Staff

Megan Fullmer, Community Health Assistant
Megan Fullmer joined the Community Health staff in January 2019. She previously sat on the Variété gala committee and became a library volunteer in 2016. She primarily works in the Neurological Resource Center, but also assists Kadlec Academy and Healthy Ages as needed. Megan has a Bachelor of Arts in History from Washington State University – Tri-Cities.

Karen Hayes, M.A., Community Health Investment Manager
Karen has been the Executive Director of Kadlec Neurological Resource Center since May, 2005. She holds a Bachelor of Arts degree in Social Science from Washington State University/Tri-Cities and a Master of Arts degree in Applied Behavioral Science from City University/Leadership Institute of Seattle. She is a Washington State Licensed Mental Health Counselor and a Licensed Clinical Professional Counselor in Idaho.

Liana “Jay” Hungerford, Resource Specialist
Jay joined the KNRC staff as the Resource Specialist in July of 2019. Jay has worked in the social services field for four years, with positions in peer education, Medicaid care coordination, and permanent supportive housing. Jay has a bachelor’s degree from the University of Washington with a major in psychology. 

Sue Linn, Program Specialist
Sue has been the Program Specialist for Kadlec Neurological Resource Center since October 2009. Sue helps to coordinate our many community events. Prior to joining the KNRC staff, Sue worked for the Washington State House of Representatives as a legislative aide, tracking legislation and assisting constituents with their needs. Sue has a Bachelor of Arts in Business Administration from Eastern Washington University. She is a mother of two.

Cathy Manderbach, Healthy Ages Manager
Cathy joined Kadlec Neurological Resource Center in May of 2013.  She represents KNRC at community and educational events. She assists in developing and strengthening relationships with organizations such as ALS and Alzheimer’s Association.  She organizes new fundraising opportunities while increasing awareness about KNRC’s many resources. Cathy has her Bachelor of Science in Business Administration from Central Michigan University where she majored in marketing.  

Susan Pinard, Resource Specialist
Susan Pinard joined the KNRC staff as the Resource Specialist in August of 2013.  She had been involved with the KNRC fundraiser, Variété, for many years as an organizer and decorator.  She owned and ran Hullabaloo Event Planning for ten years.  She also worked at The Richland Public Library for three years.  She has a bachelor degree from the University of Washington with majors in Anthropology and American Ethnic Studies.