About Resiliency Panel

Jake Sturm

Program Manager with PROVAIL In Washington supporting King and Snohomish County. I have been with PROVAIL approaching 7 years but have a total 19 years working in the individual and family services industry. My strengths are training and communication with an emphasis on unique supports. Outside of work you can find me likely playing on the Oregon Coast with my wife, two daughters and our dog.

Wally Tablit

Wally Tablit is the current Vice President of Mission Services with AtWork! in Washington State, where he oversees Individualized Employment and Community Inclusion services in 3 counties. Wally is a recognized leader in the field of Supported Employment with over 23 years’ experience working with people with disabilities. He is known as a strong collaborator and colleague among employment providers, is a trainer and consultant both statewide and nationally, and is involved with many key projects to help successfully implement the Employment First movement. Wally was one of the original board members of The WA APSE(Association of People Supporting Employment First) Board, served as President of WA APSE, and was elected to the National Board of APSE in 2017.

Tom Gaulke

CEO, Entrust Community Services. Tom Gaulke MBA, has been with Entrust Community Services since 1989. He started as a skills trainer on the workshop floor, has been a job coach, a Job Developer, a Case Manager, a COO, and in 2013 became the CEO. Entrust serves over 800 people per year throughout 7 counties in Eastern and Central Washington. Passionate about improving the lives of people with disabilities and other barriers to full community inclusion, Tom got involved with the Community Employment Alliance (formerly known as REW) in the early 90’s. Since then he has served on numerous committees, chaired the Legislative Committee, served as a board member several times, and served as CEA Board President 3 times. Tom believes that while providing services in very rural areas creates unique challenges, it also creates amazing opportunities.

Troy Baker

Director of Oregon Operations for Witco, Inc. located in the Treasure Valley of Eastern Oregon/Western Idaho , Undergraduate and soon to be graduate of Eastern Oregon University. Has worked for Witco, Inc. for a total of 4 years and has been lucky to serve them in a variety of positions and titles. Believes the human service field is his calling and looks to make a difference in the lives of anyone he interacts with.

Kelly Graves

Kelly Graves is the President of Supported Employment Services, Inc, a for profit business founded in 1991 by her mother, Kathleen Snyder. SES, Inc. is rooted in the tenants of Supported Employment; focusing on full inclusion and integration into community job sites. Additionally, SES, Inc. offers Supported Living Services to assist our customers to live as independently as possible in their own home.

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