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.
Nick works closely with the CEO and the Executive Leadership team across a broad range of responsibilities. Internally, he supports the Divisions and departments to effectively collaborate in ways that allow Morrison to continue providing best-in-class programs and services to children, youth, and families. Externally, he cultivates and manages relationships with partners, funders, and key stakeholders, along with advocating for, securing, and maintaining agency resources. Nick has a Masters of Social Work, with a focus on Administration and Management. He has over 20 years of experience developing programs and organizations to better meet the needs of children and families in Oregon.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.