Drew provides the overall administration of Morrison Child and Family Services. He supervises those providing program services and evaluation, fund development, Equity and Inclusion, Finance Services and overall organizational health and strategic priorities. He serves as the primary liaison to all government, school, private funding and licensing bodies for Morrison. Drew has extensive experience with integrating mental health and substance use disorders, prevention, foster care, residential, and community-based services. He has a master’s degree in education, focused on social agencies counseling from the University of Dayton, in Dayton Ohio. “Serving kids and families well is the passion that keeps me focused, dedicated employees are what keeps me going through all types of ups and downs.”
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.
Patricia is responsible for all organizational legal matters including human resources, administrative compliance with State and Federal employment laws, insurance, risk management and liability. Patricia serves on both the Morrison Leadership Team and the Executive Leadership Team.
Dixie leads and manages the organization's comprehensive array of prevention and clinical services. This includes recommending appropriate actions, strategies, and alternatives to meet the agency needs for serving children, youth, and families. Dixie also oversees overall leadership for programs from a trauma-informed perspective with an emphasis on effective partnerships within the agency and all related stakeholders and funders. Dixie has a Masters degree in Social Work and is a licensed clinical social worker. She admires the resiliency and the energy of the kids and their families.
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.
Margaret oversees all of Morrison’s outpatient clinics, the community-based programs, Sage Youth Residential Program, and the Central Intake Department. She has extensive experience as a funder, having worked in care coordination and utilization review for local medicaid-managed care plans. She holds a Masters degree in Counseling Psychology and has extensive experience as a parent educator, parenting consultant, and behavior analyst working with autistic children.
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.
Deanna oversees all key aspects of the agency's fundraising, planned giving, marketing and communications, capital campaigns, and other donor and public relations. As a Development professional for over a decade, she expands community understanding of Morrison's mission and raises critically-needed funds and resources from foundations, corporations, and individuals. In addition to her nonprofit Development experience, Deanna's experience includes higher education, health care, design, and events.
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.
Robin directs Program Evaluation and Research Services for the agency. She facilitates the design, implementation, and outcomes of program evaluation studies and helps program staff make data-driven service improvements through quality improvement discussions. Robin is a research analyst and social scientist with 10+ years of experience in research design and data wrangling. She has a PhD in Systems Science, i.e. Research Methods.