Board Chair, WARN International Rescue Committee
Kathleen Morris is the Program Manager for the International Rescue Committee in Seattle’s anti-trafficking program, known as the Washington Anti-Trafficking Response Network (WARN). Led by the IRC in Seattle, WARN is a coalition of non-governmental organizations providing intensive case management and comprehensive services to survivors of human trafficking in Washington State. Kathleen oversees client services and outreach provided by WARN, leads collaborative anti-trafficking efforts as co-chair of the Washington Advisory Committee on Trafficking along with the US Attorney’s Office and Seattle Police Department, provides technical assistance to professionals and attorneys serving human trafficking survivors, and helps survivors work through a myriad of issues they face. Kathleen also trains social service providers, law enforcement, attorneys, and others on human trafficking, identifying victims, and providing trauma-informed services to survivors. She has provided training throughout Washington State, nationally and internationally on responding to and serving victims and survivors of human trafficking. Kathleen also serves as Social Services Committee co-chair and Steering Committee Member of the Freedom Network, a national network of providers serving victims and survivors of human trafficking. Kathleen is dedicated to providing the best and most comprehensive services to ensure that survivors have every opportunity to build the lives they want. Kathleen works across organizations and sectors to share experiences and learn from colleagues in order to best serve WARN clients. Kathleen received her law degree from Gonzaga University School of Law and is licensed in New York.