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
Rob Maya has done project work with the Evergreen Council on Problem Gambling as a designer, developer, and volunteer dating back to 2007. His first project working with ECPG was to develop the council brand and logo. Rob has built a career in the web technology and software industry that spans over 21 years. In that time, he has been a designer, web and marketing consultant, owner/partner of a Lacey, WA web design firm, and filled roles at various development organizations ranging from marketing and social media, designer, and web application pre-development system architect. Rob joined the ECPG staff in September 2019.
Tana Russell, SUDP, WSCGC-II, NCTTP
Tana Russell completed her Bachelor’s in Criminal Justice from Harding University. She holds certifications as a Substance Use Disorder Professional (SUDP), Washington State Certified Gambling Counselor II (WSCGC-II), and Nationally Certified Tobacco Treatment Provider (NCTTP). She became Assistant Director at ECPG in September 2019. She has a passion for training and enjoys presenting on topics related to gambling, gaming, tobacco, addictions, treatment, and recovery. She previously worked for 8 years for the Arkansas Department of Community Corrections, first as a parole officer for more than 5 years, then as a Certified Alcohol and Drug Counselor (CADC) Substance Abuse Program Leader and Drug Court Counselor. She was also a CASA Volunteer and a Tobacco Treatment trainer for the state of Arkansas before moving “home” to Washington in 2015. She has written program curriculum for a tobacco cessation education course and a co-occurring Gambling and Substance Use Disorder (GSUD) Relapse Prevention Treatment program, designed specifically to include both alcohol/drug and gambling terminology. She has worked with adults and adolescents, in the criminal justice, health care, and OTP/MAT (Opioid Therapy Program/Medication Assisted Treatment) settings. Outside of work she enjoys exercise, running with her dog, crochet, crafts, family and spiritual time.
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.