T-RAP Update
-------------------------------------------------------- Unfortunately, Thurston Count Rent Assistance is now closed to new applications and to additional assistance for previous applicants. This program was funded by the CARES Act and the American Rescue Plan Act. It was intended as a short-term response to the economic impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic. The program has closed to new applications to ensure there is enough funding available to cover the applications that are still being processed. --------------------------
T-RAP Update
-------------------------------------------------------- Unfortunately, Thurston Count Rent Assistance is now closed to new applications and to additional assistance for previous applicants. This program was funded by the CARES Act and the American Rescue Plan Act. It was intended as a short-term response to the economic impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic. The program has closed to new applications to ensure there is enough funding available to cover the applications that are still being processed. --------------------------

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Innovations HTC Staff

JERI MOOMAW

FOUNDER & EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR

In 2016, Jeri was awarded by the U.S. Department of Justice Office of Justice Programs for her work in improving the lives of trafficking survivors. She is a human trafficking subject matter expert and consultant for the U.S. Department of Homeland Security Blue Campaign and a member of the U.S. Department of Justice Office for Victim of Crime and the U.S. Department of Health & Human Services Office on Trafficking in Persons consultant networks as a human trafficking subject matter expert. She has worked for the past 21 years with youth and adult high-risk individuals, developing and overseeing programs, and creating curriculum and training content to combat commercial sexual exploitation, human trafficking, gangs, and violence against youth and women. Jeri is Shoshone/Cree and she is an expert on Native issues and human trafficking in Indian Country. As someone who has been personally impacted by this kind of violence, she also knows first-hand the individual and the collective toll it can take. She has made it her mission to bring awareness, education, and tools to equip communities and front-line professionals to be able to recognize and respond to trafficking and violence. Her personal and professional mission is to empower survivors to engage in anti-trafficking work in a movement and culture changing manner. “Nothing about Us, Without Us!” Jeri lives in Olympia, WA. She is a proud mother and grandmother.

ANABELLE TANEO

EXECUTIVE ASSISTANT

Anabelle Taneo joined Innovations Human Trafficking Collaborative in February 24, 2020. She was assigned as an Administrative Assistant for Jeri Moomaw (IHTC’s Executive Director). In January 2021, she was promoted as an Executive Assistant. For more than a decade, she had been working as a Technical Support Representative and a Quality Assurance Specialist in various Contact Center Industries and that is how she developed her good technical and customer service skills. She believe that in order to perform our task efficiently and to help others properly, we have to be professional, responsible and most importantly, we have to love what we do. Anabelle is living with the father of her 2 wonderful kids. Nothing she ever wanted but to spend quality time with her family and see them smile and full all the time. To enjoy life, take one step at a time and make fun of yourself once in a while. She believe this is an effective way to encourage positive vibes.

STEVEN STALKER

PROGRAM DIRECTOR

Steven Stalker is an experienced Program Director with Innovations HTC who possesses more than a decade of experience managing major federal government programs of record. Driven by a passion for community service, Steven strives to provide Innovations HTC with timely and responsive support. Steven graduated from Norwich University with a bachelors (2017) and masters (2018) in Criminal Justice and currently resides in Thurston County with his wife and four daughters. 

SALVY CABATBAT

BOOKKEEPER

Salvy Cabatbat joined Innovations Human Trafficking Collaborative in September 28, 2020. She was assigned as IHTC’s Bookkeeper. She has more than 10 years of experience in the finance field. She worked as an Accounts Receivable Analyst in a telecommunications company and as an Internal Operations Support Analyst in a multinational insurance brokerage company. Given her work experience honed her analytical and financial skills as well as her customer service skills, globally. She believes that you can do anything as long as you have the passion, the drive, the focus and the support. She is married and blessed with two daughters, ages 9 and 10. In her spare time, she loves to read inspirational books by Alice Gray and novels by Sidney Sheldon and loves to bake cake and pasta. She always laugh her heart out whenever she hears funny stories because for Salvy, “Laughter is the best medicine”.

EDEN ANCHETA

HUMAN RESOURCE MANAGER

Eden D Ancheta joined Innovations Human Trafficking Collaborative on August 16, 2021. She was given the duty of Human Resource Assistant for more than a month. Her extensive experience from past jobs, recruitment, policy and procedure making, and performance management were the areas of expertise. In her 3rd month, she has received a promotion to be a Human Resource Manager. Whatever hardships faced in the organization, Her strong suit is being objective and unbiased in dealing with and addressing challenges. She is married and blessed for being a mother of 3 children. Even faced with challenges, she manages to balance family and work. She enjoys spending time with her family in her spare time, watching Medical series, K drama, and cooking to make children happy. She believes that no matter how good or bad life is, thanking God should always come first. There is always a reason for everything, and God always gives the best.

MADDIE A.

RESOURCE NAVIGATOR

Maddie is a Resource Navigator. She originally joined Innovations Human Trafficking Collaborative in March 2022 as an Administrative Office Assistant Intern. She graduated from Eastern Oregon University with her Bachelor of Science in Psychology. Maddie has previous experience working at a Level I Trauma Center and has a passion for helping vulnerable individuals. In her spare time, she enjoys walking her dogs, hiking, photography, hanging out with friends, and hanging out with her nephew.

KAHRAN LaTourette

YOUTH PROJECT COORDINATOR

Kahran LaTourette (He/They) is an Indigenous-Japanese mixed race peer advocate and student at Evergreen State College. Kahran has lived experience with housing instability and transitional housing that brought him to his work focus on protecting participants’ autonomy in support programs and other resources. Kahran was a Library Assistant at the Downtown Olympia Library. Through his work at the library, Kahran got in contact with the Office of Homeless Youth (OHY)  and became a part of the Youth Homelessness Prevention Steering committee made up of lived experts and Caregivers. After 6 months of working with OHY steering committee, Kahran left his position at the library and continues to work with other organizations on homelessness prevention and support.

HUEY PAUL FIRMALO

WEBSITE & SOCIAL MEDIA MANAGER

Huey Paul Firmalo joined Innovations Human Trafficking Collaborative (IHTC) in July 2021 as a Website and Social Media Manager. He manages the updates for both IHTC social media platforms and the website. He is imaginative and diligent graphic designer with over six years of experience with an
exceptional attention to details and passion for delivering assigned projects on time.
He is well-versed with most programs within the Adobe Creative Suite, particularly
Premiere Pro and Photoshop. He has an effective time-management and problem-solving skills,
allowing the completion of projects with minimal supervision and maximum
cooperation with other members within a team. Huey also loves outdoor activities such as going on a camping and on fishing trips with friends and family. He believes that even in hard times there’s possibility to have fun.

RAINIEL MALAYAO

PROGRAM COORDINATOR (T-RAP)

Rainiel Malayao joined Innovations Human Trafficking Collaborative on March 31, 2021. He is the Program Coordinator for the Treasury Rent Assistance Program (T-RAP). He has more than 10 years of experience working as a Computer Technical Support Representative for various contact center industries. He believes that consistency is better than intensity. Start small yielding consistent results, then work your way up. He is living with his partner and two energetic kids. Outside of work, he is a father and a motorcycle adventure rider. He also believes that no journey is too long with the right company.

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