Ted Weiss

Board President

Ted is an attorney with over forty-seven years of experience in commercial litigation. Having experienced several episodes of severe depression and the related stigma associated with “mental illness,” he decided to go public with his story in 2005 and has since been involved with individuals, small support groups, and larger organizations like The Kennedy Forum, NAMI, and The Stability Network in seeking to improve the quality and availability of services for people from all backgrounds who are dealing with mental health conditions.

Donna Hardaker

Board Secretary

Donna is an internationally recognized industry expert and thought leader in the emerging field of workplace mental health, and is continuing her work as an award-winning curriculum developer, advocate, consultant, public speaker, writer and advisor within Sutter Health as Manager of Workplace Mental Health and Peer Engagement. Donna has a background in psychology, mental health policy, adult education, peer support and transformational coaching. She also sits on the Workplace Taskforce for the National Action Alliance for Suicide Prevention.

David Chow

Board Treasurer

David is a director for philanthropy at UW Medicine, focusing on fundraising activity within the Departments of Obstetrics and Gynecology and Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences with additional focus on breast and ovarian cancers. He holds a B.A. in elementary education from Ohio Wesleyan University and a Master of Nonprofit Leadership from Seattle University. David is a former CASE District VIII board member and served as their chair for opportunity and inclusion. David has been with The Stability Network since May 2011, currently serving as treasurer.

Sarah Callender

Board Member

Sarah is a novelist and owner of Wordsmith Writing and Editing. She also serves as a regular contributor at WriterUnboxed.com, an award-winning blog about the business and craft of fiction. Sarah earned her BA in English and Secondary Education at Northwestern University and taught high school English in Illinois and Washington state. Involved in various aspects of her church, Sarah is passionate about helping faith communities serve and support those with mental health conditions. She lives in Seattle with her husband and their two teenagers.