Staff Directory

Who We Are

Our staff is focused on providing services for day-to-day survival, such as food and housing, as well as helping the community develop new skills that lead to independence through education, training, and work. Learn more about our staff today.

Executive Leadership Team

Photo Name Position Location Phone
Martha Lyon Martha Lyon Executive Director Albany Office (541) 704-7621
Favorite Headshot 1 Pegge McGuire Acting Executive Director Albany Office (541) 704-7627
Elaine Lahey Elaine Lahey Information Technology Director Albany Office (541) 758-2763
Connor Lyons Connor Lyons Finance Director Albany Office (541) 704-7622
Ryan McCambridge Ryan McCambridge Linn Benton Food Share Director Corvallis Office (541) 758-2608
Suzanne Miller Suzanne Miller Head Start Director Lincoln County Head Start (541) 418-0158

Administration, Finance, IT

Photo Name Position Location Department Phone
Brian Courts Brian Courts Network Specialist II Albany Office Information Technology (541) 758-2765
Bridget Sheffler Payroll Specialist Albany Office Human Resources (541) 704-7652
Colby Matsumoto Colby Matsumoto Accounting Clerk Albany Office Finance (541) 928-6335
Emely Day Emely Day Executive Assistant Albany Office Administration (541) 704-7643
Iva Murphee Iva Murphree Financial Analyst Albany Office Finance (541) 758-2627
Karla Garrett Karla Garrett Program Development & Resource Advisor Albany Office Administration (541) 704-7650
Kathy Robertson Kathy Robertson Accounting Clerk Albany Office Finance (541) 704-7631
Kelly Bilyeu Kelly Bilyeu Network Specialist Albany Office Information Technology (541) 758-2779
Kelly Gould Kelly Gould Finance Supervisor Albany Office Finance (541) 704-7630
kprather Kelli Prather Grant Accountant Albany Office Finance (541) 704-7629
Randy McKay Randy McKay Network Specialist Albany Office Information Technology (541) 758-2778
Rich Shelton Rich Shelton Human Resources Operations Manager Albany Office Human Resources (541) 704-7620
Staci Grenz Staci Grenz Accounting Technician, Payroll Albany Office Finance (541) 704-7637
Stephanie Herrera Stephanie Herrera Office Specialist I Albany Office Administration (541) 928-6335
Susanne Lee Susanne Lee Executive Assistant to the Executive Director Albany Office Administration (541) 704-7505

Head Start

Photo Name Position Location Department Phone
Adriana Luz Guzman Adriana Luz Guzman Teaching Assistant Newport Head Start Head Start (541) 574-7690
Alejandra Cortes Alejandra Cortes Classroom Aide Lincoln City Head Start Head Start (541) 996-3028
Amanda Ragsdale Amanda Ragsdale Head Start Family Site Coordinator Toledo Head Start Head Start (541) 336-5113
Andrea Lengel Andrea Lengel Program Education Manager Toledo Head Start Head Start (541) 336-5113
Angela Oleman Angela Oleman Program Assistant Toledo Head Start Head Start (541) 336-5113
Angelina Felix Angelina Felix Teaching Assistant Lincoln City Head Start Head Start (541) 996-3028
IMG_0762 Brianna White Classroom Aide Toledo Head Start Head Start (541) 336-5113
CrystalLinenkosPhoto Crystal Linenko Classroom Aide Toledo Head Start Head Start (541) 336-5113
Darrel Lowe Darrel Lowe Teaching Assistant Lincoln City Head Start Head Start (541) 996-3028
Debra Groesbeck Debra Groesbeck Family Advocate Toledo Head Start Head Start (541) 336-5113
Dell McGee Family Advocate Lincoln City Head Start Head Start (541) 996-3028
Diana Warren Diana Warren Health & Nutrition Supervisor Newport Head Start Head Start (541) 574-7690
Esmeralda Hernandez Esmeralda Hernandez Teacher II & Advocate Newport Head Start Head Start (541) 574-7690
Felicia Crockett Felicia Crockett Classroom Aide Newport Head Start Head Start (541) 574-7690
Heidi Crane Heidi Crane Teacher III & Advocate Newport Head Start Head Start (541) 574-7690
Ines Gomez Ines Gomez Classroom Aide Lincoln City Head Start Head Start (541) 996-3028
Jacque Swinford Jacque Swinford Teacher II & Advocate Lincoln City Head Start Head Start (541) 996-3028
Jasmine Pearson Jasmine Pearson Teaching Assistant Toledo Head Start Head Start (541) 336-5113
Jenna Whittier Jenna Whittier Family Advocate Toledo & Newport Head Start Head Start (541) 336-5113 and (541) 574-7690
Jenny Shea Jenny Shea Teacher III & Advocate Lincoln City Head Start Head Start (541) 996-3028
Jessica Hurley2 Jessica Hurley Teacher II & Advocate Toledo Head Start Head Start (541) 336-5113
Lacey Tyler Lacey Tyler Teaching Assistant Toledo Head Start Head Start (541) 336-5113
Marta Vrell Marta Vrell Family Service Site Coordinator Lincoln City Head Start Head Start (541) 996-3028
Michelle (Catherine) Vallajo Classroom Aide Newport Head Start Head Start (541) 574-7690
Patricia Landa Jarrett Patricia Landa Jarrett Teacher Newport Head Start Head Start (541) 574-7690
Randi Brickey Randi Brickey Family Advocate Supervisor & Mental Health and Disability Content Specialist Lincoln City Head Start Head Start (541) 996-3028
Samantha Stamas Samantha Stamas Classroom Aide Newport Head Start Head Start (541) 574-7690
Shawna Oleman Shawna Oleman Teacher III & Advocate Toledo Head Start Head Start (541) 336-5113
tiffany taylor Tiffany Taylor Classroom Aide Toledo Head Start Head Start (541) 336-5113
Trinity Whitaker staff photo Trinity Whitaker Teacher III & Advocate Lincoln City Head Start Head Start (541) 996-3028
Yanina Flores Yanina Flores Teaching Assistant Lincoln City Head Start Head Start (541) 996-3058

Housing

Photo Name Position Location Department Phone
Amanda Timm Amanda Timm Lincoln County Eligibility Navigator Newport Office Housing (541) 574-2280
thumbnail_20200827_145849 Andrew Sheldon Case Manager Albany Office Housing (541) 704-7656
Becca Meyers Housing Placement Advocate Albany Office Housing (541) 928-6335
20210202_100903 Cory Hackstedt Eligibility Navigator Albany Office Housing (541) 758-2616
Courtney Hardin Housing Case Manager Corvallis Office Housing (541) 752-1010
Dasi-Compton-staff-photo Dasi Compton Housing Placement Advocate, Supportive Services for Veteran Families Albany Office Housing (971) 701-1234
Deanna Mattley DeAnna Mattley Benton County Eligibility Navigator Corvallis Office Housing (541) 704-7625
Dianna Heunergardt Dianna Heunergardt Housing Services Coordinator Albany Office Housing (541) 758-2610
Dina Eldridge Dina Eldridge Housing Services Manager Albany Office Housing (541) 704-7624
German Rodriguez German Rodriguez Case Manager, Supportive Services for Veteran Families Albany Office Housing (541) 704-7648
ggoode staff dir Gretchen Goode Housing Advocate Albany Office Housing (541) 704-7653
hhernandez Hilary Hernandez Eligibility Navigator Albany Office Housing (541) 704-7626
Katrina Casas Katrina Casas Case Manager Albany Office Housing (541) 704-7645
WIN_20210216_14_38_22_Pro Kelly Lee Eligibility Navigator Albany Office Housing (541) 758-2784
IMG_0090 Maritssa Barrera Eligibility Navigator Albany Office Housing (541) 704-7636
Meesha Accinelli Meesha Accinelli Case Manager Albany Office Housing (541) 758-2632
Mikalyn Martinez Mikalyn Martinez Case Manager, Supportive Services for Veteran Families Corvallis Office Housing (541) 758-2761
Milla Uriarte Milla Uriarte Eligibility Navigator Albany Office Housing (541) 704-7651
Patty Schutzman Linn County Eligibility Navigator Albany Office Housing (541) 704-7646
Roberta Springer Roberta Springer Housing Placement Advocate Newport Office Housing (541) 574-2288
sara briggs Sara Briggs Linn County Eligibility Navigator Albany Office Housing (541) 704-7642
Sharon Cox Case Manager Newport Office Housing (541) 574-2281
Tamme Young Eligibility Navigator Albany Office Housing (541) 704-7638

Linn Benton Food Share

Photo Name Position Location Department Phone
Brody Colgan Brody Colgan Warehouse Worker II Food Share Warehouse Linn Benton Food Share (541) 917-8596
Colleen Dyrud Colleen Dyrud Agency Relations Specialist Corvallis Office Linn Benton Food Share (541) 758-2621
Debi Murk Accounting Clerk Corvallis Office Linn Benton Food Share (541) 758-2606
Melissa Torres Program Assistant Corvallis Office Linn Benton Food Share (541) 758-2615
Michael Murphy Truck Driver & Warehouse Worker Food Share Warehouse Linn Benton Food Share (541) 917-8596
Morrie Orth Truck Driver Food Share Warehouse Linn Benton Food Share (541) 917-8596
Susan James Susan James Gleaning and Volunteer Programs Coordinator Corvallis Office Linn Benton Food Share (541) 758-2645
Tim Lair Tim Lair Operations Manager Food Share Warehouse Linn Benton Food Share (541) 917-8596

Utility Assistance

Photo Name Position Location Department Phone
Athena Eisenbrandt Athena Eisenbrandt Eligibility Specialist Albany Office Utility Assistance (541) 926-7163
Betty Hooper Betty Hooper Eligibility Clerk Corvallis Office Utility Assistance (541) 752-2840
Carrie Mills Carrie Mills Eligibility Specialist Albany & Corvallis Office Utility Assistance (541) 752-2840
Charlotte Schliske Charlotte Schliske Eligibility Clerk Albany Office Utility Assistance (541) 926-7163
20210220_124116 Connie Garman Eligibility Clerk Albany Office Utility Assistance (541) 926-7163
Connie Johnson Connie Johnson Utility Assistance Manager Albany Office Utility Assistance (541) 704-7647
Julie Foust Julie Bruzzi Eligibility Specialist Newport Office Utility Assistance (541) 265-3293
Linda Baker Linda Baker Eligibility Specialist Albany Office Utility Assistance (541) 926-7163
Martina Robinson Martina Robinson Eligibility Specialist Albany Office Utility Assistance (541) 926-7163
Michele Barber Michele Barber Eligibility Clerk Albany Office Utility Assistance (541) 926-7163
Secilia Arciniega Secilia Arciniega Eligibility Clerk Albany Office Utility Assistance (541) 926-7163
Stephanie Edwards Stephanie Edwards Eligibility Clerk Corvallis Office Utility Assistance (541) 752-2840

Weatherization

Photo Name Position Location Department Phone
David Skeels David Skeels Crew Leader Albany Annex Weatherization (541) 757-6686
Dennis Feeney Dennis Feeney Lead Auditor Albany Annex Weatherization (541) 753-4861
Jerrid Maxon Jerrid Maxon Crew Leader Albany Annex Weatherization (541) 757-6686
Joe Collett Joe Collett Program Manager Albany Annex Weatherization (541) 758-2782
Lance Bearden Lance Bearden Auditor Albany Annex Weatherization (541) 758-2639
Kate Rendich Program Assistant Albany Annex Weatherization (541) 738-0958

Workforce & Education

Photo Name Position Location Department Phone
Aaron Petty Aaron Petty Case Manager Lincoln County Workforce & Education (541) 257-7032
angela turpen Angela Turpen Principal Youth Advisor Corvallis Youth House Workforce & Education (541) 971-8099
IMG_0004 Angie Richards Area Coordinator Lincoln County Workforce & Education (458) 239-2265
Armand Schoppy Armand Schoppy Teacher Corvallis Youth House Workforce & Education (541) 758-2605
Brandi Barnes Brandie Barnes Case Manager Lebanon DHS Workforce & Education (541) 760-7184
Carl Almond Principal Employment Advisor WorkSource Oregon, Albany Workforce & Education (541) 246-4919
Chelsey Thurman Chelsey Thurman Senior Youth Advisor Corvallis Youth House Workforce & Education (541) 758-2776
Cheyanne Bartolo Case Manager Newport Office Workforce & Education (458) 239-2017
Courtney Zeek Courtney Zeek Program Assistant Corvallis Youth House Workforce & Education (541) 758-2777
Daren Richards Daren Richards Area Coordinator WorkSource Oregon, Albany Workforce & Education (541) 223-1824
Darleen Webster Darleen Webster Family Advocate Newport DHS Workforce & Education (541) 619-6583
David Petts David Petts Senior Crew Leader Mid Valley Workforce & Education (541) 760-7500
Debra Edwards Debra Edwards Senior Employment Advisor WorkSource Oregon, Lebanon Workforce & Education (541) 918-8896
Donna Seeto Donna Seeto Teacher & Office Specialist I Career Tech Charter High School Workforce & Education (541) 351-8551
Fred Pinsky Fred Pinsky Principal Employment Advisor WorkSource Oregon, Dallas Workforce & Education (541) 231-7245
Jan Peery Jan Peery Math Teacher Career Tech Charter High School Workforce & Education (541) 351-8551
Jason Nelson Jason Nelson Music Teacher Career Tech Charter High School Workforce & Education (541) 351-8551
Jennifer Ugarte Case Manager Mid-Valley Workforce & Education (458) 245-0419
Jesica Porter GED Teacher Henry Hill, Polk County Workforce & Education (541) 704-7820
Joan Jones Jhean Lamberto Case Manager Benton County Workforce & Education (458) 239-2343
Joan Jones Joan Jones Principal Youth Advisor Linn County Workforce & Education (541) 979-6808
John Sollers John Sollers Teacher Career Tech Charter High School Workforce & Education (541) 351-8851
Joshua Hjelmberg Joshua Hjelmberg Technology Teacher Henry Hill, Polk County Workforce & Education (541) 704-7820
Josh Stanley Joshua Stanley Program Development Analyst Mid Valley Workforce & Education (541) 257-7029
Kim King Kim King Case Manager Mid Valley Workforce & Education (541) 731-3688
Leanna Linville Case Manager Mid Valley Workforce & Education (541) 760-4873
Lisa Perelli Lisa Perelli Area Coordinator Mid Valley Workforce & Education (458) 209-1574
Madison Tatum Madison Tatum Program Development Analyst Mid Valley Workforce & Education (541) 207-2974
Maggie Underwood Maggie Underwood Principal Employment Advisor WorkSource Oregon, Albany Workforce & Education (541) 760-0204
Margo Baker Margo Baker Principal Employment Advisor Lebanon DHS Workforce & Education (541) 521-5091
Michelle Rogers Michelle Rogers Teacher Career Tech Charter High School Workforce & Education (541) 351-8551
Mona K Hinds Mona K-Hinds Area Coordinator Henry Hill, Polk County Workforce & Education (541) 704-7820
Morea Lloyd Morea Beatty Principal Youth Advisor Henry Hill, Polk County Workforce & Education (541) 704-7820
Nathan Porter Teacher Henry Hill, Polk County Workforce & Education (541) 704-7820
Nichole Rose Nichole Rose Youth Garden Crew Leader Henry Hill, Polk County Workforce & Education (541) 704-7820
Ramona Angell Ramona Angell Case Manager Corvallis DHS Workforce & Education (541) 207-6071
RebeccaBahr Rebecca Bahr Education Supervisor Career Tech Charter High School Workforce & Education (541) 351-8551
Swan Image-portraitfinal Robert Swan Case Manager WorkSource Oregon, Albany Workforce & Education (541) 255-6319
Sean Larsen Sarah Goodman-Strong Case Manager Mid-Valley Workforce & Education (458) 245-0435
Sean Larsen Sarah Louise Allen Case Manager Lincoln County Workforce & Education (458) 239-2603
Sean Larsen Sean Larsen Operations Manager Corvallis Youth House Workforce & Education (541) 758-2649
Shantel Ness Shantel Ness Case Manager Benton County Workforce & Education (541) 905-3870
Sharee Cooper Sharee Cooper Operations Manager Corvallis Youth House Workforce & Education (541) 758-2633
Sravya Tadepalli staff photo small Sravya Tadepalli Principal Employment Advisor Mid Valley Workforce & Education (458) 239-0643
Tara ID Photo Tara Gray Area Coordinator Mid Valley Workforce & Education (541) 619-5803
Tiffany Crooks staf photo Tiffany Crooks Area Coordinator Mid-Valley Workforce & Education (458) 239-0556
Tina Wolf Principal Youth Advisor WorkSource Oregon, Albany Workforce & Education (541) 758-2631
Tom Weir Tom Weir Senior Crew Leader Santiam Canyon Workforce & Education (541) 758-2633
Vincent Drew Vincent Drew Crew Leader Corvallis Youth Garden Workforce & Education (541) 248-0746

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