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
Pegge McGuire Pegge McGuire Acting Executive Director Albany Office (541) 704-7627
Elaine Lahey Elaine Lahey Information Technology Director Albany Office (541) 758-2763
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
Colby Matsumoto Colby Matsumoto Office Specialist Albany Office Finance (541) 928-6335
Connor Lyons Connor Lyons Finance Operations Manager Albany Office Finance (541) 704-7622
Debbie Clearwater Debbie Clearwater Payroll Specialist Albany Office Finance (541) 704-7652
Emely Day Emely Day Executive Assistant Albany Office Administration (541) 704-7643
Karla Garrett Karla Garrett Resource & Program Development Advisor Albany Office Administration (541) 704-7650
Kathy Robertson Kathy Robertson Accounting Clerk Albany Office Finance (541) 704-2631
Kelly Bilyeu Kelly Bilyeu Network Specialist Albany Office Information Technology (541) 758-2779
Milla Uriarte Milla Uriarte Office Specialist Albany Office Administration (541) 928-6335
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
Shivani Agarwal staff photo Shivani Agarwal Data Systems Analyst Albany Office Information Technology (541) 758-2636
Staci Grenz Staci Grenz Accounting Technician, Payroll Albany Office Finance (541) 704-7637
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 Classroom Aide 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
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
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
Edith Torrescano Edith Torrescano Family Service Site Coordinator 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 Classroom Aide Newport Head Start Head Start (541) 574-7690
Heidi Crane Teacher III & Advocate Newport Head Start Head Start (541) 574-7690
Ines Gomez Classroom Aide Lincoln City Head Start Head Start (541) 996-3058
Jacque Swinford Jacque Swinford Teacher II & Advocate Lincoln City Head Start Head Start (541) 996-3058
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) 996-3058
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 Family Service Site Coordinator Lincoln City Head Start Head Start (541) 996-3058
Melissa Thomforde Melissa Thomforde Teaching Assistant Toledo Head Start Head Start (541) 336-5113
Michelle (Catherine) Vallajo Classroom Aide Newport Head Start Head Start (541) 574-7690
Patricia Landa Jarrett Patricia Landa Jarrett Teaching Assistant 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) 996-3058
Shawna Oleman Shawna Oleman Teacher III & Advocate Toledo Head Start Head Start (541) 336-5113
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) 996-3058
Valerie Young Classroom Aide Lincoln City Head Start Head Start (541) 996-3058
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
April Hein April Hein Case Manager Corvallis & Albany Office Housing (541) 758-2613
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
Gretchen Goode Housing Advocate Albany Office Housing (541) 704-7653
Katrina Casas Katrina Casas Case Manager Albany Office Housing (541) 704-7645
Mikalyn Martinez Mikalyn Martinez Case Manager, Supportive Services for Veteran Families Corvallis Office Housing (541) 758-2761
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 Linn County Eligibility Navigator Albany Office Housing (541) 704-7642
Scott McKee Scott McKee Eligibility Navigator, Supportive Services for Veteran Families Albany Office Housing (541) 704-7638
Sharon Cox Case Manager Newport Office Housing (541) 574-2281

Linn Benton Food Share

Photo Name Position Location Department Phone
Brody Colgan Brody Colgan Truck Driver & Warehouse Worker 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
Curtis Henderson Curtis Henderson Warehouse Worker Food Share Warehouse Linn Benton Food Share (541) 917-8598
Debi Murk Accounting Clerk Corvallis Office Linn Benton Food Share (541) 758-2606
Susan James Susan James Gleaniing and Volunteer Programs Coordinator Corvallis Office Linn Benton Food Share (541) 758-2645
Tim Lair Tim Lair Warehouse Worker II Food Share Warehouse Linn Benton Food Share (541) 917-8598
Tom Weir Tom Weir Operations Manager Corvallis Office Linn Benton Food Share (541) 758-2609

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
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
Heather Smith Eligibility Clerk Newport Office Utility Assistance (541) 265-3293
Julie Foust Julie Foust 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 Eligibility Clerk Corvallis Office Utility Assistance (541) 752-2840
Stephanie Herrera Stephanie Herrera Eligibility Clerk Albany Office Utility Assistance (541) 926-7163

Weatherization

Photo Name Position Location Department Phone
Aaron Phillips Weatherization Technician Albany Annex Weatherization (541) 752-2840
David Skeels David Skeels Weatherization Crew Leader Albany Annex Weatherization (541) 757-6686
Dennis Feeney Dennis Feeney Weatherization Auditor Albany Annex Weatherization (541) 753-4861
Iva Murphee Iva Murphree Finance Specialist Albany Annex Weatherization (541) 758-2627
Jerrid Maxon Jerrid Maxon Weatherization Crew Leader Albany Annex Weatherization (541) 757-6686
Joe Collett Joe Collett Weatherization Program Manager Albany Annex Weatherization (541) 758-2782
Kate Rendich Weatherization Program Assistant Albany Annex Weatherization (541) 758-2616

Workforce & Education

Photo Name Position Location Department Phone
Aaron Petty Aaron Petty Family Advocate Lincoln County Workforce & Education (541) 257-7032
Angel Turner staff pic Angel Turner Family Advocate Linn County Workforce & Education (458) 239-2343
IMG_0004 Angie Richards Family Advocate Newport DHS Workforce & Education (458) 239-2265
Armand Schoppy Armand Schoppy Teacher Corvallis Youth House Workforce & Education (541) 758-2605
Brandi Barnes Brandie Barnes Family Advocate 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 Family Advocate Albany DHS Workforce & Education (458) 239-2017
Courtney Zeek Courtney Zeek Office Specialist II 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) 351-8851
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
Jesica Madronal GED Teacher Independence School Workforce & Education (541) 704-7820
Joan Jones Joan Jones Principal Youth Advisor Linn County Workforce & Education (541) 704-7818
John Sollers John Sollers Teacher Career Tech Charter High School Workforce & Education (541) 351-8851
Joshua Hjelmberg Joshua Hjelmberg Technology Teacher Independence School Workforce & Education (541) 704-7820
Joshua Navarrete Principal Employment Advisor WorkSource Oregon, Dallas Workforce & Education (458) 239-2603
Josh Stanley Joshua Stanley Program Development Analyst Mid Valley Workforce & Education (541) 257-7029
Lisa Fernandez Lisa Fernandez Family Advocate WorkSource Oregon & DHS, Albany Workforce & Education (541) 760-7792
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) 758-2781
Michelle Rogers Michelle Rogers Crew Leader Career Tech Charter High School Workforce & Education (541) 351-8551
Mona K Hinds Mona K-Hinds Area Coordinator Independence School Workforce & Education (541) 704-7820
Morea Lloyd Morea Lloyd Principal Employment Advisor Independence School Workforce & Education (541) 704-7820
Nathan Junior Teacher Independence School Workforce & Education (541) 704-7820
Nichole Rose Nichole Rose Youth Garden Crew Leader Independence School Workforce & Education (541) 704-7820
Ramona Angell Ramona Angell Family Advocate Corvallis DHS Workforce & Education (541) 207-6071
RebeccaBahr Rebecca Bahr Education Supervisor Career Tech Charter High School Workforce & Education (541) 351-8551
Sean Larsen Sean Larsen Operations Manager Corvallis Youth House Workforce & Education (541) 758-2649
Shantel Ness Family Advocate Mid Valley 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 Family Advocate Mid Valley Workforce & Education (458) 239-0643
Tara ID Photo Tara Gray Family Advocate Mid Valley Workforce & Education (541) 619-5803
Tiffany Crooks staf photo Tiffany Crooks Principal Employment Advisor WorkSource Oregon, Albany Workforce & Education (458) 239-0556
Tina Wolf Principal Employment Advisor WorkSource Oregon, Albany Workforce & Education (541) 758-2631
Vincent Drew Vincent Drew Crew Leader Corvallis Youth Garden Workforce & Education (541) 758-2605

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