Ashlee Lewis - Executive Director


Ashlee has over 20 years of extensive experience in community service, including mentoring, counseling, teaching, coordinating,

Iva Dabaghyan - Chief Program Officer


Iva Dabaghyan oversees the direct service program and ensures that The Initiative is providing high quality

Madisson Bednark - Development Director


Madisson is the Development Director at The Initiative and is responsible for outreach, social media,

Casey earned her degree in Women’s, Gender, and Sexuality Studies, which has given her the tools