Leadership

Jennifer Wilcox, Program Director – Jennifer has more than twenty years of professional experience assisting individuals experiencing homelessness, addictions, and mental health challenges in accessing and utilizing employment and educational resources to live and work effectively in their communities. Her experience includes management, program development and coordination, supervision, education counseling, career counseling, and career development.

Amy Driscoll, Program Manager – Amy is a board-certified music therapist who holds a Bachelor’s degree in Music Therapy from Marylhurst University.  She has been with David’s Harp since April 2014, first as a counselor and then as a program supervisor and manager.  Amy currently oversees the daily operations and programming at David’s Harp.

Mary Kautzer, Senior Consultant – Mary has been involved in some form of leadership of David’s Harp since July 1, 1982.  She is a Licensed, Clinical Social Worker with a Masters degree in Social Work from Portland State University,1982.  She collaborates with the David’s Harp Manager on program oversight related to staff hiring, clinical program design, budget and revenue review. Mary is also the Director of one of Cascadia’s out-patient Health Centers. She supervises Managers in their work to integrate whole person treatment by providing integrated services: mental health, addiction, problem gambling and physical health maintenance and treatment. Clients who attend David’s Harp are enrolled in services with Cascadia’s mental health program at one of their Health Centers.

Support Staff and Contractors

Rianna Morgan, Peer Support Specialist – Rianna earned her BA in Linguistics from the University of Washington and an MA in TESOL from Portland State University.  In 2017, after obtaining her Peer Wellness Specialist and Traditional Healthcare Worker certifications, she began working at David’s Harp as a Peer Service Provider. In her spare time, she likes to play hand drums, read comic books, program computers, draw, garden, and knit.

Sam Skye, ATR, LPC – Full Spectrum Therapy offers specialized artistic approaches that support healing and identity exploration. With an understanding of the impacts of discrimination, trauma, and oppression, weekly art therapy sessions provide a healing space for David’s Harp’s members.

Board of Directors

Becky Hubbard, Board Chair – Member of David’s Harp Board since May 2007.  Currently employed by Ball Janik, LLP, attorneys at law. Becky had wanted to volunteer some time to assist adults.  Having a niece who is mentally challenged, she is aware that adults do not get the attention and care of other programs for the young.  After donating clothing to David’s Harp, and viewing the video of current programming, Becky knew she wanted to get involved with this program.  Becky is dedicated to keeping the doors open at David’s Harp so the clients have a place to go where they feel welcome, are among friends, and feel comfortable.

Stacy Lange, Vice Chair – Stacy has been a member of David’s Harp Board since January 2006.  She is currently in private psychotherapy practice. Stacy is interested in advocating for those who have less of a voice regarding the quality of their lives.  She learned of the program from another board member who shared with her the video of current programming.  Stacy felt it to be a program of great service and she wanted to invest more time to assist where she can to make a contribution to support this population.

Margaret Ford, Treasurer – Margaret joined the Board of Directors in February 2006.  She is a retired county planner having served as the Planning Director for 30 years in Butler County, Pennsylvania, and as the Planning Director for Walla Walla (City and County), Washington for 5 years.  Margaret is a member of David’s Harp’s partner, Parkrose United Methodist Church. She acts as a liaison between David’s Harp, the congregation, and the greater community.

Jeri Chavis, Secretary – Jeri has been a member of David’s Harp’s Board since July 2018.  She is the Manager of Attorney Recruiting at Tonkon Torp where she focuses on attorney hiring and summer associate recruiting. Jeri received her B.S. in Social and Behavioral Science from Linfield College.  Jeri enjoys engaging with the members David’s Harp supports at various events throughout the year.  

Christine Gackle – Christine earned her BA in Management and International Business and her MBA from the University of North Dakota. She has been with David’s Harp since October 2019. In her free time, Christine likes to go for long hikes, enjoy local coffee roasters, and keep up with her reading goals.

Gina Hahn – Gina joined the board of directors in February of 2006.  She was originally an employee of David’s Harp as the driver for our transportation services and she assisted with the day-to-day programming of activities and services.  Gina is a self-identified consumer of mental health services.  Her familiarity with the program, and her personal experience as a mental health consumer brings a rich perspective to the composition of board members.  Gina is very much interested in the recovery of individuals with mental illness and takes pride in her ability to act as a role model and example of successful treatment and support services in her own life.

Fran Dearborn – Fran joined the board of directors in October of 2019 and is a member of David’s Harp’s partner, Parkrose United Methodist Church. She acts as a liaison between David’s Harp, the congregation, and the greater community.

Emily Chow – Emily joined David’s Harp Board of Directors in May of 2020. Emily has served as the Executive and Board Liaison for Mercy Corps, a humanitarian aid organization, since 2015. Her personal experience as a client of mental health services for the last decade has led to her advocating for and removing the stigmas around mental health. As a first generation born American, Emily is also passionate about refugee and immigration rights and integration. In her spare time you are just as likely to find Emily hiking in the Gorge as you are to find her traveling internationally.

Julie Stone – As Director of Strategic Development and Proposals, at OCHIN, Julie Stone leads the planning and execution of proposals for federal and foundation prospects. Julie brings two decades of experience in Medicaid and Medicare policy and practice transformation from federal, academic, state association, and consultancy vantage points. She has experience managing contracts for government agencies and foundations, leading teams, budgets, subcontractors and consultants. She has also authored policy papers and memorandum for diverse audiences, including issue briefs, Congressional testimony, advocacy documents and persuasive memorandums, and has spoken before diverse audiences. Julie has a bachelor’s degree from University of California, Berkeley, and a Master’s degree from the Cornell Institute of Public Affairs (CIPA), Cornell University. Julie lives in West Linn, Oregon with her two children.