Meet the Staff
Maureen Greeley has worked with and for the Evergreen Council on Problem Gambling since 1998, becoming Executive Director in November 2006. Her commitment to expanding treatment services and awareness of Problem Gambling is demonstrated not just at ECPG, but in her service at state and national levels. At the national level, she holds an Affiliate seat on the Board for the National Council on Problem Gambling and is the Board’s Immediate Past President. In 2013, Maureen received the NCPG Award for Advocacy — recognizing dedication to improving the lives of problem gamblers and their families through advocacy, training, and the promotion of public awareness. She has presented on Problem Gambling, Process Addictions, Responsible Gaming, Gambling Counselor Certification, Social and Internet Gaming Standards and more across the United States. In Washington State, she serves on the Problem Gambling Advisory Council for the Washington State Department of Social and Health Services’ Behavioral Health Administration. Maureen is a volunteer in the No One Dies Alone (NODA) program at Providence St. Peter Hospital, where she serves as a compassionate companion to dying patients on their end-of-life journey.
Office Manager/Training & Event Coordinator
Kathy Bishop has worked in the fields of accounting and office administration for 20 years. No stranger to ECPG, having worked in our office on a temporary basis in 2008, Kathy returned as office manager in March 2010. Her strong skills with facts, figures, and details are balanced by her creative interests outside of work, which include costuming, needlework, and music. She also enjoys reading, movies, and playing with her grandchildren.
Social Media and PR Specialist
Tana Russell has been practicing in the fields of drug and alcohol counseling and alcohol treatment since 2009, and gambling counseling since 2015. Tana joined the ECPG staff as Assistant Director in September 2019. She was previously the Outreach and Education Specialist at Providence St. Peter Chemical Dependency Center and lead on their tobacco and gambling programs.
Debra Wilhelmi retired in May 2011, with over 30 years of state of Washington service. When she retired, she was the CFO of the Department of Early Learning. Debra now works part-time for the Evergreen Council as a program assistant. Her primary role is to assist the staff in special projects and help coordinate and organize the main conferences. Debra enjoys her six grandchildren, gardening, and playing bridge.