NASW-WA  Chapter Board of Directors
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Emily Tillotson, DSW, LICSW

NASW WA Chapter President 2019-2021

Emily.Tillotson@wallawalla.edu

Emily is a licensed clinical social worker with ten years of clinical experience and over ten years of experience as a social work educator in higher education. She is a longtime NASW member and has been serving on the NASW Board since 2017.

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Garrett Hebel, MSW, LICSW, SUDP

NASW WA Chapter President Elect 2020-2021

garrett.hebel@gmail.com

With a Bachelors in Social Work and Spanish from Loras College in Dubuque, IA, and a Master of Social Work from Loyola University of Chicago, Garrett moved to Seattle in 2016 when he joined Harborview Medical Center in Seattle to serve as a Mental Health Practitioner, in which he provides outpatient assessment, case management, referral, and group and individual therapy for clients with mental health and substance use disorders. Garrett holds licenses in WA as an Licensed Independent Clinical Social Worker and Substance Use Disorder Professional.

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Christine Ingersoll, MSW, LICSW, ACSW

NASW WA Chapter 1st Vice President 2020-2022

christineingersoll@comcast.net

 

Christine lives in Seattle and has a Masters in Social Work. She has been a social worker for 44 years, and the majority of my practice was in medical and hospice social work. She is currently active with the LAC and PACE committees as well as my work on the Board of Directors.

Brigitte Folz, ACSW, LICSW

NASW WA Chapter 2nd Vice President 2019-2021

gitte.folz@q.com

Brigitte Folz, LICSW has served on the NASW-WA chapter board for many years in various roles. She retired from her administrative capacity as Director of Behavioral Health at Harborview Medical Center and is currently the Treasurer of the Board of the Washington Council for Behavioral Health. She is a graduate of the UW School of SW and has been a member of NASW since 1980.

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Veronica Hinojosa, MSW, LSWAIC

NASW WA Chapter Secretary 2020-2022

verod34@gmail.com

Veronica Hinojosa has over 20 years of social work experience in the nonprofit and public service sector. She earned her BSW degree from Heritage University, Toppenish WA and an MSW degree from Eastern WA University, Cheney, WA. Veronica is the Director of Year Up Puget Sound in Seattle, WA. Veronica works for WA state Child Welfare as well as volunteering on the Board of Directors at HopeSparks (a certified mental health agency).

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Jeffery Clark, LSWAIC, SUDP, MHP

NASW WA Chapter Eastern Washington Region Representative 2020-2022

jeffery.d.clark.civ@outlook.com

Jeffery Clark lives in Spokane, Washington, and has a Master in Social Work from Eastern Washington University with an undergraduate degree in Social Science from the University of Maryland University College. He currently works in private practice focusing on trauma and attachment-related disorders in adolescents and adults. Jeffery is an Army Combat Veteran and is married with one daughter.

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Deisy Haid, MSW, LCSW

NASW WA Chapter Eastern Washington Region Representative 2019-2021

Deisy.Haid@wallawalla.edu

Deisy is the Field Education Director at Walla Walla University. She is licensed in Oregon, working on WA licensure in the near future. Her experience has been in children’s mental health, family therapy, crisis work, psychiatric residential services, juvenile justice and Wraparound services.

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Britny Hobbs, MSW

NASW WA Chapter Western Washington Region Representative 2020-2022

britd864@gmail.com

Britny is currently working towards attaining a Masters’ Degree in Social Work at Boise State University. She has worked with the Crime Victims’ Advocacy Unit and the Thurston County Prosecuting Attorney's Office. She is currently an intern with Sacred Heart Hospital and is working as a discharge planner conducting needs assessments of patients, advocate for patient’s medical needs and care, ensuring ease of transition from acute care to home or assisted care.

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Cyndy Stevenson, ACSW, LICSW, ESA

NASW WA Chapter Western Washington Region Representative 2020-2022

cyndyg@comcast.net

Forty years in the active practice field, moving between School Social Work (and specialized student services), to Medical Social Work, Hospital Management, to Corporate Consultant and Training (started my own HR Firm in Calgary, Alberta in 1985, Stevenson, King and Associates). 

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Syrene Miller

NASW WA Chapter MSW Student Representative 2020-2021

syrenemiller@gmail.com

Syrene A. Miller is currently an MSW student at Boston University. She has interned with Frontier Behavioral Health and with Leslie Camden-Goold Homeless Liaison for Central Valley School District. She is excited to serve as the MSW representative to improve student involvement, advocacy, and networking in Washington State. 

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Ernesto Cabrera

NASW WA Chapter BSW Student Representative 2020-2021

Ernesto.Cabrera@stmartin.edu

 

Ernesto Cabrera is a current student of Saint Martin’s University in the Social Work program. He has traveled all over Asia while in the military and volunteered his personal time to help raise funds for the Special Olympics in Japan. His interest to serve on the board is in the hopes to create tools and grow his knowledge and passion to work with children to create the change needed to address problems affecting the most vulnerable.

NASW-WA Chapter Executive Committee

Emily Tillotson, DSW, LICSW

NASW WA Chapter President 2019-2021

Executive Committee Member

Emily.Tillotson@wallawalla.edu

Garrett Hebel, MSW, LSWAIC, SUDP

NASW WA Chapter President Elect 2020-2021

Executive Committee Member

garrett.hebel@gmail.com

Christine Ingersoll, MSW, LICSW, ACSW

NASW WA Chapter 1st Vice President 2020-2022

Executive Committee Member

christineingersoll@comcast.net

Brigitte Folz

NASW WA Chapter 2nd Vice President 2019-2021

Executive Committee Member

gitte.folz@q.com

Veronica Hinojosa, MSW, LSWAIC

NASW WA Chapter Secretary 2020-2022

Executive Committee Member

verod34@gmail.com

Deisy Haid, MSW, LCSW

NASW WA Chapter Eastern Washington Region Representative 2019-2021

Executive Committee Member at Large

Deisy.Haid@wallawalla.edu