Catherine Carlile - Executive Director

Catherine Carlile has been the Looking Out Foundation's Executive Director since 2012. Catherine also serves as President and a member of LOF's Board of Directors with overall strategic and operational responsibility for the organization’s program and vision, as well as execution and expansion of its mission. She is also responsible for coordinating biannual grant cycles, campaign management and cultivating new initiatives and partnerships to strengthen the organization's impact and overall fundraising capacity. Catherine has been the driving force behind LOF's most successful campaigns for over a decade, launching worldwide initiatives advocating for human and civil rights, gender equality and the empowerment of women, community development, education and environment, healthcare and the arts. Catherine has over 20 years of experience in the music industry and 15 years in the non-profit sector. In addition to her role at LOF, Catherine is also a published songwriter and author and the Creative Director for Brandi Carlile. She resides in the Pacific Northwest with her wife and two daughters.
Fun Fact: Catherine is an adrenaline junkie!

Yvonne Murray - Communications Manager

Yvonne joined the Looking Out Foundation as our Communications Manager in 2023. She is responsible for managing LOF's communications and creative initiatives, including storytelling and community and social media management. Yvonne also assists in reviewing grant applications, researching crises and identifying potential partners working on the ground. Yvonne is a TV Producer in the UK with a special interest in current affairs. Prior to television, Yvonne won multiple awards for her work in events management. Yvonne comes from the Outer Hebrides of Scotland and has a deep appreciation for indigenous culture, language and music from around the world. She is also the mother of two cheeky rescue dogs - Douglas and Maggie!
Fun Fact: Yvonne is a native Gaelic Speaker!

Kellye Serna - Volunteer Coordinator

Kellye has been LOF's Volunteer Coordinator since 2017. She is responsible for recruiting and leading LOF's volunteer coalition and onsite outreach at Brandi Carlile's concerts and events. Kellye has also volunteered her time with the Disabled American Veterans and Right To Be organizations. Kellye has 6 years of experience in the music industry and in addition to her role at LOF, she is an Assistant Production Manager for Brandi Carlile. She lives just outside of Seattle with her wife and son.
Fun Fact: Kellye was an air traffic controller in the Army!

Jason Anderson - Account Manager

Jason has been with LOF since 2012. He is responsible for financial oversight and donor support. In addition to the full and accurate accounts of receipts, donations, and disbursements, as well as assisting in the execution of grants. Jason has over 21 years of experience in the music industry and non-profit sector.
Fun Fact: Jason does not like delegating!