Oregon Local Leadership

Youth Villages Local Staff

Andrew Grover
Executive Director – Oregon

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Kandi Shearer
Assistant Director – Community-Based Programs

Shauna Lugar
Director – Development

Local Board

Community leaders serve on Youth Villages’ Oregon Board to actively promote and support our mission to help children and families live successfully and advocate proven solutions for the foster care/child welfare and juvenile justice systems. Board members play a significant role at the local level establishing Youth Villages as the leading provider of effective programs for troubled children and their families.

Sister Guadalupe Guajardo
Province Leadership Team
Sisters of the Holy Names of Jesus and Mary

Jaquelyn Reyes Alonzo
Bethany Bounds
Community Advocate

Mariel Combs
Senior Assistant Attorney General
Oregon Department of Justice

Adam Crowell
MetLife Auto & Life
Bill de la Cruz
Principal Consultant
De La Cruz Solutions
Nicholas Ehlen*
Commercial Real Estate Broker
Melvin Mark Brokerage Company
Ian Galloway
Senior Research Associate & Oregon State Community Development Field Mgr
Federal Reserve Bank, San Francisco
Robin Henderson
Chief Executive, Behavioral Health
Providence Medical Group
Joan Horstkotte
Emeritus Member
Ann Mestrovich
Talent Acquisition Partner
The Standard
Linda Jackson-Shaw
Community Advocate
H. Patterson Ritz*
Footwear Specialties Intl.
D. Colby Schlicker
Executive Vice President of Marketing
Watson Creative
Charles Swindells
Charles Swindells Law
*Member of Youth Villages National Board of Directors