Staff Profiles

Matt Carlson 1

Matt started as a Job Coach with Kulshan in 1989. He became the Director of Kulshan in 1997. He has a degree in Chemistry from WWU and is a huge Raiders fan.

Theresa started with Kulshan in 1994 as a Board Member.  She has been working for Kulshan since April of 1995 as a Job Coach and became the Program Coordinator in 1998.  She graduated from WWU with a BA in Sociology and was a volunteer Coach with Special Olympics for 10 years.  In her spare time she enjoys walking her dog, Luna.

Linda has worked for Kulshan since September of 1999. She attended L.C.V.I. in Kingston Ontario Canada, with a certificate as a Para Educator. She has worked as a WTA Para transit driver, and a Personal Care Provider.


Nicole started working for Kulshan in November of 2003. She graduated from the University of Washington with a bachelor of science in Psychology.  In her free time, she enjoys spending time with her family and friends, travelling and doing craft projects. 

Dawn has worked for Kulshan since May of 2005. Her work experience includes supervisor, Asst. Manager and work in the Direct Marketing Field. She has been a licensed personal care provider since 2010.  She loves watching NFL Football, going on trips, and walks with her two silly dogs. 

Carly started working for Kulshan in September of 2005. She received a BA in Communication Sciences and Disorders from WWU. She has volunteered in adapted aquatics and in her free time enjoys being outdoors, and spending time with family and friends.

Melissa started working for Kulshan in August of 2006. She earned an Associate Degree in Arts & Sciences at Whatcom Community College, and her BA in Social Sciences at TWU. She enjoys hiking, camping and arts and crafts.

Jared started working for Kulshan in December of 2007. He graduated from WWU with a BA in English Literature. He loves walking and playing sports, particularly football. He also enjoys reading.

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Les began working at Kulshan in July of 2012.  He graduated from Eastern Oregon University with a degree in Health/Psychology.  He enjoys reading, outdoor activities, and spending time with his family.

Sherrie

Sherrie started working for Kulshan in January 2013.  She graduated from Western Washington University with a bachelor of science in Psychology.  In her free time, she enjoys dancing, shopping, hiking, and spending time with her friends and family.

Katy Miska

Katy started working at Kulshan in September of 2013.  She graduated from Whitworth University in 2010 with a degree in Sociology.  In her free time she enjoys hiking, knitting, tennis, running with scissors and reading.

Izzy Stein

Izzy started working at Kulshan in April of 2015. Izzy graduated with a degree in Anthropology from Northern Arizona University in 2013. Izzy spends his free time cycling, running, hiking, backpacking and eating peanut butter.

Rita

Rita started working at Kulshan in May 2016. She graduated from WWU with a BA in psychology. She likes to read and play video games in her free time.

Leah

Leah started working for Kulshan in May 2016. She graduated from WWU with a Bachelor of Arts in Sociology. In her free time she enjoys reading, hiking and gardening.