Nick provides the overall administration of Morrison Child & Family Services. He supervises those providing program services and evaluation, fund development, Equity and Inclusion, Finance Services and overall organizational health and strategic priorities. Nick currently serves on the Governor’s Child Foster Care Advisory Commission, the Tri-County Provider Association’s Board of Directors, and the Oregon Child & Family Center for Excellence’s Board of Directors. Nick earned his Masters of Social Work degree at Portland State University and has over 20 years of experience developing programs and organizations to best meet the needs of children and families in Oregon.
Katherine oversees accounting and financial functionality by leading the Financial and Accounting Services Team (FAST). She collaborates with administrative departments, program staff, and external stakeholders to ensure fiscal procedures, processes, and compliance. Katherine holds a Masters of Public Administration and completed her post-graduate education with an emphasis on nonprofit management.
Scott leads various administrative functions with a focus on overall environmental services. These services include the facilities department and our work atmosphere and morale activities through our Equity, Inclusion and Sanctuary Model department. He also assists in strategic planning, system development and implementation of business processes, and workforce development that supports Morrison's operational and financial goals. He holds a Master's degree in Business Administration.
Dr. Hollands provides strategic leadership and executive oversight for the Human Resources Department and focuses on enhancing solid foundational HR practices to meet the evolving workforce needs while building future-focused, innovative, outstanding employee experiences through engagement, recruitment, and retention. Dr. Hollands earned an undergraduate degree in Sociology from the University of Oregon, a Master of Social Work degree from Portland State, and holds a Doctorate degree in Educational Leadership from Portland State University. She is a seasoned professional with 25 years of experience assisting both publicly funded and non-profit organizations to understand the impact of Inclusion, Equity, and Diversity.
Margaret provides strategic leadership and executive management, oversight, and support of the organization’s comprehensive array of programs and services and ensure we are providing Best-in-Class services to children, youth, and families as we continue to grow and expand our impact across Oregon and beyond. Margaret holds a Masters degree in Counseling Psychology and has over 20+ years combined experience in providing direct services, as a funder, and managing, directing, and leading clinical programs and services.
Margie leads the Quality Management and Program Evaluation Department. She also oversees Early Childhood prevention programs and Parents Anonymous of Oregon. Since 1977, Margie has designed and developed numerous outpatient mental health and prevention programs that are now embedded in Morrison’s continuum of services. She is a Licensed Clinical Social Worker who enjoys helping children of all ages and backgrounds overcome adversity and develop healthy personalities.
Patricia provides leadership for Equity, Inclusion, and Sanctuary at Morrison. She has been a race and social justice advocate with twenty-five years of experience, including program design, policy implementation, training, and group facilitation.
Kitty oversees Morrison’s Prevention and Foster Care Services Division. She holds a Doctorate in Social Work and Social Research and is Licensed Clinical Social Worker with practice experience in early childhood, child and family therapy, abuse and trauma, addiction and recovery, and trauma informed care. Kitty is a native Portlander and is committed to serving the most vulnerable and resilient children and families in our community.
Alina oversees Morrison’s ORR [Office of Refugee Resettlement] programs: 3 residential programs and 1 Home Study/Post Release program. She has over 10 years of experience working with children, families, and youth in early childhood, behavioral health, and ORR. Alina holds a master’s degree in Social Work with a focus on administration and leadership. She enjoys working with families, children, youth and staff and is always amazed by the work that staff do with the children and youth we serve. Alina is bilingual/bicultural, English/Spanish and has lived in the Portland Metro area most of her life.
Traci manages the human resources function for the entire agency. She leads her team in providing HR support to all programs for all stages of the employee life cycle. Traci has extensive background in human resources management, with both the SPHR and SHRM-SCP human resources credentials. She has a degree in psychology with a minor in business.
McCurtis leads the Information Technology team, including helpdesk, software, hardware, systems, Electronic Health Record, and Business Intelligence, and provides related supportive services for the entire agency. McCurtis holds a Bachelors of Science in Computer Information Systems from Alabama State University and has more than 10 years of IT experience.
Jennifer has worked in various positions across the agency since 1994. As the Director of Executive Administration, she oversees and coordinates administrative support for the CEO, Chief Officers, the Morrison Leadership team, and other administrative staff serving programs across the agency. She also supports both the Morrison Board of Directors and the Foundation Board of Directors and serves as a resource for and liaison with both boards. Additionally, Jennifer coordinates special agency projects, including Morrison’s Holiday Giving program and - most recently - the Morrison 75th Anniversary historical exhibit at the Oregon Historical Society museum.