Meet our Vocational Team

Leadership

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Tania Scott
Director of
Vocational Services

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Tom Clark
Snohomish County
Manager

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Cara Cohn
San Juan County Manager

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Angie Ramsey, Skagit/Island County Manager

I have worked in this field since 2013 when I moved to Washington State from the Midwest.  The opportunity to support people in our communities to secure and maintain meaningful, engaging employment keeps me coming back every day with a sense of clarity and purpose. I enjoy turning community connections into job matches that benefit the people we serve as well as the businesses we support.  In my role I get to support our amazing team of Employment Specialists providing excellent vocational services in Island and Skagit Counties. In my free time you’ll find me with my husband and two young kiddos- hiking, beach-going, reading and watching movies on beautiful Whidbey Island.

Sherwood's Vocational Team

Ganelle Mullins

Ganelle Mullins, Employment Specialist Lead / ASL Interpreter (she/her)

I have been an employment specialist for about 9 years and have been with Sherwood since 2018. I work with I/DD Adults through DVR, DDA and local School Districts in Transition Programs. I look forward to locating jobs that match clients with employers for successful placement opportunities. I am very passionate about supporting both clients and employers in opportunities to further a community that promotes inclusion for all. Before becoming an Employment Specialist, I worked as a Para for various school districts supporting students that were Deaf/Hard of Hearing.

I enjoy gardening, canning, sewing, knitting, crocheting and various other crafty things. I recently started collecting antiques that are useful such as a working treadle sewing machine and am looking to acquire a Spinning Wheel for making my own yarn for knitting. I have several Pomeranians that keep things noisy and interesting as well as grandchildren. My biggest joy is my family.

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Chelsey Donaldson, Employment Specialist I
(Snohomish County)

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Tracy Gianelli, Employment Specialist I
(Skagit/Island County)

I began working with Sherwood as an Employment Specialist in March, 2021. I graduated from WWU with a degree in Therapeutic Recreation and have been working with people with differing disabilities since 2014. I have training in applied behavior analysis and am a certified recreation therapist. I love working with this population and hope to continue doing so for many years to come. Outside of work, I enjoy hiking in the mountains, spending time with loved ones, and drinking tea

Amber Klitzke

Amber Klitzke, Employment Specialist I  (she/her)
(Snohomish County)

1 year at Sherwood

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Jeremy Larson, Employment Specialist I 
(Skagit County)

 

I have worked in the Social Services since 2017 after graduating from Skagit Valley College, in Mt. Vernon. I always knew I wanted to work with and serve people within my community, and I have had many great opportunities and experience since doing so.

 

Some of those have been with Job Corps, addiction recovery and working in residential settings with at rick youth. You might say people are my business, my job is hope and giving it to others. I was given the best opportunity this July to join an amazing organization whose very mission statement is believing in abilities. That is the very embodiment of hope, and I get to believe in peoples hope for the future through their abilities. Their ability to have the best life possible through empowered employment. 

Gayle McGinnis

Gayle McGinnis, Employment Specialist I
(Snohomish County)

Gayle joined the Sherwood team as an Employment Specialist in 2017. She has a passion for helping others reach their employment goals and lead independent lives. Gayle enjoys spending time with her family, baking and traveling

Bria Rainey

Bria Rainey, Employment Specialist I
(Snohomish County)

I have been an Employment Specialist 1 for three years with Sherwood. I believe in and advocate for diversity, equity, and inclusion for people of all walks of life without discrimination. When I’m not working, I can often be found singing, playing my guitar, or working on albums with friends.

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Jolynn Rothrock, Employment Specialist I
(Island County)

I am a Graduate of UW and taught school for a short time before making Sherwood my career. I have been at Sherwood for over 30 years and making a difference and Sherwood’s mission our words I live my life by.

Kim Schaaf

Kim Schaaf, Employment Specialist I
(Island County)


It is my love of people, and my desire to help people, that makes working with Sherwood as an Employment Specialist the perfect career for me. Although I am new to living on the Island I have been a resident of Oak Harbor in my heart for years. Since my move, I have thrown myself into the community and I couldn’t be happier!

Jayde Stewart

Jayde Stewart, Employment Specialist I
(Snohomish County)

I have been a job coach for 3 years at Sherwood. I am a crafter of all sorts. I am a firm believer that everything happens for a reason. I have two kids, a fiancé, and a border collie.

Wendy St. George

Wendy St. George, Employment Specialist I
(Island County)

Joined Sherwood Community Services 2020

Associate Degree, Early Childhood Education

Bachelor of Science Degree, Education