Catholic Charities of Oregon Board of Directors & Senior Staff Leadership

Our Staff

Fowzia Abdulle

Fowzia Abdulle

Refugee Services Case Manager Supervisor
Rose Bak

Rose Bak

Chief Program Officer

Vanessa Briseño

Senior Development Officer, Grants & Partnerships; Director, Pope Francis Center

Sally Erickson

Supportive Services Manager

Breen Goodwin

Director of Operations, Development

Sarah Granger

Senior Development Officer, Donor Engagement
John Herrera

John Herrera

Immigration Legal Services Director
Kat Kelley – Catholic Charities of Oregon

Kat Kelley

Director of Strategic Initiatives

Jennifer Lucena

Homeless Services Manager

Neal McKeever

Assistant Director, Save First Financial
Molly O'Donnell – Catholic Charities of Oregon

Molly O'Donnell

Director, Save First Financial
Sandra Perez

Sandra Perez

Director of Assets & Facilities
Susan Petitt

Susan Petitt

Director of Human Resources
Marci Pierce

Marci Pierce

Chief Financial Officer
Travis Phillips

Travis Phillips

Director of Community Development & Housing

Sarah Purce

Assistant Director, Immigration Legal Services
Catherine Rawls

Catherine Rawls

Director of IT
Edith Ruiz

Edith Ruiz

Financial Controller
Lucrecia Suarez

Lucrecia Súarez

Clinical Training and Development Manager

Matthew Westerbeck

Director of Refugee Services
Jill Whiteford

Jill Whiteford

Director of Quality & Program Evaluation

Our Board of Directors

Kathleen Swift – Catholic Charities of Oregon

Kathleen Swift

Heritage Bank
Senior VP, Nonprofit Development Officer
Dr. Alma Trinidad

Dr. Alma Trinidad

Immediate Past Chair
Portland State University
Associate Professor, School of Social Work
Theresa Vithayathil Edmonson

Theresa Vithayathil Edmonson

System Director, Spiritual Care & Mission Integration

Jeffrey K. Yandle

First Republic Private Wealth Management
Senior Managing Director
Dr. Rebecca Yazzie

Rebecca Yazzie, Ph.D., LCSW

George Fox University
Assistant Professor of Social Work

Raul Reyes Cano

El Progama Hispano Católico
Board of Directors

Kerrie Bartel-Christensen

Providence St. Joseph Health
Executive Director, Real Estate Strategy & Operations, Oregon Region
Donna Charko

Donna Charko

Catholic Community Services of Lane County
Board of Directors

Matthew Colley

Black Helterline, LLP
Associate Attorney
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
Francis Kham – Catholic Charities of Oregon

Francis Kham

Immigrant and Refugee Community Organization-IRCO
Community Education Worker

ChiEn Montero

US Bank
Mortgage Loan Originator
Nathan Morales Jr. – Catholic Charities of Oregon

Nathan Morales, J.D.

Perkins Coie LLP
Ngoc-Chau Ngo

Ngoc-Chau Ngo

Business Operations Manager
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

Timshel Tarbet, CCP, BSP, MBA

Cambia Health Solutions
Director, Integrated Strategy Management

Tatiana Centurion

Oregon State Department of Human Services
Social Services Specialist

Dr. David Willis, M.D., FAAP

Center of the Study of Social Policy
Senior Fellow

Rev. Cary Reniva

St. Cecilia Church
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Scott Jonsson, Esq.

Jonsson Dispute Resolution
Mediator & Arbitrator