Alyssa Burnett Adult Life Center

Meet the Team

At Seattle Children’s Alyssa Burnett Adult Life Center, our goal is for you to lead the most fulfilling life possible. To help make that happen, our team partners with Seattle Children’s Autism Center


  • Gary A Stobbe, MD

    Gary A Stobbe, MD

    Program Director, Adult Autism Transitional Services

  • Mendy Minjarez, PHD

    Mendy Minjarez, PHD

    Executive Director, Seattle Children's Autism Center; Director, Applied Behavior Analysis Early Intervention Program

  • Kimika  Green, MSA

    Kimika Green, MSA


  • Micah  Pepper,  MPH

    Micah Pepper, MPH

    Business Operations Manager

  • Daniel  Diaz,  MT-BC

    Daniel Diaz, MT-BC

    Operations Supervisor

  • Valerie  Unger

    Valerie Unger

    Program Manager


Administrative staff

  • Hyojin Baek, billing analyst

  • Shivani Kumar, program coordinator I, intake and specialized services coordinator

  • Laura Rodrigues, program coordinator I, volunteer coordinator

  • Rainee Selby, BA, family resources advocate

  • Fallon Zollars, family services coordinator, clinical research coordinator I

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Behavioral staff

  • Ko Eun Choi, BCBA, LBA, behavior analyst

    Ko Eun Choi, BCBA, LBA, behavior analyst

  • Krista  Endel, MA, BCBA, LBA, behavior analyst

    Krista Endel, MA, BCBA, LBA, behavior analyst

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Instructing staff and classroom assistants

Our instructors are experts on the class topic and share a passion for teaching adults with developmental disabilities. Instructors work side by side with center staff to create and teach courses to meet the varying needs of the wide spectrum of adults we serve.

  • Jonathan Baker, instructor

  • Julie Banke, instructor

  • Sabrina Bates, classroom assistant II

  • Conny Bennett, classroom assistant

  • Chris Covey, classroom assistant III

  • Mikaela Henderson, classroom assistant III

  • Alex Johnston, instructor

  • Aarti Kumar, classroom assistant

  • Johnny Liporada, classroom assistant

  • Ben Moore, classroom assistant

  • Kayla Morrisey, instructor

  • Lindsey Mulberry, instructor

  • Tiana Nguyen, classroom assistant

  • Jaeda Oliver, classroom assistant

  • Jillian Penny, instructor

  • Patricia Waldrop, classroom assistant

  • John Wennberg, classroom assistant

  • Massiel Wheeler, classroom assistant

  • Mike Willen, MPS, LMHCA, AT, Art Therapist/Instructor

  • Todd Zenter, classroom assistant

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Meet Your Team

Contact Us

Call 425-482-4274 or email us to learn more or to find out if the center is a good option for you.