Off-Campus

Kate German

Kate German


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Kate German is the Conference and Event Planning Specialist at the Alliance. Kate is in charge of planning and running conferences and events both remote and in person while also creating common practices for the planning process.

Kate got her BA honors degree in Acting from the University of Essex in the UK, before transitioning to producing in New York and then event planning here in Seattle. She has always been driven in her work to be able to have an impact on the community.

Maribel Welch

Maribel Welch


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Maribel completed her Early Childhood degree at Wenatchee Valley College in 2000. In 2012, she went back to school at Eastern Washington University through the CWTAP program and completed her Master’s degree in social work.   

Prior to coming to The Alliance, Maribel worked for the Department of Children, Youth, and Families for 16 years. She worked in various programs within DCYF that included, FTDM facilitator, FVS, FRS, and CFWS.  

Brooke Martin

Brooke Martin


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Brooke Martin began her work with the Alliance as a Development and Facilitation Specialist in 2021. She comes to this work bringing a wealth of experience after 23 years as a Child Protective Services investigator, serving Washington state families and those in the Walla Walla region.

Miriam Sosa

Miriam Sosa


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Miriam Sosa is a data wrangler and information manager, helping share data across the Alliance and capture the essential work done for children and families in the state of Washington. She also works to clean, analyze, and visualize data to monitor key performance indicators.

Dilek Bulut

Dilek Bulut


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Dilek is a design professional with a wide range of experience in eLearning development and instructional design. For over 15 years, she has worked with various organizations, including non-profits, where she designed interactivities, animations, instructional videos and illustrations for eLearnings. She is a firm believer in the power of user experience design to create the best learning experience.

In her spare time, she likes to watch scary movies and occasionally dabbles in sewing and crocheting.