Robin Haynes, Interim Executive Director
Generous, Outgoing, Adventurous
Bio coming soon!
Mariah McKay, Director of Dynamism
Persistent, Creative, Connector
Mariah is the Founder of SIMBA. She has over 15 years of cumulative experience in program development, fundraising, communication, marketing, government relations, and leadership development. After serving as a statewide community organizer advocating for racial and economic justice initiatives, she also worked in public health for several years, promoting active transportation education campaigns.
She is passionate about everything local, and has co-created Haystack Heights, Spokane’s first cohousing community in the Perry District, and is the Community Manager for her housing company Our Natural Homes, LLC. She served on the board of the University District organization, is a proud member of the Inland Northwest Unitarian Universalist Community and loves rare winter-ripening fruits such as quince and medlar.
Jeremy Muriungi, Technology Coordinator
Tenacious, Creative, Curious
Jeremy is an exceptional Whitworth University alumnus who graduated cum laude with a Bachelor of Science degree in Computer Science. A catalyst for positive change, Jeremy has previously provided technical expertise to the service of organizations such as Refugee Connections Spokane, Spokane Valley Community Advocates, and Hewitt Learning, leveraging his skills to empower and uplift marginalized communities.
His creative spirit knows no bounds as he effortlessly navigates the realms of code and poetry. Whether captivating audiences with his soul-stirring verses at open mic nights or crafting intricate lines of code, Jeremy’s dedication to self-expression is burgeoning. Jeremy loves sports and is particularly fond of European football and NBA basketball. With a passion for knowledge gained through reading and podcasts, Jeremy embodies versatility and an unwavering commitment to making a lasting impact in the world.
Bio coming soon!