UW School of Social Work Research Commons

4101 15th Avenue NE
Seattle, WA 98105-6299

Main Phone: 206-685-2180
Fax: 206-685-7647

Charlene Clark

Charlene Clark


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Charlene will be taking over the travel arrangements for Alliance staff, managing the SSW Alliance space, managing the statewide procard purchases, and providing assistance to the Leadership team. Charlene comes to the Alliance as a seasoned University of Washington staff person with experience in several departments including a recent temporary assignment with the SSW human resources section.

Andrew Torkelson

Andrew Torkelson


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Andrew assists with day-to-day upkeep of the course catalog and maintains the Alliance site content.

Nathan Fowler

Nathan Fowler


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Nathan Fowler has more than ten years of experience working in digital education and online learning. He's worked as a content author, instructional designer, production manager, and marketing writer for a variety of online educational companies that aim to appeal to learners of all styles.

Nathan has a passion for creating content that keeps the learner engaged through purposeful interactivity and strong visual design. He received his BA in English from the University of Washington. When he's not working, he enjoys writing fiction, especially books for young readers

Marny Lombard

Marny Lombard


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Marny leads Washington higher education suicide prevention task force and manages organizational needs for the June 2016 higher ed conference. Since losing her college-age son to suicide, Marny has worked tirelessly for suicide prevention and depression awareness. She received Forefront’s 2015 Tina Orwell Public Service Award for her service to Forefront, Zero Suicide in Eastern Washington and related efforts.

Shira Rosen

Shira Rosen


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Formerly the executive director of Communities in Schools in Seattle, Shira joins the Forefront team with extensive school experience. She also brings a keen knowledge of fundraising, budgeting, and personnel management to her new role managing the education programs.