Staff Member Profiles
Kim Durand Partnership Coordinator 703-228-1667
Before becoming the Coordinator, Kim was involved with the Partnership as its liaison with the communications office in Arlington Public Schools. Currently, Kim oversees the Partnership’s efforts and actively participates in all of its committees, particularly the Board Development and Communications committees. Kim brings great communication skills, team building experience, and enthusiasm to her role on the Partnership.
Siobhan Grayson Youth Outreach Coordinator-Teen Network Board 703-228-1506
Siobhan joined the partnership in 2010 after spending 25 years as a Social Work Case Manager, Social Work Supervisor, and a Social Work Project Manager within the Child Welfare system. Siobhan brings extensive knowledge and experience in working with children, youth and families.
Rebecca Hjelm Data Specialist 703-228-1683
Rebecca brings to the partnership a background in social work along with 13 years of experience working with data and research focused on children, youth and families. She has worked at the national, state and county-level developing a passion for using data and research to create actionable steps to impact outcomes. She is the mother of 2 APS elementary school students.
Sally LaBonte Website Coordinator 703-228-1669
Sally comes to the Partnership from a variety of government and nonprofit organizations. She is an expert in communications including web development, writing, editing and marketing. One of her favorite volunteer experiences was as a Girl Scout leader for 8 years. A lifelong Arlington resident and an aficionado of digital media, interactive news and knowledge sharing, Sally is excited to be part of Arlingtonpartnershipforyouth.org and Arlingtonteens.com.
Michael Swisher Assets Liaison 703-228-1671
Michael Swisher brings 20 years of experience building Developmental Assets for youth in Arlington. Fifteen of those were with the Department of Parks & Recreation working specifically with youth at risk and individuals with disabilities. He joined the Arlington Partnership for Children, Youth and Families in November 2012 where he uses data to identify where our youth need most support. He educates and mobilizes the adults in the community to value, support, and empower our youth. A husband of 24 years and father of 2 (high school and elementary school students), he is also active in the community in school PTA activities, his church, and more.