“The way to achieve your own success is to be willing to help somebody else get it first.” – Iyanla Vanzant

 

Executive Directors

Marlene Mejia Weiss, Executive Director of Outreach

Marlene is Parent Matchmaker, Baby Whisperer, and Outreach/Engagement Lead of The Inc. She can be found walking around The Inc. Green Lake checking in on members and listening to their needs (both parents and children) in-between meetings with team members, strategic partners, media, and community supporters.   

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Sarah Beaumont Hines, Executive Director of Operations

Sarah is Chief Plant Lady, Systems Slayer, and Operations Lead of The Inc. As the “Wizard Behind The Curtain,” Sarah can be found in a quiet corner at both Inc. spaces fixing an operational issue or creating a more inspired space to help our Inc. members feel more productive.

 

Community Cultivators

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Erin Kelly, The Inc. Green Lake's Community Cultivator

Erin is Seattle's Go-To Nanny Guru and The Inc. Green Lake's onsite Community Cultivator. She manages the day-to-day administrative duties of the space such as handling all inquiries, tours, member onboarding; supporting online and onsite member experience; and facilitating day-to-day Inc. GL community cultivation.

 

Playschool TEAM

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Miriam Yoon, Playschool Program Co-Manager

Miriam has a BS in Child Development and MA in Education and has worked in teaching environments all across the spectrum including childcare, contained special education, inclusion model classrooms, and therapeutic programs. Follow Miriam and her creative early learning crafts and adventures with her littles on Instagram @cardboardschoolhouse.

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Jessica Lord, Playschool Program Co-Manager

Teacher Jessica is the co-manager of the Playschool Program with Teacher Miriam where they support the lead teachers at Green Lake and West Seattle. Jessica brings over 15 years in early childhood education experience and has worked in and around North Seattle teaching in a variety of settings such as Nurturing Pathways, Creative Dance, and Roaring Mouse Art Studio. Jessica is excited to support the Playschool team in developing a flexible everyday program that is equal parts playful, reflective, and community-based. 

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Danielle Day-Beddard, Green Lake Toddler Room Caregiver

Teacher Danielle leads The Inc. Green Lake's toddler room for children who are steady walkers up to 2.5 years old. Danielle brings to the role her M.Ed. in Exceptional Student Education and Graduate Certificates in Autism and Behavior Therapy, as well as a wealth of experience and passion for helping toddlers engage with their environment and peers in a safe and fun way.