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.
Communications and Outreach Specialist
Elizabeth Glavish has a strong background in nonprofit communications, working in both the community prevention and mental health fields before joining the Evergreen Council on Problem Gambling staff in May 2016. A graduate of Central Washington University, Elizabeth holds a BA in Public Relations as well as a BA in Psychology, which she is excited to put to use for ECPG. When not working, she can be found out hiking one of the many trails in the area or cozied up with her cat, a cup of tea, and a good book.
Community Engagement and Advocacy Specialist
Jim Leingang, BA, CDP, WSCGC-II, joins the ECPG team after serving the community as a Chemical Dependency Professional and Certified Problem Gambling Counselor with Providence St. Peter Hospital. In addition to his experience in the treatment world, he brings experience in promotion, advocacy, and public speaking from working in broadcast media. He received his BA in Human Services from The Evergreen State College and is a graduate of the Addiction Certification program at Pierce College. He has a passion for increasing access to treatment services, as well as developing evidence-based programs to treat individuals and their families.
In his free time, Jim enjoys spending time with his wife, Heidi, and his daughters, Harmony and Beth. He also enjoys gardening, attending sporting events, concerts, and traveling.
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.