Meet the Team:

 
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Amy Parrish

Amy was raised in the Inland Northwest. She & David have been married for 32 years and have 2 grown kids and a brand new puppy. She sells real estate for RE/MAX of Spokane full time and loves to volunteer throughout the community.

Before real estate, she was a Children’s Minister at a local church for 10 ½ years working a total of 15 years in Children’s Ministry. She has a deep passion for kids and as been dreaming of a new way to share that passion. So, Camp Rooted was born!  After volunteering at a sibling camp in Oregon, she knew this was it. With her daughter and her 'other' daughter by her side, they are poised to make year 2 of Camp Rooted the best week of the summer for foster siblings in the Northwest.

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Hailey Parrish

Hailey is a native to the Pacific Northwest, born and raised in Spokane Valley. She is a passionate supporter of kids, and gets to channel that in her job as a Pediatric Sonograher.  Since becoming a volunteer for an emergency shelter for foster children 2 years ago, Hailey has been looking for other ways to get involved. Alongside her mom and life long friend, she is thrilled to finally bring this camp to life. Outside of work, Hailey is an active member of her church and loves to spend her free time outdoors, and trying new restaurants around Seattle. Hailey recently got engaged to Paul and they plan to get married this fall.

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Dani Tabish

Dani resides in the Spokane Valley, where she was born and raised.  She graduated from Eastern Washington University with a degree in Social work. She later went to Gonzaga University to pursue a master’s degree in School Counseling, where she is now a school counselor at an elementary school.  She is engaged to Ryan and has a 4-year-old dog named Ruger, which gets all of their attention!

After six years of college and volunteering at a foster youth camp in Oregon for 5 years, Dani was both ready and interested in starting a camp closer to home. She has a passion for kids and serving the community. With many dreams and conversations with her ‘other’ mom and life long friend, Camp Rooted was finally established. She is thrilled to bring this camp experience to life for foster youth in the area.

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Greg Sommers is a team building, training, and facilitation expert.  His programs and workshops are designed to provide teams, students, companies, and organizations with dynamic and insightful experiences that produce true and lasting success from the inside out. Through his business, The Core Project, and his passion to help build and strengthen connections, Greg offers a variety of training and curriculum support for schools, and any organization or company seeking to enhance culture and team effectiveness. Greg was instrumental in the creation and facilitation of the initial counselor training at the sibling camp in Oregon. Greg was thrilled to have a sibling camp started in his neck of the woods and is such an amazing addition to our leadership team.

 Greg is a graduate of Lewis-Clark State College with a degree in social work, and lives in Rathdrum, ID with his wife Mollie. In his spare time, Greg enjoys playing guitar, playing with his granddaughter, cycling, felling trees, and dating his wife.