MEGAN SILVESTRI

INTERIM EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR

Megan joined The Stability Network team in 2018 and has helped grow the organization into what is now a global community of nearly 300 advocates. She has designed and led programs and outreach for the past three years, overseeing the organization’s communications efforts and training program. Prior to The Stability Network, Megan supported multiple international organizations focused on human rights and economic empowerment for vulnerable communities. She earned her BA in International Affairs from Seattle Pacific University. When she isn’t working, she can be found rollerblading, climbing a mountain, or talking about salmon. Megan lives with anxiety and depression.

MELANIE JOCHHEIM-ATKINS

PROGRAM MANAGER

Melanie leads recruitment, leader engagement, and The Stability Network’s public speaking program. She studied Biology and German Language at Whitman College. A Seattle local, Melanie loves hiking, dancing, and baking anything sweet. Melanie is an advocate for people living with mental health conditions and practices cognitive-behavioral strategies to manage her anxiety and insomnia.

PEG CHENG

PROGRAM COORDINATOR

At The Stability Network, Peg is the first contact for new Stability Leaders and assists with recruitment, programming, communications, and donor relations. Peg comes to The Stability Network with an eclectic background in higher education, entrepreneurship, and literary arts, as well as a BA in Environmental Analysis & Design from the University of California, Irvine, and a Master of Public Administration from the University of Washington. As someone with lived experience in anxiety and panic disorder, she’s thrilled to work for an organization using storytelling to destigmatize mental health. Outside of work, you can find Peg writing books and zines, tending her dahlia and vegetable garden, and spotting wildlife in the city.

KATHERINE SWITZ

FOUNDER & SENIOR ADVISOR

Katherine is the Founder of The Stability Network. She brings business experience gained at McKinsey & Company and General Electric with a long track record in executive roles in the non-profit sector. Prior to her work in mental health, Katherine led programs across Russia, India, and Africa for major international development organizations. Katherine has an MBA from Harvard Business School and a BA from Dartmouth College. When she isn’t advocating for mental health, you can find her spending time with her six year old, Ned, doing yoga, or paddle boarding. Katherine lives with bipolar 1 disorder.