Nerrisah Townsend


Statewide Training Manager

Nerrisah leads the planning and delivery of statewide professional development services, including STARS-approved workshops, custom training opportunities, and online learning.

A lifelong Washingtonian, Nerrisah has 20 years of youth development experience, both in leadership and support roles. Now, as she supports program staff statewide, her hope is to stay grounded in this work by remembering where she came from, remaining connected to program and community, and centering the voice of youth development professionals.