Staff Directory

Who We Are

Our staff is focused on providing essential services, as well as uplifting and collaborating with the community to cultivate a brighter future. See our leadership team and staff below.

Senior Leadership Team

Name Position Location
Pegge McGuire Executive Director Albany Office
Andrea Lengel Head Start Director Lincoln City Head Start
Connie Johnson Utility Assistance Operations Manager Albany Office
Dina Eldridge Housing Operations Manager Albany Office
Jason Sele Chief Information Officer (IT) Albany Office
Joe Collett Weatherization Operations Manager Albany Annex
Karla Garrett Communications Officer Albany Office
Katie Henry Finance Director Albany Office
Kayla Armstrong Deputy Director Albany Office
Ryan McCambridge Linn Benton Food Share Director Corvallis Office
Ryan Schultze HR Director Albany Office
Sean Larsen Workforce & Education Operations Manager Corvallis Youth House
Sharee Cooper Workforce & Education Operations Manager Corvallis Youth House

Administration, Finance, IT

Name Position Location Department
Anne-Marie Strong Accounting Technician Albany Office Finance
Betty Hooper Office Specialist I Corvallis Office Reception
Bridget Sheffler HR Generalist Albany Office Human Resources
Deborah Peden Accounting Analyst Albany Office Finance
Emely Day Executive Assistant Albany Office Administration
Iva Murphree Financial Analyst Albany Office Finance
Jesus Jara HR Manager Albany Office Finance
Kathy Robertson Accounting Technician Albany Office Finance
Kelly Bilyeu Network Specialist Albany Office Information Technology
Lauren Merrill Finance Operations Coordinator Albany Office Finance
Laurie Chaplen Data Systems Analyst Albany Office Information Technology
Micah Priddy Senior Systems Administrator Albany Office Information Technology
Nadine Warren HR Payroll Specialist Albany Office Human Resources
Randy McKay Network Specialist Corvallis Office Information Technology
Raymond Epperley Accounting Technician Albany Office Finance
Rich Shelton HR Generalist Albany Office Human Resources
Susanne Lee Executive Assistant to the Executive Director Albany Office Administration
Tamara Carlson Grants Supervisor Albany Office Finance

Head Start

Name Position Location Department
Adrienne Woods Classroom Aide Toledo Head Start Head Start
Alejandra Cortes Teacher Assistant I Lincoln City Head Start Head Start
Amanda Ragsdale Family Services Site Coordinator Toledo Head Start Head Start
Angela Oleman Program Assistant Toledo Head Start Head Start
Araceli Perez Leaon Classroom Aide Lincoln City Head Start Head Start
Aurielle Loveall Classroom Aide Toledo Head Start Head Start
Brittany Prindel Mental Health & Disabilities Content Specialist Newport Head Start Head Start
Claudia Viveros Teacher Assistant I Newport Head Start Head Start
Debra Groesbeck Family Advocate Toledo Head Start Head Start
Emily Gomez Classroom Aide Newport Head Start Head Start
Esmeralda Hernandez Teacher II & Advocate Newport Head Start Head Start
Fabiola Lopez Teacher Assistant II Lincoln City Head Start Head Start
Heather Duering Teacher III & Advocate Lincoln City Head Start Head Start
Ines Gomez Classroom Aide Lincoln City Head Start Head Start
Jenny Shea Program Assistant Lincoln City Head Start Head Start
Lacey Tyler Teacher Assistant II Toledo Head Start Head Start
Luz Guzman Teacher Assistant II Newport Head Start Head Start
Madeline Scales Teacher II & Advocate Lincoln City Head Start Head Start
Maria Herrera Mata Classroom Aide Newport Head Start Head Start
Marisol Martinez Garcia Classroom Aide Lincoln City Head Start Head Start
Marisol Seplimo-Alcocer Classroom Aide Newport Head Start Head Start
Marta Vrell Family Services Supervisor Lincoln City Head Start Head Start
Melissa Montelongo Family Services Site Coordinator Newport Head Start Head Start
Nancy Jurado Family Advocate Newport & Toledo Head Start Head Start
Nichole Albee Teacher Assistant II Toledo Head Start Head Start
Nicole Reid Program Education Manager Toledo Head Start Head Start
Patricia Landa Jarrett Teacher II Newport Head Start Head Start
Sarah Bartlett Family Advocate Lincoln City Head Start Head Start
Shawna Oleman Teacher III & Advocate Toledo Head Start Head Start
Sheila Wray Floating Teacher III & Advocate Newport Head Start Head Start
Tamara Adams Classroom Aide Newport Head Start Head Start
Tiffany Taylor Classroom Aide Toledo Head Start Head Start
Vanita McConnell Family Services Site Coordinator Lincoln City Head Start Head Start

Housing

Name Position Location Department
Alesha Buckley Case Manager Newport Office Housing
Amanda Timm Eligibility Navigator Newport Office Housing
Becky Ramirez Eligibility Navigator Albany Office Housing
Cory Francis Case Manager Albany Office Housing
Cory Hackstedt HMIS Data Analyst Albany Office Housing
DeAnna Mattley Eligibility Navigator Corvallis Office Housing
Dianna Heunergardt Housing Services Coordinator Albany Office Housing
Donna Wolfe Eligibility Navigator Albany Office Housing
Gretchen Goode Housing Placement Advocate Albany Office Housing
Hilary Hernández Bilingual Eligibility Navigator (Habla Español) Albany Office Housing
Kristen Henry Case Manager Albany Office Housing
Milla Universe Case Manager Albany Office Housing
Olivia Byrd Housing Placement Advocate Corvallis Office Housing
Sara Briggs Case Manager Albany Office Housing

Linn Benton Food Share

Name Position Location Department
Christopher Heath Warehouse Worker II Food Share Warehouse Linn Benton Food Share
Debi Murk Accounting Clerk Corvallis Office Linn Benton Food Share
Gerry Perrone Agency Relations Specialist Corvallis Office Linn Benton Food Share
Michael Murphy Truck Driver & Warehouse Worker II Food Share Warehouse Linn Benton Food Share
Morrie Orth Truck Driver & Warehouse Worker Food Share Warehouse Linn Benton Food Share
Susan James Gleaner and Volunteer Program Coordinator Corvallis Office Linn Benton Food Share
Tim Lair Operations Manager Food Share Warehouse Linn Benton Food Share

Utility Assistance

Name Position Location Department
Athena Eisenbrandt Eligibility Specialist Albany Office Utility Assistance
Carrie Mills Eligibility Specialist Albany & Corvallis Offices Utility Assistance
Charlotte Schliske Eligibility Navigator Albany Office Utility Assistance
Connie Garman Eligibility Navigator Albany Office Utility Assistance
Julie Bruzzi Eligibility Specialist Newport Office Utility Assistance
Linda Baker Eligibility Specialist Albany Office Utility Assistance
Martina Robinson Utility Assistance Program Coordinator Albany Office Utility Assistance
Stephanie Edwards Eligibility Navigator Corvallis Office Utility Assistance
Stephanie Herrera Eligibility Navigator Albany Office Utility Assistance
Terry Podesta Eligibility Navigator Newport Office Utility Assistance

Weatherization

Name Position Location Department
Brock Bearden Crew Leader Albany Annex Weatherization
Dennis Feeney Area Coordinator Albany Annex Weatherization
Jerrid Maxon Auditor Albany Annex Weatherization
Josh Munger Auditor Albany Annex Weatherization
Kate Rendich Office Specialist III Albany Annex Weatherization
Kristin Thomas Office Assistant II Albany Annex Weatherization
Lance Bearden Auditor Albany Annex Weatherization
Michael Biddington Auditor Albany Annex Weatherization
Steven Minich Auditor Albany Annex Weatherization
Travis Maxon Weatherization Technician Albany Annex Weatherization

Workforce & Education

Name Position Location Department
Aaron Petty Case Manager Lincoln County Workforce & Education
Angela Turpen Principal Youth Advisor Corvallis Youth House Workforce & Education
Angie Richards Operations Manager Lincoln County Workforce & Education
Armand Schoppy Teacher Corvallis Youth House Workforce & Education
Brandie Barnes Veteran Services Case Manager Lebanon DHS Workforce & Education
Carl Almond Principal Employment Advisor WorkSource Oregon, Albany Workforce & Education
Cedar Derischebourg Case Manager WorkSource Oregon, Newport Workforce & Education
Courtney Zeek Financial Analyst Albany Youth House Workforce & Education
Daren Richards Operations Manager WorkSource Oregon, Albany Workforce & Education
Darleen Webster Case Manager Newport DHS Workforce & Education
David Petts Senior Crew Leader Mid-Valley Workforce & Education
David Eagan Senior Crew Leader Lincoln County Workforce & Education
Donna Seeto Teacher & Office Specialist I Career Tech Charter High School Workforce & Education
Ellen Ohlde Principal Employment Advisor WorkSource Oregon, Dallas Workforce & Education
Evan Scruton Lathos Area Coordinator Polk County Workforce & Education
Gerardo Garibay Principal Youth Advisor Henry Hill, Polk County Workforce & Education
German Rodriguez Veteran Services Case Manager WorkSource Oreogn, Albany Workforce & Education
Heather Johnson Case Manager Lincoln County Workforce & Education
Jan Peery Math Teacher Career Tech Charter High School Workforce & Education
Jason Nelson Music Teacher Career Tech Charter High School Workforce & Education
Jeffrey Nordtvedt Principal Employment Advisor Corvallis Youth House Workforce & Education
Jesica Porter GED Teacher Henry Hill, Polk County Workforce & Education
Joan Jones Principal Youth Advisor Linn County Workforce & Education
Joshua Hjelmberg Technology Teacher Henry Hill, Polk County Workforce & Education
Joshua Stanley Program Development Analyst Mid-Valley Workforce & Education
Judith Davis Case Manager Mid-Valley Workforce & Education
Justin Jolibois Senior Crew Leader Albany Youth House Workforce & Education
Kate Kellett Family Advocate Corvallis Office Workforce & Education
Kim King Case Manager Mid-Valley Workforce & Education
Lisa Perelli Area Coordinator Mid-Valley Workforce & Education
Maggie Underwood Principal Employment Advisor WorkSource Oregon, Albany Workforce & Education
Margo Baker Principal Employment Advisor Lebanon DHS Workforce & Education
Mark Keeler Teacher Career Tech Charter High School Workforce & Education
Michael Olson Case Manager Lincoln County Workforce & Education
Michelle Rogers Teacher Career Tech Charter High School Workforce & Education
Nathan Porter Teacher Henry Hill, Polk County Workforce & Education
Nichole Rose Youth Garden Crew Leader Henry Hill, Polk County Workforce & Education
Paul Johnson Case Manager Newport Office Workforce & Education
Philip Prewette Case Manager Mid-Valley Workforce & Education
Rachel Robertson Case Manager WorkSource Oregon, Newport Workforce & Education
Ramona Angell Case Manager Corvallis DHS Workforce & Education
Rebecca Hix Principal Employment Advisor WorkSource Oregon, Albany Workforce & Education
Robert Swan Area Coordinator Albany Youth House Workforce & Education
Sarah Louise Allen Education Supervisor Career Tech Charter High School Workforce & Education
Shantel Ness-White Case Manager Benton County Workforce & Education
Tamme Young Eligibility Navigator WorkSource Oregon, Albany Workforce & Education
Thomas Gregory Principal Employment Advisor WorkSource Oregon, Albany Workforce & Education
Tina Wolf Principal Youth Advisor Albany Youth House Workforce & Education
Vincent Drew Senior Crew Leader Corvallis Youth Garden Workforce & Education

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