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HSD Employee Spotlight—Mari Sugiyama

What is your role at Seattle Human Services? I’m currently the Community Safety Investments Manager in the Safe and Thriving Communities (STC) Division. I supervise a team of Sr. Grants and Contracts Specialists and a Sr. Planning and Development Specialist. Together we oversee over $20M in contracts and investments. What… [ Keep reading ]

HSD Employee Spotlight—Edwin Obras

What is your role at Seattle Human Services? I have worked in the department for 15 years. In my current position, I serve as a strategic advisor, providing budget and policy expertise in order to reach our divisional goals which ultimately serve the community. What made you want to work… [ Keep reading ]

HSD Employee Spotlight—Tara Vallimont

What is your role at Seattle Human Services? I am a Senior Youth Development Counselor with the Seattle Youth Employment Program (SYEP). My job is to support every aspect of SYEP programming: including establishing program procedures, collaborating with internal and external partners, overseeing the daily operations of SYEP, assisting with… [ Keep reading ]

HSD Employee Spotlight—Michael Mathewson

What is your role at Seattle Human Services? In my current role, I support the Youth and Family Empowerment (YFE) Division Director and the YFE leadership team. And, like many other administrative specialists, I wear a variety of different hats in supporting my team and division. This support touches on,… [ Keep reading ]

HSD Employee Spotlight—Sze Chan

What is your role at Seattle Human Services? As the Payroll Accountant, I review and process payroll adjustments (including step increases, retro pay rates, etc.). I approve and process timesheets after employees and supervisors sign off, and I update supervisor approval trees. I ensure that all my colleagues receive their… [ Keep reading ]

HSD Employee Spotlight—Tina Skilton

What is your role at Seattle Human Services? I am the supervisor of the Food & Nutrition Unit in the Youth and Family Empowerment (YFE) division. I support our team in operating USDA-funded meal programs for children and youth including the Child Care Nutrition Program that supports meal access in… [ Keep reading ]

HSD Employee Spotlight—Rachel Alder

What is your role at Seattle Human Services? As a Senior Grants & Contracts Specialist in the Aging and Disability Services (ADS) division, I hold many Medicaid contracts and several non-Medicaid contracts. What made you want to work in human services? I love humans and I am intensely curious about… [ Keep reading ]

HSD Employee Spotlight—Jeff Sakuma

What is your role at Seattle Human Services? I work in the Aging and Disability Services (ADS) division. My role, as I see it, is divided into three functions: How has your job changed in recent years? My job has changed in two main ways. There is a growing focus… [ Keep reading ]

HSD Employee Spotlight—Milica Veselinović

What is your role at Seattle Human Services? My current role at HSD is to provide policy and technical advice and support for HSD contracts units across the divisions and to support the implementation of the new contract management system and process improvements to contracting. What made you want to… [ Keep reading ]

HSD Employee Spotlight—Sucdi Mohamed

What is your role at Seattle Human Services? I am a Registered Nurse Consultant in the Aging and Disability Services division of Seattle Human Services. Aging and Disability Services provides long-term in-home services to older people and adults with disabilities in our communities in King County. As a Registered Nurse… [ Keep reading ]