GOVERNING BOARD

 
 

Greg Abell

Board Chair

Greg is the Principal at Sound Options Group, LLC, a Conflict Engagement firm.  In this role he coordinates the design, implementation and delivery of all services. His particular area of expertise is in assisting agencies, organizations and communities in designing and implementing systems for more effectively engaging conflict, and facilitating productive and collaborative work environments. As a professional mediator, he has 25+ years experience mediating highly contentious, multi-party community and institutional disputes. He has the ability to weave this experience into his consulting and teaching as he assists individuals and organizations in collaboratively navigating conflict and change.  Greg consults nationally and works primarily in the context of Education and Social Services Systems.

 

Stephanie Dalton

Board Member

 

Jennifer Kim

Board Member

Jennifer Kim is Director of Major and Planned Gifts for Virginia Mason Medical Center.

 

Curtis Romjue

Co-Founder, President

Curtis Romjue serves as President of First Aid Arts. He was raised in the Hawaiian islands and the Pacific Northwest. In 2003 he graduated Summa Cum Laude from Seattle Pacific University where he studied Latin American Studies and Philosophy. He traveled extensively during college and learned about modern slavery. He developed the philosophy "Do what you love to fight what you hate" and formed JUBILEE in 2004 as the first 501(c)(3) nonprofit rock band in the United States using music to combat human trafficking. Curtis has worked closely with International Justice Mission since 2003 and developed First Aid Arts in response to the needs of IJM social workers serving survivors of sex trafficking and slave labor. Curtis enjoys surfing and sailing with his wife Grace and daughters Harper Sparrow and Malia Eden.

 

Grace Romjue

Co-Founder

Grace Romjue is a mother and professional musician. In addition to serving on the Board of Directors for First Aid Arts, she also volunteers her time as a coordinator for Healing Arts Toolkit trainings. She is a Justice Advocate with International Justice Mission, and co-leads the musical worship at Cross Sound Church on Bainbridge Island, WA with her husband, Curtis. She graduated from Seattle Pacific University with a BA in Theology and Spanish.