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Leadership

Catholic Charities of Oregon Board of Directors & Senior Staff Leadership

Our Staff

Brooke Alsaker

Business Manager
Rose Bak

Rose Bak

Chief Program Officer

Vanessa Briseño

Chief Development & Communications Officer

Sally Erickson

Manager, Supportive Services

Breen Goodwin

Director, Operations (Development)

Sarah Granger

Senior Development Advisor

Amanuel Habtemariam

Manager, Finance

John Herrera

Director, Immigration Legal Services
Kat Kelley – Catholic Charities of Oregon

Kat Kelley

Director, Strategic Initiatives

Jennifer Manning

Manager, Partnership & Volunteer Engagement

Jennifer Masotja

Director, Disaster Services

Neal McKeever

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

Molly O'Donnell

Director, Save First Financial
Susan Petitt

Susan Petitt

Director, Human Resources
Travis Phillips

Travis Phillips

Director, Community Development & Housing
Marci Pierce

Marci Pierce

Chief Financial & Administrative Officer

Sarah Purce

Assistant Director, Immigration Legal Services
Catherine Rawls

Catherine Rawls

Director, IT
Edith Ruiz

Edith Ruiz

Financial Controller

Nicole Sherriffs

Manager, Human Resources

Ann Smith-Palenchar

Director, Donor Relations
Lucrecia Suarez

Lucrecia Súarez

Manager, Clinical Training and Development

Matthew Westerbeck

Director, Refugee Services

Jill Whiteford

Director, Quality & Program Evaluation

Victoria Waldrep

Lead Housing Case Manager III & Employment Specialist III

Neil Young

Operations, Assistant Director

Our Board of Directors

Theresa Vithayathil Edmonson

Theresa Vithayathil Edmonson

Chair
Providence
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

Chair-elect
George Fox University
Assistant Professor of Social Work

Jeffrey K. Yandle

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

Ngoc-Chau Ngo

Secretary
Intel
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

Nike
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
Associate

Rev. Cary Reniva

St. Cecilia Church
Pastor

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