Our Team

Attain Housing Staff

Natalie Reber

Executive Director

Natalie, a non-profit executive and attorney, joined Attain in May 2021 after spending the previous 10 years in non-profit leadership at Hospitality House in Burien and with Family Law CASA.

Nasim Hessami

Case Manager

Nasim joined Attain Housing in December 2020. Originally from Iran, she has experienced being a refugee and the difficult transition in living in a new country. She has a history of working with children with behavioral issues by providing animal therapy and other therapeutic interventions.

Navdeep Kaur


Navdeep joined Attain Housing in June 2023. She has a vast range of experience working in the accounting industry and is excited to bring her expertise and knowledge to the team.

Darlene Jones

Stable Home Advocate

Darlene started with Attain Housing in 2019 as a volunteer. She became acquainted with Attain while she was helping a refugee family find housing. Darlene is a licensed Realtor and also works with low-income families to find housing.

Stephanie Page

Housing and Facilities Manager

Stephanie comes to Attain Housing with over 19 years of serving her communities through social services. As a leader she strives to ensure that her team and the families at Attain get what they need to have successful and meaningful lives. Stephanie believes housing is a human right.

Jesse Perrell

Stable Home Resource Coordinator

Jesse Perrell is a Seattle native who has spent the last decade developing an arts nonprofit and producing music. He originally joined Attain Housing in 2015 as Ride Director for the 7 Hills of Kirkland cycling event.

Stephanie Tam

Development Specialist

Stephanie joined Attain Housing in January 2023. She is a Seattle native and has worked at many nonprofits by supporting day-to-day fundraising activities through moves cultivation and stewardship of donors, prospects, volunteers, and vendors. Stephanie is excited to support Attain Housing's mission in bringing our community together and empowering families in need.

Hannah Wiesner

Case Manager

Hannah joined Attain in August 2023. Born and raised in Seattle, Hannah has worked in affordable housing and the homeless response system for over ten years. Hannah supports community empowerment and Attain’s mission to provide hope.

Attain Housing Board of Directors

Terry Shultze

E. Terry Schulze, Board President

Retired Boeing

Terry joined Attain Housing in 1989. He retired from the Boeing Company as an aeronautical/astronautical engineer. He received his MBA from Seattle University. Terry is a vital resource and guidance for Attain Housing.

Toby Nixon, Board-Vice President

Kirkland City Council Member

Toby Nixon is a senior program manager in the Windows group at Microsoft, and chair of the board of directors of Bluetooth Special Interest Group, and a member of the Kirkland city council.

Ken Davidson, Treasurer

Shareholder, Davidson & Kilpatric, PLLC

Ken brings a wealth of practical knowledge in real estate development and construction. He has personal experience with multi-family residential, retail, and office construction projects.

Kathy Kearney

Kathy Kearny

After a career in finance, Kathy has focused her time on working with local nonprofits, concentrating on their financial management and currently sits on Attain’s finance committee. She is a Chartered Financial Analyst and holds a Masters in Public Administration with a certificate in Nonprofit Management from the University of Washington.

Alexis Ruhumuriza

Founder of New Hope Revival and Agape In-Home Care, former Attain Housing client

Alexis also helped found the Rwanda Faith Academy School, which provides education to 1500 children annually. Alexis studied at the Kigali Institute of Management and earned a degree in financial management in 2012.

JK Schatzman

Community Advocate & Organizer

After a rewarding career in the healthcare field, JK has focused her time and energy as a community advocate helping families and children. Her experience expands 18 years with non-profit organizations and school fundraising programs. JK is motivated to help families provide stable housing in our community.

Jesse Sheldon

Community Advocate & Real Estate Broker

As a board member at Attain Housing, Jesse applies his background in real estate and nonprofit leadership to help families achieve stability and self-sufficiency through transitional housing solutions. His experience in creative marketing, operational management, and multifamily property ownership and management brings a unique perspective to the board, as he works collaboratively to address the challenges faced by those in need in the Kirkland/Eastside community.