Executive Staff

Maya Hemachandra

Chief Development Officer

Serving since 2021

As Chief Development Officer, Maya leads Treehouse’s work to engage donors, volunteers, and funders as partners in creating positive change for youth experiencing foster care. She has served the Pacific Northwest for nearly 20 years, raising millions of dollars to build a more inclusive community through Solid Ground, United Way of Snohomish County, Women’s Funding Alliance, and Seattle Goodwill. Maya trains future nonprofit leaders in the University of Washington’s Certificate in Fundraising Management.

Maya holds an MPA, a Certificate in Nonprofit Management, and a Certificate in Content Strategy from the University of Washington and a BS from Carnegie Mellon. She is a Certified Fundraising Executive (CFRE), a member of Leadership Snohomish County’s inaugural Leading for Racial Equity cohort, and a long-serving Girl Scout troop volunteer.