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The people and practices at Joya Child & Family Development are the driving force behind the care, comfort and transformation we provide children aged 0-3 with delays and disabilities. We provide comprehensive services and a personalized comprehensive program of assessment, therapy, education and support. This devotion is what allows us to make a lasting impact in children’s lives. The resources we provide, in concert with comprehensive care for children and their families, drive change in our community.
Capital Campaign Manager
Teresa joined the Joya Child & Family Development Team in 2018. Prior to that she worked for 12 years in the Eastern Washington University office of Marketing & Communications. Teresa was introduced to Joya when she first moved to Spokane in 2002, during their annual Penny Drive. She never imagined that…
Born in Anchorage AK, Karin has lived in Spokane since she was 2. She now has three grown children and a big fluffy orange cat named baby cat. She enjoys spending time with family and friends, traveling and exploring new places, playing board games and reading. Rabbits are her favorite animal…
Community Relations Manager
Melodie is a lifelong Spokanite who enjoys visiting her grown sons, watching superhero movies with her husband, spending time with family and friends and exploring local parks with her dog (on-leash, of course). Other pastimes include making soap with friends, traveling to places with pretty landscapes…
Donor Relations Manager
Always an advocate for children, Becky discovered Joya when she was asked to serve on the Foundation Board in the 1990s. She later experienced some of the fantastic therapists first hand when her daughter, Hanna, attended Joya for low muscle tone. After therapists got her moving, Hanna could do…
After moving from Los Angeles to attend Gonzaga University, Tammy enjoyed volunteering as a way to get familiar with her new surroundings. Inspired by many people she met and organizations she learned about along the way, her various experiences ultimately led her to seek a career in the nonprofit sector.