Leadership

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

Director of Homeless & Housing Services

Vanessa Briseño

Director of Grants & Partnership Development Director of the Pope Francis Center

Sarah Granger

Director of Donor Engagement
Laurie Gray

Laurie Gray

Chief Development Officer
John Herrera

John Herrera

Immigration Legal Services Director
Kat Kelley – Catholic Charities of Oregon

Kat Kelley

Director of Strategic Initiatives

Jennifer Lucena

Manager of Housing Transitions Program

Neal McKeever

Assistant Director of Save First
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

Lead Attorney, Rural Program Coordinator
Catherine Rawls

Catherine Rawls

Director of IT
Edith Ruiz

Edith Ruiz

Finance Account Manager
Lucrecia Suarez

Lucrecia Súarez

Manager of Clinical Services
Catherine Wehage

Catherine Wehage

Program Manager

Matthew Westerbeck

Refugee Services Manager
Jill Whiteford

Jill Whiteford

Director of Quality & Program Evaluation

Heather Zarrilli

Director of Family Support & Counseling

Our Board of Directors

Carol Watcher

Carol Wachter

Chair
Deloitte Tax LLP
Managing Director
Kathleen Swift – Catholic Charities of Oregon

Kathleen Swift

Treasurer
Heritage Bank
Senior Vice President
Alma Flores

Alma Flores

Secretary
City of Milwaukie
Community & Economic Development Director
Gregory Baker

Gregory Baker

Blanchet House of Hospitality
Executive Director
Donna Charko

Donna Charko

Catholic Community Services of Lane County
Board of Directors
Chris Corrado

Chris Corrado

Immediate Past Chair
Environments
President & Owner
Theresa Vithayathil Edmonson

Theresa Vithayathil Edmonson

PeaceHealth
System Director, Spiritual Care & Mission Integration

Rev. Jesus Espinoza

St. Elizabeth Ann Seton Church
Deacon
Pedro Garcia

Pedro Garcia

Colleen Gardner – Catholic Charities of Oregon

Colleen Gardner

Paul Henkels Jr. – Catholic Charities of Oregon

Paul Henkels, Jr.

Henkels & McCoy
Division Manager
Francis Kham – Catholic Charities of Oregon

Francis Kham

Immigrant and Refugee Community Organization-IRCO / Zomi Catholic Community Portland- ZCCP
Community Education Worker- CEW / Administrator (Pawlpi Kem)
Ed Kluss

Ed Kluss

Catholic Youth Organization/Camp Howard
Board of Directors

ChiEn Montero

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

Nathan Morales, J.D.

Perkins Coie
Associate
Ngoc-Chau Ngo

Ngoc-Chau Ngo

Intel
Business Operations Manager
Archbishop Alexander Sample

Most Reverend Alexander K. Sample

Archbishop of Portland

Most Rev. Peter Smith

Archdiocese of Portland in Oregon
Auxiliary Bishop & Moderator of the Curia
Judy Tatman

Judy Tatman, RN

Providence Health & Services
Regional Chief Nursing Officer

Brian Thomas

Caritas Community Housing Corporation
Board of Directors
Dr. Alma Trinidad – Catholic Charities of Oregon

Dr. Alma Trinidad

Portland State University
Associate Professor, School of Social Work
Rev. Charles Wood

Rev. Charles Wood

St. Wenceslaus Parish
Pastor
Dr. Rebecca Yazzie

Dr. Rebecca Yazzie

George Fox University
Assistant Professor, School of Social Work