Meet our People!

(From right to left: Mirium, Laura R., Janeece, Lauri, Ashley, Paul, Sunny, Evie, Maegan, Krista, Daniela and Laura L.)

Executive Director

Paul Smith

Email: paul.srf@ruralfamilies.org

Office Manager, Bookkeeper

Lauri Lehman

Email: lauri.srf@ruralfamilies.org

Community Coordinators

Alsea

Raven Jones, Email: raven.srf@ruralfamilies.org

Monroe

Position vacant

Philomath

Jennifer Goodenough, Email: jennifer.srf@ruralfamilies.org

Santiam Canyon

Daniela Sorrick, Email:
daniela@ruralfamilies.org

Rural Outreach

Vivana Oquendo Patino, Email:
viviana.srf@ruralfamilies.org

Preschool Lead Teacher Staff

Alsea

Mirium Ulm,
Alsea Pups Preschool Director & Lead Teacher
Email: mirium.srf@ruralfamilies.org

Philomath

Laura Schell,
Philomath Next Steps Lead Teacher
Email:laura@ruralfamilies.org

Santiam Canyon

Kaytlyn Courtney, Santiam Canyon Preschool Lead Teacher Email: kaytlyn@ruralfamilies.org

Board of Directors

Shelley Niemann

Board Chair,
Alyrica Networks, Sales Manager

Luis Maciel

Board Secretary, Oregon Youth Authority, Juvenile Parole/Probation Officer – Yamhill/Lincoln/Linn & Benton Counties

Christopher McMorran

Board Treasurer,
Oregon State Legislature, Office of State Rep. Lisa Reynolds, Chief of Staff

Sarah Buddingh

Economic Development Alliance of Lincoln County, Project Manager

Janell Johnson

Oregon State University, Senior Instructor II, Department of Animal & Rangeland Sciences

Severn Thomas

Severn Thomas Insurance, Owner

Dolly Victorine

West Albany High School, Culinary Arts Teacher