About Us

 

Meet the Team

Hendrik (Henk) Wapstra

Hendrik (Henk) Wapstra

Founder and Chaplain

After moving to Marysville in Snohomish County, Henk researched the unmet needs in the North Sound, came out of retirement, founded Eagle Wings disAbility Ministries, and continues in relationships with persons with disAbilities and their families. Although Henk is fully retired, he volunteers a great deal of his time on behalf of the people we serve.  A passion he will carry with him forever. Thanks to Henk, Eagle Wings disAbility Ministries received its non‐profit status in January 2001 and continues to remain true to Henk’s original vision and ministry.

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Kinder Smoots

Kinder Smoots

Executive Director

Kinder was called to serve those with disAbilities one month after the passing of her daughter Kayla. Being the parent of a child with special needs taught advocacy, training, understanding and passion for those who are marginalized in our community. Working with Eagle Wings has brought great healing and continues to…

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Carrie Gross

Carrie Gross

Office Coordinator

Carrie is passionate about organization!  She loves research and covering all the fine details.  She has an eye for things out of place, computers, technology, social media, and a smile that is contagious.  She loves the people we serve and you’ll often find her frequenting our Life Group meetings or tagging along to their outings.  Carrie uses her research skills to help us write grants and connect with the community.  She has twins in college which gives her a little more time to help us out!  Welcome to Eagle Wings Carrie! Email Carrie here.

Terri Ainsworth

Terri Ainsworth

Event Coordinator

Terri is passionate about planning events.  She gets everything organized and loves to work toward improving efficiency and effectiveness of all our Celebrations.  She works with our coordinators helping them whether they are new or have been volunteering for years.  She moved to Snohomish County from Central Point OR after serving with the Medford Police Department as a records specialist.  She was VP of the Pear Blossom Festival and served as Chairman of the Pear a FARE, an artisan food and beverage fundraiser.  She has 2 grown children and 3 grandchildren.  She’s been visiting Snohomish County for the past 27 years because her family lives here.  She loves the people we serve and has quickly invested in Eagle Wings.  Email Terri here.

 

Bringing persons with disAbilities and the community at large together into relationship

Mailing address
PO Box 1122 Marysville, WA 98270
Street address
1624 Grove Street, Suite D Marysville, WA 98270
for security reasons we do not receive mail at the street address
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