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Directors & Senior Staff

Board of Directors

Rob Morris, President, member since 2002 and retired manager with Fred Meyer Corporation.

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

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

Cathy Ouellette, J.D., Co-Treasurer, member since 2014 and attorney practicing in Lane County.

Karrie McIntyre, J.D., Secretary, member since 2014 and Lane County Circuit Court Judge.

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

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

Debra Eisert, Ph.D., member since 1998 and a psychologist with the University of Oregon and Oregon Health Sciences University.

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

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

Barbara Lucas, member since 2005 and retired broadcasting executive.

Randy Nawalaniec, member since 2005 and maintenance department staff with the City of Springfield.

Njideka Nnamani, M.B.A., member since 2010 and associate with Bank of America Merrill Lynch.

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., Co-Founder/Consultant. 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.

Beau Garner

Beau Garner, M.Ed., L.M.F.T., Director of the SAFE Center. Began work at Jasper Mountain in 2001. A therapist and foster parent, with years of direct experience working with children and families.

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.

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.

Chris Dykema, M.B.A., C.P.A., Chief Financial Officer. Began work at Jasper Mountain in 2014. Responsible for accounting, billing, and contract management.

Janet Gielow Photo

Janet Gielow, M.A., Business 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., Jasper Residential Director. 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.

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.
Rebecca Gordon, M.O.
Scott Holt, D.O.
Jennifer Schumann, M.D.
Franc Strgar, M.D.


Bonnie Hennessey, RN
Michaela Swearengin, LPN


Ryan Adams, M.S.W., L.C.S.W.
Gisele Barone, M.A.
Theresa Burke, L.C.S.W., L.M.A.T.
Beau Garner, M.Ed., L.M.F.T.
Mary Gross, M.S.W.
Eden Huston, M.S.
Gail Keller, M.S.W., L.C.S.W.
Teena Kendrick, M.A.
Sir Aaron Mason, M.S.
Chelsea Murkley, M.A.
Marta Prato, M.S.W.
Scott Smith, M.A., LPC
Shauna Washington, M.S.W.

School Instructional Staff

Debbie Egan, M.Ed. (School Principal)
Karen Bennett, M.A.
Anne Carlisle, M.S.
Laura English, M.A.
Vicki Erickson, M.A.
Sarah Huff, M.S.
Lorraine Jarvi, M.S.
Donna Pioli, M.S.
Kristi Slaughter, M.A.
Cory Taylor, M.A.

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