About Us

We believe youth in the juvenile justice and foster care systems are leaders, scholars, artists, athletes and entrepreneurs

Executive Team

  • Nick Gallo – Executive Director
  • Betsy Cope – Sr. Director of Finance & Administration
  • Arlene Rodrigo – Sr. Director of Proctor Programs
  • Robyn Eaton – Director of Residential Programs
  • Bart Sylfae – Director of Operations

Board of Directors

  • Christoffer McCollum (President) – US Bank
  • Tim Brown (Secretary) – Daimler Trucks North America  (retired)
  • Ross Foster (Treasurer) – Root Mortgage
  • Michelle Krummenacker – IHC Associates
  • Claire Brown – Tonkon Torp LLP
  • Matt Godt – Walsh Construction Companies
  • Andre Stewart – Serendipity Center
  • Casey Devine – DeLap CPA, LLC
  • Cyn Connais – Cascadia Behavioral Healthcare
  • Chet Edwards – Portland Public Schools (retired)
  • Alise Marie Sanchez (Anishinaabe) – Oregon Community Health Workers Association
  • Margaret Semple – State of Oregon (retired)
  • Jesseca Ryan – LearnLife LLC

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