Meet Our Board of Directors

Through collaboration, leadership and commitment, Roanoke Park Counseling’s Board of Directors work to strengthen and guide the agency to ensure that this unique resource of professional, affordable therapy services specialized to meet the needs of adult survivors of childhood sexual abuse remains strong and vital. 

Our board members receive an orientation to serving on our board as well as outside training in areas of their choice to expand and deepen their skills and knowledge towards their board service. Members are professionals that come from many fields including law, project management, lending, counseling, and finance. Please contact Janice Palm, Roanoke Park Counseling’s executive director, for more information.

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  • Mike Gale

    RPC board member since 2012
    University of California at San Diego, BA, Animal Physiology, 1982
    University of Kansas, MS Ed, Exercise Physiology, 1994
    DvVry University, Information Technology, BS, 2001

    Mike Gale is an Agile Coach in the IT field and brings his creativity, organizational skills and follow-through to help Roanoke Park Counseling carry out its mission in the community. As a survivor of childhood sexual abuse himself, he has a unique perspective on the issue and possesses a strong commitment to further RPC’s mission of providing for the needs of adult survivors of child sexual abuse and of raising awareness in the community.

  • Russ Hanford

    Private Practice, University of Washington
    RPC board member since 2003
    Stanford, BA, Economics, 1981
    UW, MBA, Finance/Acctg, 1986
    Emory, PhD, Clinical Psychology, 2000

    Russ Hanford came to Roanoke Park Counseling’s board looking for an opportunity to give back to his community. He uses his business training and skills in his position as treasurer. He supports RPC with his time because of the integrity and commitment of the staff and the courage and persistence of the clients RPC serves.

  • Karlla Sander

    KLS Enterprises
    RPC board member since 2015
    City University, BA, 1985

    Karlla Sander is a business consultant and bookkeeping expert for individuals and associated small businesses. She joined Roanoke Park Counseling’s Board of Directors so she can be part of the effort to ensure that this unique resource of quality professional therapy services is available to meet the needs of survivors of childhood sexual abuse.

  • Paige Hanley
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    RPC board member since 2018
    University of Washington, MBA, 2019
    Washington State University, BA, Business Administration, 2005

    Paige Hanley is a survivor and former client of Roanoke Park Counseling. Having previously supported RPC through fundraising and speaking at events, she joined the Board of Directors in order to more directly impact other survivors. She believes deeply in the type of help that RPC is able to provide and is committed to making sure it remains available to future clients.

  • Ruth Pappas
    RPC board member since 2018
    University of Washington, BA, Kinesiology, 1984
    Eastern Washington University, BS, Physical Therapy, 1990

    After practicing pediatric physical therapy for years, Ruth Pappas switched roles to stay at home mom and community volunteer. She joined Roanoke Park Counseling’s Board of Directors as she highly values their mission of providing services to adult survivors of child sexual abuse. She is honored and humbled to help support the amazing, unique services that RPC offers clients and the community.

  • Kristal McKinney
    Private Practice, Kristal McKinney Counseling and Psychotherapy Services, PLLC
    Member of Mindful Therapy Group
    RPC board member since 2018
    University of Washington, MSW, 2005
    University of Washington, BA, 1994

    Kristal McKinney is a Licensed Clinical Social Worker who is passionate about supporting individuals to whole health through voice and self-empowerment. She joined the Roanoke Park Counseling’s board to serve in its mission of helping adult survivors of childhood sexual abuse to find voice and to feel accepted, safe, and supported in their recovery.

  • SaNni Lemonidis
    Robblee, Detwiler & Black
    RPC board member since 2010
    University of Washington, BA, 2004
    Northeastern University School of Law, J.D., 2007

    SaNni Hull practices union-side labor law with a small Seattle firm that represents most of the Seattle Building Trades. She joined the Roanoke Park Counseling’s Board of Directors because she strongly believes in the critical community need for the organization's continued health and growth. SaNni's experience as an attorney brings critical analysis, legal knowledge, and zealous advocacy to RPC’s Board of Directors.

Our Administration

Our administration and staff are dedicated to Roanoke Park Counseling’s mission to end the cycle of sexual abuse through healing and community awareness. We put our mission into action through compassionate, respectful, and effective service to our clients and to the community.

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Meet Our Therapists

Therapists at Roanoke Park Counseling bring special training and experience to understanding the experience of survivors and the profound life effects of sexual abuse in childhood.

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