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, director, Adult Transition Services, Seattle Children’s Autism Center
    • Debra Gumbardo, MS, RN, chief, Seattle Children’s Psychosocial Services
    • Erin Easley, LICSW, administrative director, Seattle Children’s Autism Center and Alyssa Burnett Adult Life Center
    • Eric Boelter, PhD, BCBA-D, clinical supervisor, Seattle Children’s Biobehavioral Program
    • Tammy Mitchel, program director, Alyssa Burnett Adult Life Center
    • Jessica Romero, CTRS/R, program manager
    • Whitney Ferguson, CTRS/R, volunteer coordinator
    • Valerie Unger, administrative assistant for registration, billing and attendance
    • Brittany Lewis, intake coordinator

    Behavioral staff

    • Greg Breznican, MS, BCBA, LBA, CMHS, behavioral mental health specialist

  • 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. 


    • Julie Banke
    • Melanie Cates
    • Maggie Dell
    • Dan Diaz, MT-BC, music therapist
    • Jillian Penny
    • Kayla Morrisey
    • Michael Pham
    • Ellen Ruby, MT-BC, music therapist
    • James Schmidt
    • Mike Willen, MPS, LMHCA, AT, art therapist

    Classroom assistants

    • Kayla Choi
    • Esther Gonzales
    • Mikaela Henderson, RBT
    • Alex Johnston
    • Angela Maccarone

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.