that protect and advance the rights of youth and people of color.
Rosa volunteers her time at several nonprofits and serves on the boards of TeamChild and the Latinx Health Board. She was appointed by Governor Inslee to serve on the Board of Trustees for Seattle Colleges.
Rosa came to Washington as an undocumented farm worker from Mexico and has lived in Seattle for more than 20 years. Rosa holds sociology degrees from Whitman College (BA) and the University of Michigan (MA) where she is a PhD candidate (ABD).
To contact Rosa, email RosaP (AT) Satterberg (DOT) org
Sarah WalczykExecutive Director
Sarah joined the Satterberg Foundation in 2013, after serving for over fourteen years in nonprofit management and fundraising leadership roles in the Seattle area. Prior to joining the Satterberg Foundation, Sarah worked at Science and Management of Addictions, Powerful Voices, YouthCare and the Seattle Art Museum.
Sarah holds a BA from the Evergreen State College.
To contact Sarah, email SarahW (AT) Satterberg (DOT) org
Zahyr LaurenProgram Officer
Zahyr Lauren (they/them) joined the Satterberg Foundation in June 2021 as a Program Officer. Prior to Satterberg, Zahyr served as a Program Manager for the Resilient Communities team at King County, and a Strategic Advisor for the Seattle Office for Civil Rights. They are building a meditative artistic practice that illuminates the humanstory of communities impacted by systemic racism and injustice.
Zahyr, also known as The Artist L.Haz, is the youngest of four siblings from San Jose, California. They come from a powerful, Southern Black Matriarchy that migrated from Oklahoma and Mississippi to California with nothing, and made something for generations to come. In recognition of this legacy, Zahyr is committed to being accountable as an artist, servant leader, and conduit for equitable distribution of resources at the Satterberg Foundation.
Zahyr received their J.D. from Northeastern University School of Law, and was admitted to the New York State Bar in 2015.
To contact Zahyr, email ZahyrL (AT) Satterberg (DOT) org