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Directors & Senior Staff

Board of Directors

Parke Blundon, President, member since 2007 and a Financial Analyst with Wells Fargo.

Steve Cole, Vice President, member since 1994 and a retired Manager of Forrest Paint Company.

Dr. Debra Eisert, Secretary, member since 1998 and a Psychologist with the University of Oregon and Oregon Health Sciences University.

Njideka Nnamani, Co-Treasurer, member since 2010 and associate with Bank of America Merrill Lynch.

Gary Buss, Co-Treasurer, member since 1998 and a retired Supervisor with the Weyerhaeuser Company.

Linda Beach, member since 1983 and a retired Geographic Information Systems Technician, Willamette National Forest.

Chuck Davis, member since 1994 and a retired Springfield Utility Board Water Quality Manager.

Gene Heinle, member since 2000 and retired administrator from the Springfield School District.

Mike Kelly, member since 1989 and retired Springfield City Manager.

Nathan Lichvarcik, J.D., member since 2013 and an Assistant United States Attorney, US Department of Justice.

Barbara Lucas, member since 2005 and an Account Executive for McKenzie River Broadcasting.

Rob Morris, member since 2002 and Manager with Fred Meyer Corporation.

Randy Nawalaniec, member since 2005 and Maintenance Department with the City of Springfield.

Frank Papagni, J.D., Emeritus member, member since1991 and Assistant United States Attorney, US Department of Justice.

Management & Senior Staff  

Dave Ziegler, Ph.D., L.M.F.T., L.P.C.

Dave Ziegler, Ph.D., L.M.F.T., L.P.C., Licensed Psychologist, Executive Director, and Organization Founder. Began career as a therapist, clinical supervisor, foster parent and program manager in 1972. Author of multiple books and publications. International authority and presenter on issues related to trauma and psychological treatment.

Judy Littlebury, B.S.

Judy Littlebury, B.S., Director of Operations and Organization Founder. Began social service career focusing on the treatment of child abuse in 1977. A foster and adoptive mother and an authority in behavioral and therapeutic interventions with serious emotional disturbances in children.

Kiva Michels, L.C.S.W.

Kiva Michels, L.C.S.W., Clinical Supervisor and former Director of the SAFE Center. Began career in social services in 1989. Started work at Jasper Mountain in 1992. Licensed social worker, former protective services worker, and therapist with many years of hands on experience with the most challenging children.

Jeff Huston, M.S., L.P.C.

Jeff Huston, M.S., L.P.C., Director of the SAFE Center and former Clinical Team Leader. Began work at Jasper Mountain in 1996, with previous experience in treatment programs in California. A therapist and foster parent with expertise in family interventions with children presenting extreme issues.

Joyce Ziegler, B.A., Certified Biofeedback Therapist, Support Services Supervisor and Organization Founder. Began career in social services and biofeedback therapy in 1972. Foster parent and coordinator of efforts to meet the many physical needs of children in the program.

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Kenneth Dubé, B.A., Chief Financial Officer. Began work at Jasper Mountain in July 2013. Graduate in Accounting from Northwest Christian University. Previous experience with the Accounting Firm of Kernutt Stokes Brandt & Co. Responsible for accounting, billing, and contract management.

Janet Gielow Photo

Janet Gielow, M.A., Assistant Executive Manager. Began work at Jasper Mountain in 1991 and since has had a variety of roles including quality assurance, human resources, and school administrator.

Julie Williamson, M.A.

Julie Williamson, M.A., Program Manager of the Jasper Mountain Psychiatric Residential Program. Began work at Jasper Mountain in 1994. A therapist, foster parent, and years of direct experience as a parent and therapist with very challenging children.

Beau Garner

Beau Garner, M.Ed., L.M.F.T., Assistant Program Manager of the Jasper Mountain Psychiatric Residential Program. Began work at Jasper Mountain in 2001. A therapist and foster parent, with years of direct experience working with children and families.

Andy Tyler, B.A.

Andy Tyler, B.A., School District Liaison. Began work at Jasper Mountain in 1994. Certified crisis intervention trainer and a member of the school management team.


Janine Gordon, M.D.
Franc Strgar, M.D.
Susan Colasurdo, M.D.


Barbara Gentry, R.N.


Ryan Adams, M.S.W., CSWA
John Duffin McShane II, M.A.
Beau Garner, M.Ed., L.M.F.T.
Mary Gross, M.S.W.
Alex Hager, M.A., L.M.F.T.
Eden Huston, M.S.
Gail Keller, M.S.W., L.C.S.W.
Liliana Lynn, M.S., L.M.F.T.
Jamie Pleich, M.A., LPC
Marta Prato, M.S.W.
Shannon Sell, M.S.W., LCSW
Scott Smith, M.A., LPC
Sarah Stauffer, M.S.W.
Yukio Tomooka, M.S.W.
Renee Villanueva, M.Ed., L.M.F.T.

School Instructional Staff

Debbie Egan, M.Ed. (School Principal)
Holly Albone, M.S.
Karen Bennett, M.A.
Laura Dowsing, M.A.
Sarah Huff, M.S.
Rob Miles, M.A.T.
Marcy Heegeman, B.A.
Kristi Slaughter, M.A.
Cheryl Stringer, M.S.
Cory Taylor, M.A.

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