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Mari Offenbecher

School's Out Washington
Seattle, WA

Executive Director - School's Out Washington

Mari Offenbecher has been the Director of School's Out Washington since 1990. Mari has provided leadership to local and statewide community building efforts including the Leadership Council for Quality Care and Education and the Washington Afterschool Association. She currently participates on a variety of local and state committees to help shape policy to benefit and sustain community-based out-of-school time programs and systems. Mari is responsible for the overall administration of School's Out Washington including budget, staff, program, and community building efforts. Mari graduated from California State at Sacramento with a BA in Child and Youth Development.  She conducted research on advanced Child Development systems at the University of California at Berkeley and Edinburgh University, Scotland.