Joining the Hutton Settlement in July, 2016, Chud is the newest member of the team. He has spent the majority of his career in the business sector with an 18 year career with Wendle Motors and the past 8 years involved in real estate. In addition, Chud served as the District Director for Congresswoman Cathy McMorris Rodgers. Chud and his wife have been married for nineteen years and have three school aged boys. Chud received his B.A. in Business Administration at University of Washington and his M.B.A at Gonzaga University.
Executive Assistant for Hutton’s downtown office, located at 422 W. Riverside #931, Spokane, WA 99201.
Patty moved to Spokane from Missoula, Montana and joined the Hutton team in September, 2004. She loves to travel and explore the world with her significant other, Dave; adores her 2 daughters and 5 grandchildren and stays close to her Montana roots and her family there.
Director of Community Relations & Communication
Kelly joined Hutton in April, 2013. She graduated from Eastern Washington University in 2010 with a degree in Journalism. Her hobbies are traveling with her husband, spending time with family and photography.
David joined the Hutton Settlement in June, 1997. After his military service and higher education, David spent years in various child welfare roles at Hutton to include case management, youth development, education and now organizational leadership. He has a B.S. in Psychology and an M.A. in Organizational Leadership. David’s interests include fly fishing, international travel and permaculture gardening.
Director of Children & Family Services/ Intake Specialist
Mary Jo joined the Hutton Settlement in 1979 as a counselor. She received her Master’s Degree in Social Work from Eastern Washington University and an Honorary Doctorate of Philosophy from Oxford University. Previously, she has also held the positions of Assistant Resident Director and Resident Director.
At present, Mary Jo now oversees intake and referrals while working to keep families engaged. When not at work, Mary Jo can usually be found with her family and “family” of former residence continuing the work Levi and May envisioned.
Youth Development Coordinator
Alyssa joined the Hutton Settlement in June, 2016. Before transitioning as the Youth Development Coordinator, she was a Graduate Student Intern under the Director of Children and Family Services for a year and a half. Alyssa received her BA in Children’s Studies and her Master’s in Social Work in 2016 from Eastern Washington University, where she also played on the Women’s Tennis Team. She enjoys volunteering at Martin Hall Juvenile Detention Center, cooking and sunshine. Additionally, she is working on getting Licensed as a Clinical Social Worker in Washington.
Mental Health Counselor
Pam joined the Hutton Settlement in July, 1992. She has had various roles from houseparent to case manager and now, mental health counselor. She received her social work degree from EWU and her Masters in counseling from Gonzaga. She enjoys her time with her family, which includes her husband, Cletis, and three children, Haley, Cletis, and Luke.
Campus Office Manager
Shari grew up in the Seattle area and moved to Spokane in 1989. She began her work at Hutton Settlement in January, 2009. She loves almost all outdoor activities and traveling, especially when it takes her to the ocean and mountains. Her favorite people to spend time with are her three grown children and their spouses, along with her 8 grandchildren who keep her very busy and blessed!
Tamara has been with the Hutton Settlement since 1999. She has worked as a houseparent and is now the Parent Educator. Tamara teaches Circle of Security Parenting on campus and in the community. She also offers mindfulness and self-care coaching. Her favorite color is green and she takes brown sugar in her coffee.
We aren’t just a place to live, but rather a neighborhood of care, providing opportunities for growth and development for children residing with us. Stay connected and see what’s going on at Hutton Settlement!