Meet the Presenters

Greg is an experienced educator with a demonstrated history of working in the public safety industry for 22 years. His work experiences include Park Ranger, Park Ranger Supervisor, Correctional Officer, Code Enforcement Officer and Housing Inspector in Arizona, California and Minnesota.

As a trainer and professional presenter for government, public and private sector groups Greg provides expert subject matter on topics including code enforcement, housing inspections, and policy and procedures.

Greg is a certified Property Maintenance and Housing Inspector through the American Association of Code Enforcement and the International Code Council.

Jennifer M. Sampson, PhD, LMFT is a Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist and Program Director of the Couples and Family Therapy Program at Antioch University Seattle. Jennifer earned her doctorate in Family Social Science from the University of Minnesota. Her research interests involve the influence of family and life experiences on hoarding behavior, as well as developing effective and ethical approaches to mandatory hoarding cleanouts. She has published multiple articles in academic journals on hoarding and completed her dissertation work on understanding the influences of unresolved trauma and loss and family dynamics on hoarding behavior. She earned her Master’s degree from Seattle Pacific University, currently practices therapy in her group practice, Northwest Relationships, in Tacoma, Washington. She is the former Executive Director of The Hoarding Project in Tacoma and was the original founder of the King/Pierce County Hoarding Task Force in 2012.

Leslie Shapiro, MA, LMFT is a Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist in Washington State. Leslie currently provides therapy services at Northwest Relationships, serves as educator, educational outreach coordinator, and is staff consultant for THP Consulting (formerly The Hoarding Project).

Marnie Matthews, LCSW, is the founder of The Clutter Movement (TCM) and Center for Hoarding and Cluttering, online resources for individuals and family members affected by clutter in addition to professionals who, through their work, come across hoarding situations. Prior to TCM, Marnie was Clinical and Program director for North Shore Center for Hoarding and Cluttering, a 2016 n4a award winning program she developed. Marnie speaks regularly across the U.S. on all aspects of hoarding disorder and developed the Uniform Inspection Checklist, used nationwide as a standardized & objective tool for assessing & managing hoarding cases. Marnie has been Vice President of the Board of Directors for The Hoarding Project, a member of the Middle TN Hoarding Task Force, the North Shore and Boston Hoarding Task Forces, and the MA Statewide Steering Committee on Hoarding. In addition, Marnie is a therapist at the Nashville OCD and Anxiety Treatment Center and a Graduate Level SW Field Instructor providing clinical supervision for Social Workers.

Terina Bainter is a Certified Professional Organizer, Certified Organizer Coach and owner of Clutter Cutters, LLC, a Professional Organizing Company.  She specializes in working with clients with brain-based differences such as Hoarding Disorder, Chronic Disorganization, and ADHD. She uses the three-stage process of Awareness, Action, and Learning to help people explore and transform their habits and beliefs related to their living environments, possessions, and overall sense of control.  She was a Board Member with The Hoarding Project until 2019, and a member of the King-Pierce County Hoarding Task Force from its inception in 2013 to 2019.