Justin has over a decade of experience as a technical project manager in software development and IT. He was also an English professor and administrator at multiple colleges and universities. He has a Masters in Fine Arts in Creative Writing from Eastern Washington University, and undergraduate degrees and technical certifications from Bellevue College and The Evergreen State College.
Aimee holds bachelor’s and master’s degrees in social work and has spent the past decade working in child welfare.
Aimee’s passion for supporting caregivers began during her time as a DCYF social worker and then as a consultant for DCYF. Most recently, Aimee enjoyed a long tenure as a foster home licensor for a private agency in Spokane, which resettles and supports refugee children across the world in local, loving families. Aimee also comes to CaRES with personal experience as a kindship caregiver for her teenage nephew.