Meet Our Staff

Leadership

Director Andrew MyerbergAndrew Myerberg, Director

Andrew Myerberg was sworn in by Mayor Tim Burgess November 21, 2017 to serve as the first OPA Director under the new police accountability legislation adopted in May 2017. Andrew leads the work of OPA by overseeing the intake, classification, and investigation of complaints, certifying investigative findings, suggesting modifications to Seattle Police Department policies, and making recommendations on discipline to the Chief of Police.

Andrew came to OPA from the Seattle City Attorney's Office, where he was the lead attorney for the City in the Consent Decree over the Seattle Police Department and provided legal advice to City departments on criminal justice and law enforcement issues. Andrew also previously served as legal counsel to the Seattle Community Police Commission.

Andrew has a Juris Doctorate from American University's Washington College of Law and a Bachelor of Arts from Hamilton College.

Anne BettesworthAnne Bettesworth, Deputy Director of Public Affairs

Anne oversees OPA's work in the areas of policy, community engagement, communication, and operations. She serves as both an individual contributor and staff supervisor in these areas.

Anne came to OPA from the Seattle Community Police Commission, where she provided strategic policy advise to help the Commission fulfill its responsibilities under the Consent Decree. Her previous professional experience also includes working for the Council of State Governments Justice Center, the American Psychological Association's Science Government Relations Office, and the Office of Congressman Jim McDermott. 

Anne has a Master's in Public Administration from The George Washington University and a Bachelor's in Political Science from the University of Washington.

Mark GrbaMark Grba, Deputy Director of Investigations

Mark works closely with OPA investigators to ensure that investigations of complaints are thorough, timely, and objective. He also advises and assists the Director in writing recommended findings. 

Mark came to OPA with an extensive background in investigations. He served as First Deputy Chief Administrator for Chicago's Civilian Office of Police Accountability, Chief Investigator for Chicago Public Schools' Office of Inspector General, Forensic Audit Investigator for Chicago's Office of the Inspector General, Senior Investigator for the United States Department of Labor, and Director of Compliance for the Cook County Assessor's Office.

Mark has a Master's in Human Resources and Industrial Relations from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign and a Bachelor's in Political Science from the University of South Florida.

Civilian Staff

Kristina Adams, Administrative Specialist I
Hope Barnes, Administrative Specialist II
Lauren Caputo, Management Systems Analyst
Enrique Gonzalez, Community Engagement Specialist
Monique Guevara
, Policy Analyst
Gráinne Perkins, Investigations Supervisor
Puao Savusa, Administrative Specialist I
Geneva Taylor, Community Engagement Specialist
Jennifer Tippins, Sr. Community Engagement Specialist
Kajhyla Washington
, Administrative Staff Analyst
Katie Wieliczkiewicz
, Operations Advisor

Sworn Staff

OPA has ten SPD sergeants on staff who conduct administrative misconduct investigations. They generally serve at OPA for a few years before rotating to a different SPD assignment.