Teresa Lawson is our newest board member. Teresa has a strong financial and data analysis background. We are pleased to have her added expertise.More to come........
Beth Barker-Hidalgo, Board Chair
Over thirty years working in non-profit environments in disciplines ranging from public transportation, public health, and community action. Skills include: Grant writing, management and reporting, with multiple successful awards ranging from $15,000 to $350,000. Project management skills from small to large-scale, contract negotiations, mobility management, database development, volunteer management, hiring, training, and coaching.
My husband and I relocated from Sacramento CA to Curry County in 2012 in search of a quality of life improvement. I currently serve as a Commissioner for the Coos Curry Housing Authority, the AllCare Community Advisory Council, the Ambulance Service Area Committee and the STIF (State Transportation Improvement Fund), and I am currently employed with Oregon Coast Community Action as the Curry Services Coordinator.
In my spare time I enjoy camping, hiking, paddling, cycling, fishing, and spending time with our grandchildren.
Jim Johnson - Beyond Rejection Ministries has served the homeless population and hospice care recipients for decades. Jim also serves a a jail chaplain assisting with individuals needs while incarcerated and re-entry into the community by connecting people with necessities of survival, providing connections to safety-net social services, and providing spiritual advice to those in need.
Hollie Strahm, Secretary
Hollie was born in Curry County, and has remained a resident of Curry County most of her life. She currently lives in Brookings with her husband and 6 children. Hollie received her Bachelors of Science in Nursing from Oregon Health Sciences University in 1994. She later went back to school and completed her Master’s Degree in Social Work from Portland State University in 2013.
Hollie has predominately served Curry County in her professional career as a registered nurse in a variety of community based settings. Hollie first worked for the Brookings-Harbor School District as the District Nurse after returning from earning her nursing degree in 1994. She served in this position on 2 separate occasions. Hollie also worked in geriatrics for over 5 years both at Curry Good Samaritan, and also owning her own long term care organization. Additionally, Hollie spent 10 years of her career working for Public Health in Curry County, the last years serving as the Curry County Public Health Director. Hollie is currently working as the Del Norte County Nurse Manager for United Indian Health Services.
Linda Maxon, Treasurer
Linda serves as the CEO/Executive Director of Coast Community Health Center in Bandon Oregon. She directly supervises the health center leadership team to ensure appropriate and efficient scheduling, work assignments, daily operations, and fiscal stability. Linda recently secured residency in Port Orford and serves as a Port Orford Rotarian. She is deeply dedicated to increasing access to healthcare for north county residents as well as addressing social determinants of health and support services necessary to provide basic human needs. Linda provides supervision f CFO and direct collaboration with the Finance/Audit Committee to develop annual budgets, ensure cost effective policies and procedures and implemented to ensure fiscal controls for the areas of billing, insurance contracts, fee schedules, sliding scale, credit and collections.
Linda is a Ford Family Foundation Leadership program graduate and volunteers with the Bandon School District's Budget Committee.
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