State Lead/Coordinator:

Caitlin Gallup – MA in speech/hearing sciences, speech-language pathologist working with adolescents and children with autism and language disorders, social/political activist since 2000 when she participated in the No on Measure 9 campaign in Portland. Also the proud daughter of two US Navy officers and educators.

City Lead/Logistics/Team Coordinator:

Jenne Bennett-Lydon – Masters in counseling/education, groundwork speciality is working with youth-at-risk. Have started and run many organizations over the years in and out of schools.  Very proud mom of a teenage feminist daughter and a wonderful feminist husband.

Organizational Outreach:

Linda Malanchuk-Finnan – BA in Education, feminist, Partner, Mom, Grammie, social justice and peace activist, President Washington State NOW, Past-president Thurston County NOW, Thurston County Coalition Against Trafficking, Title Waves Book Club.

Colleen Jollie – Descendant Turtle Mountain Chippewa, Master in Public Administration- The Evergreen State College. Civil rights activist 50 years. Retired Tribal Liaison WSDOT, Governor’s Office of Indian Affairs, TESC Longhouse, nonprofit organization development.

Patti Dailey-Shives – Born in Washington. Mother to one bright, quirky gay son with disability issues. Bachelor’s in Justice from University of Alaska and Juris Doctorate from University of Oregon. 19 year state employee, legislative director for WA Unite Women and Democratic Party leader.

Jeanne Jackson McMinds – Quileute enrolled Quinault tribal member, raised on the reservation, mom, newbie peace activist, BA in Business, life long learner, and promoter of cross cultural understanding.

Volunteer Coordination:
Lynn Jennings Dilley – Born and raised in Washington. Former Customer Service Manager and ran a local Food Bank as a Volunteer Director. Retired and helping raise my grandchildren now.

Yanah G. Cook – Independent business owner Olympia, 21 years, TESC graduate, Co-chair Combined Fund Drive for Olympic Region WSDOT retired, LD 2 PCO and State Committeewoman, Long time Peace & Civil rights activist.

Speaker Supervisor/Photographer Liaison:

Rita M Nicholson – State Director, UniteWomen.Org., Proud Feminist and Equality for All Promoter, Retired Mental Health Business Consultant, Mother and grandmother.


Bonnie Briscoe – LMT CET; Massage Therapist and Certified Energy Therapist specialized in chakra balancing. Small business owner and mother.