Raising Resilience has been a volunteer driven nonprofit organization since 2003.

We are Bainbridge Island's parent support organization and the island residents who make up the

Raising Resilience team care deeply about families, youth, and building healthy, strong communities.

Parenting is a tough job! We get it.

We don't exist to judge; we exist to help our parenting community walk this journey together

for the benefit of all youth and families on Bainbridge Island.


April Avey Trabucco, Executive Director

Board of Directors


Krzysztofa McDonough, President

Kate Pippinger, Vice President

Tim Easly, CPA, Treasurer

Lisa Gsellman, Secretary

Aalesa Barker, Finance

Jaclyn Chao, School Relations

Lisa Marinkovich, Development 

Wandee Pryor, PsyD, Programs / Mental Health Advisor

Committee Members

Deborah Baker, Rebecca Baker, Elizabeth Eisenhood, Brenda James

Advisory Council

Our advisory council is made up of individuals and past board members whose wisdom and passion for youth helps maintain the backbone of our community. For them we are grateful.

Active Advisors

Cezanne Allen

Tracey Denlinger

Karolynn Flynn

Joanne Maher

Sarah Baird

Lisa Bernardin

Felicia Hord

Pam Keyes

Joanne Maher

Julie Miller

Jennifer Pancholi

Olivia Salamon


Community members who give their time through other volunteer roles are just as much a part of the circle as the rest of the team. These include members of local PTOs, teachers and staff, grandparents, and (of course) parents. If you are interested in ways to give your time or services, please contact us at info@raisingresilience.org with the word volunteer in the subject line. 

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Raising Resilience

221 Winslow Way West,

Suite 301

Bainbridge Island, WA 98110


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