Meet the League

Each member of our team has a communications-related degree, plus extensive experience in each of their respective fields. Most importantly, our team maintains broad knowledge of, and sensitivity to, the issues and challenges for educators in the Pacific Northwest region. Combined, we boast more than 80 years of direct communications service to schools, and community agencies.

Captain Crisis: Monique Dugaw

Captain Crisis

No crisis too big! No job too small!

Visualizer: Rose Yandell

The Visualizer

Great vision transmission! I’m getting a signal!

The Illuminator: Heidi Barnes

The Illuminator

Holy insight! I can visualize your ideas!

Dr. Sunshine: Michele Larsen

Dr. Sunshine

Mixing up the antidote for the marketing blahs.

Wordsmith: Jodi Thomas

The Wordsmith

Forging copy into shape with her grammar hammer!

Mega Zoom: Melissa Burt

Mega Zoom

Putting your key messages into focus!

Nick Silver: Nicholas Shanmac

Nick Silver

Never fear! Nick Silver is on the case!

Juggler: Susan Rahl

The Juggler

To the to-do list, Strategist!

The Illustrious Graphicat: Jenna Buescher-Hill

The Illustrious Graphicat

Springing into action to meet any design challenge!

Multiplicity: Julie Gaetze


Able to print faster than a speeding bullet!

Tektonika: Laura Martin


Launching web sites to the stratosphere!


  • Campaign planning
  • Crisis communications
  • Copywriting/editing
  • Social media management
  • News releases/media relations
  • Presentation development
  • Communications audits


  • Brand development & brainstorming
  • Graphic design
  • Photography
  • Print/display materials
  • Newsletters & reports
  • Infographics


  • Hosting
  • Content mapping
  • Theme customization
  • Wordpress development
  • Plugin integration
  • Maintenance...and more!


  • Bring any topic to life by bringing the focus back to the heart of public education: kids
  • Cost-effective services at rates far below what you would pay an outside provider