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Catholic Charities of Oregon Board of Directors & Senior Staff Leadership

Our Staff

Natalie Wood

Executive Director
Rose Bak

Rose Bak

Chief Program Officer
Marci Pierce

Marci Pierce

Chief Financial & Administrative Officer

Wendy Marsh

Chief Development Officer

Virginia Archer

Senior Development Officer, Grants and Partnerships

John Herrera

Director, Immigration Legal Services

Ed Langlois

Communications Director
Susan Petitt

Susan Petitt

Director, Human Resources
Catherine Rawls

Catherine Rawls

Director, IT
Edith Ruiz

Edith Ruiz

Financial Controller

Sally Erickson

Manager, Supportive Services

Nicole Sherriffs

Manager, Human Resources

Amanuel Habtemariam

Manager, Decision Support

Brooke Alsaker

Business Manager, Social Services

Claudia Munoz

Program Manager, Refugee Services

Chevelle Mayes

Resident Services Coordinator Supervisor

Victoria Waldrep

Lead Housing Case Manager III & Employment Specialist III

Our Board of Directors

Rebecca Arredondo Yazzie, Ph.D., LCSW

George Fox University
Assistant Professor of Social Work
Theresa Vithayathil Edmonson

Theresa Vithayathil Edmonson

Immediate Past Chair
Vice President, Spiritual Health

Jeffrey K. Yandle

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

Ngoc-Chau Ngo

Business Operations Manager

Tatiana Centurion

Oregon State Department of Human Services
Social Services Specialist

Antoinette Awuakye

Cambia Health Solutions
Sr. Regulatory Affairs 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

Camerina Galván

African Youth and Community Org.
Development Manager
Pedro Garcia

Pedro Garcia

Chiles Foundation
Colleen Gardner – Catholic Charities of Oregon

Colleen Gardner

Senior Product Developer (retired)

Debby K. Gentzen

Oregon Region at Providence
Chief Strategy Officer

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

Herbert A. Medina, Ph.D.

University of Portland
Provost and Acting President

Rev. Hans Mueller

St. Juan Diego Church

Gretel M. Ness

Parker Butte & Lane PC
Immigration Attorney/Partner
Archbishop Alexander Sample

Most Reverend Alexander K. Sample

Archdiocesan Pastoral Center
Archbishop of Portland in Oregon

Sister Veronica Schueler, FSE

Archdiocese of Portland

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