The Board’s Board

Lindsay von Marbod

Lindsay Board Bio 150x150 The Boards Board Lindsay is a Seattle-area native with 15 years of experience in youth development, most recently at a similar organization to tSB. Now that she’s transitioned to a fundraising role at the Museum of Flight, she couldn’t help but get involved with the tSBoard! She’s become a part of the board’s Events Task Force, so come say hi at one of the awesome tSB events! Other than that, and at work, you can usually find Lindsay in one of three places: in the mountains snowboarding or backpacking, at the dog park, or snuggled up at home watching a movie with her hubbie and two dog-children.

Fleur Larsen

Fleur 150x150 The Boards Board Fleur Larsen is a Seattle native that grew up snowboarding the Washington mountains. Currently, a facilitator with Northwest Team Building, Fleur has a strong commitment to social justice. She has a background in education and counseling, focusing on youth empowerment. A certified Wilderness EMT, founder of Skate Like a Girl, and leader of several snowboard programs for young people in Seattle, Fleur is excited to bring her expertise to tSB and all it’s awesomeness!

Ashley Wells

aw bio The Boards Board Ashley Wells was recruited to the board by tSB’s Executive Director, Ashley Miller, and blames the confusion this causes at meetings on Ashley taking a guy’s name. He is excited to continue a family tradition of contributing to his community. Ashley moved to Seattle in 2000 to work at’s Redmond headquarters and is currently the company’s Vice President of Creative Development. As a journalist, web designer/developer, manager and executive, Ashley brings business savvy and creativity to tSB. In his spare time, Ashley enjoys skiing, surfing, live music and long walks on the beach.

Christine Lessard

Faculty Staff Lessard small 130x150 The Boards Board Christine joined the Service Board’s Board in December 2012. She is currently the Director of Development Seattle Girls’ School and has worked to empower girls to live their potential there for 6 years. She is passionate about education and social justice and co-facilitates the Multi-racial Affinity group, and the Asian and Pacific Islander Affinity Group at the school. Prior to that, Christine has experience working for a public health consulting firm in Washington, D.C., and as a secondary education science teacher with the Peace Corps in Burkina Faso, Africa. Christine grew up in a military family and moved all over the world before landing in Georgia where she earned her B.S. in Biology from the University of Georgia. In her down-time, Christine loves boarding down snowy mountains, playing music and cooking for loved ones.

Aaron Robertson, Chair

Aaron for web e1363647444171 The Boards Board Aaron grew up in West Seattle, graduating from Chief Sealth High School, in a similar situation to that of many youth involved with tSB. He knows first hand how impactful mentoring and youth development can be and wants to ensure that our young people have access to programs like tSB. As an employee at the Seattle Foundation, Aaron helps build a stronger community in our region and works to empower young people through the Youth Grantmaking Board. When he’s not changing the world, Aaron enjoys watching baseball with his wife Emily and sending long emails to Ashley Miller.

Rachel White

Rachel on mountain 150x150 The Boards BoardMy name is Rachel White and I am originally from Philadelphia Pennsylvania. I love being from Philly and am a very proud East Coaster! I moved to Seattle, Washington in August 2009 after receiving my Bachelors of Science degree in Political Science and French from West Chester University. Once in Seattle, I worked in the Education field at Tukwila elementary and Southwest Early Learning. For the past 3 years, I have also had the pleasure of being a mentor for the Service Board!! I love going up to the mountain and learning form the amazing youth in the program. I am very excited to join the board and further my love for this awesome program!

Aparna Rae, Vice Chair

Aparna boards1 e1377730331365 150x150 The Boards BoardAparna is an artist and an educator/facilitator. Since completing an M.A. at the University of British Columbia, Vancouver BC, in Curriculum and Pedagogy, Aparna has returned to her roots as an educator, working primarily with urban youth. She has experience in curriculum development and  classroom teaching. Having traveled and lived around the word, a multi/transcultural perspective pervades her practice as an educator and an artist. Aparna is truly excited by the Service Board’s community based, intergenerational and social justice curriculum model of youth empowerment and social/personal change.

Sarah Nason, Treasurer

sarah board The Boards Board Sarah was born and raised in Michigan, where she learned to shred on the teeniest of mountains. Visions of bigger mountains and even bigger powder lured her to the Pacific Northwest and she’s never looked back. She has been involved with the local non-profit community for over 15 years, working on environmental conservation, food justice, corporate accountability and youth civic engagement. Sarah came to tSB in 2008 and has been a mentor, bookkeeper, snowboard instructor and now a Board member. Her favorite color is orange and a steaming bowl of Pho after a fun day on the mountain is the fastest way to her heart.

Danielle Franks, Secretary

Daniel Bio e1359664912101 150x150 The Boards Board Danielle joined the board in August of 2012 and is currently working on the Integrated Delivery Team at the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation. Prior to that, Danielle was the Director of Operations, Finance & Administration for the Power of Hope, a local youth development non-profit focusing on leadership, self-awareness, social justice, and learning through arts-based mediums. Danielle is originally from N. Utah where she became enthralled with snowboarding/skiing and appreciates the lessons learned from snowboarding that can be integrated into daily life. She graduated from Utah State University in 2008 with a degree in Business Management.

Connor Haffey

IMG 0112 150x150 The Boards Board Connor was first introduced to tSB at the Soiree in 2011, and joined the board in August of 2012. He loves being involved in the community and being able to play a small role in fulfilling tSB’s mission. Originally from Spokane, WA, Connor moved to Seattle in 2009 and has loved every minute. Connor works as a sales consultant for Paychex, Inc. He and his fiance live in the Greenlake area and walk the lake as much as possible. When not at work, he can often be found doing anything involving the outdoors.
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