Strengthening Rural Families
"...working together to build stronger families and communities in rural Benton County."
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Strengthening Rural Families Staff Members

Paul Smith, Executive Director

Lauri Lehman, Office Manager/Bookkeeper
Mirium Ulm, Alsea Pups Preschool Teacher and Alsea Community Coordinator
Laura Lundeen, Early Learning Project and Philomath Community Coordinator
Janeece Cook, Monroe Community Coordinator
Alex Barone, Positive Youth Development Coordinator
Sunny Bennett, Philomath Preschool teacher

POSITION OPEN - Latino Rural Outreach Coodinator

Strengthening Rural Families Board of Directors

Lori McGraw, SRF Board Chair, Senior Instructor, Oregon State University, College of Public Health & Human Sciences, (541) 737-4996

Susie Lisser, Owner, S. Lisser Consulting,

Luis Maciel, Board Secretary, Juvenile Services Supervisor, Benton County Juvenile Department, (541) 766-6060

Bre Miller, Board Treasurer, General Manager, Corvallis Knights, (541) 752-5656

Tammy Skubinna, Professor Emeritus, OSU Extension Faculty, (541) 752-4214

Mark Thielman, Superintendent, Alsea Public School, (541) 487-4305

Our SRF Advisory Team:
Carolyn Ashton, OSU Extension Services
Cindy Bond, Old Mill Center
Aoife Magee, Linn Benton Community College
Alicia Griggs, Benton County Health Department
Ashley Folgate, Philomath Community Library
Kelly Locey, Benton County Health Department
Derik Hering, Benton County Juvenile Department
Kendra Sue Phillips-Neal, Jackson Street Youth Services
Phoenix Ries, Licensed Professional Counselor
Sarah Rustan-Woosley, Philomath Youth Activities Club