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Catholic Charities of Oregon Board of Directors & Senior Staff Leadership

Our Staff

Natalie Wood

Incoming Executive Director
Rose Bak

Rose Bak

Chief Program Officer
Marci Pierce

Marci Pierce

Chief Financial & Administrative Officer

Molly O'Donnell

Director, Save First Financial

Sarah Granger

Interim Chief Development Officer

John Herrera

Director, Immigration Legal Services

Jennifer Masotja

Director, Disaster Services
Susan Petitt

Susan Petitt

Director, Human Resources
Catherine Rawls

Catherine Rawls

Director, IT

Jon Wirtis

Executive Chef Instructor
Travis Phillips

Travis Phillips

Director, Community Development & Housing

Matthew Westerbeck

Director, Refugee Services

Jill Whiteford

Director, Quality & Program Evaluation
Lucrecia Suarez

Lucrecia Súarez

Manager, Clinical Training and Development
Edith Ruiz

Edith Ruiz

Financial Controller

Virginia Archer

Director of Contracts and Grants

Ann Smith-Palenchar

Director, Donor Relations

Tracey Mason

Director of Communications

Breen Goodwin

Director, Operations (Development)

Sally Erickson

Manager, Supportive Services

Sarah Purce

Assistant Director, Immigration Legal Services

Jennifer Manning

Manager, Partnership & Volunteer Engagement

Nicole Sherriffs

Manager, Human Resources

Neil Young

Operations, Assistant Director

Neal McKeever

Assistant Director, Save First Financial

Amanuel Habtemariam

Decision Support Manager

Brooke Alsaker

Business Manager

Courtney Hamilton

Homeless Services Manager

Claudia Munoz

Refugee Services Program Manager

Chevelle Mayes

Resident Services Coordinator Supervisor

Victoria Waldrep

Lead Housing Case Manager III & Employment Specialist III

Lauren Welch

Health Programs and Operations Supervisor

Our Board of Directors

Theresa Vithayathil Edmonson

Theresa Vithayathil Edmonson

Vice President, Spiritual Health
Kathleen Swift – Catholic Charities of Oregon

Kathleen Swift

Immediate Past Chair
Heritage Bank
Senior VP, Nonprofit Development Officer

Rebecca Arredondo Yazzie, Ph.D., LCSW

George Fox University
Assistant Professor of Social Work

Jeffrey K. Yandle

First Republic Private Wealth Management
Senior Managing Director
Ngoc-Chau Ngo

Ngoc-Chau Ngo

Business Operations Manager

Kerrie Bartel-Christensen

Providence St. Joseph Health
Vice President Real Estate Strategy & Operations, Oregon Region

Tatiana Centurion

Oregon State Department of Human Services
Social Services Specialist
Donna Charko

Donna Charko

Catholic Community Services of Lane County
Board of Directors

Matthew Colley

Black Helterline, LLP
Associate Attorney

Steve Fein

Moss Adams LLP
Regional Managing Partner - Oregon
Pedro Garcia

Pedro Garcia

Business Manager
Colleen Gardner – Catholic Charities of Oregon

Colleen Gardner

Senior Product Developer (retired)

Mary-Elizabeth Harper

Catholic Youth Organization/Camp Howard
Board of Directors
Paul Henkels Jr. – Catholic Charities of Oregon

Paul Henkels, Jr.

Henkels & McCoy
Vice President

Scott Jonsson, Esq.

Jonsson Dispute Resolution
Owner, Mediator & Arbitrator
Francis Kham – Catholic Charities of Oregon

Francis Kham

Immigrant and Refugee Community Organization-IRCO
Community Education Worker

ChiEn Montero

US Bank
Mortgage Loan Originator

Herbert A. Medina, Ph.D.

University of Portland
Provost and Acting President
Nathan Morales Jr. – Catholic Charities of Oregon

Nathan Morales, J.D.

Perkins Coie LLP

Rev. Cary Reniva

St. Cecilia Church

Raul Reyes Cano

El Progama Hispano Católico
Board of Directors
Archbishop Alexander Sample

Most Reverend Alexander K. Sample

Archdiocesan Pastoral Center
Archbishop of Portland in Oregon

Most Rev. Peter Smith

Archdiocesan Pastoral Center
Auxiliary Bishop & Moderator of the Curia

David Willis, M.D., FAAP

Center of the Study of Social Policy
Senior Fellow