Chief Program Officer
As Chief Program Officer, Bevette Irvis oversees Wellspring’s services to children, youth, and families through the Early Learning Center, Family Store, and Housing Services.
She has a passion for delivering high-quality services to vulnerable children and families that affirms and supports their identities and backgrounds. When people come to Wellspring for services, Bevette’s goal is for them to have the best possible social service experience they have ever encountered. Bevette is involved with several early learning groups focused on advocacy for children and families and is a board member and past board chair of the Child Care Directors Association of Greater Seattle. She also served on a state-wide Trauma-Informed Care Advisory Group, and is a graduate of Leadership Tomorrow.
Bevette frequently provides educational training and consultation to community groups and other early learning educators about the impact of trauma and homelessness on young children. She has worked in the field of Early Learning for over 36 years, and holds a Bachelor’s degree in Health Science from the State University of New York at Cortland.