FAN Administrative Team

Julie N. Lyche

Julie N. Lyche

Executive Director
541-693-5675
julie.lyche@hdesd.org

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Julie N. Lyche has lived and worked in Central Oregon for more than 20 years and has been the Executive Director of the Family Access Network (FAN) since 2003. She has worked with community agencies for over 25 years as a funder and agency provider, focusing on issues involving children and families. She is passionate about strengthening local, regional, and state partnerships to better serve our disadvantaged children, teens and families. Julie believes that the strength in FAN lies with the relationships between FAN advocates, schools, local social service partners and families. Julie is honored to work in an organization that helps children receive an education and break the cycle of poverty.

Robyn Ridolphi

Robyn Ridolphi

Project Manager
541-693-5675
robyn.ridolphi@hdesd.org

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Originally from the Upper Peninsula of Michigan, Robyn has lived in Oregon for over 20 years and is happy to call Bend home. She received her B.S. in Communication Studies from Eastern Oregon University, and is excited to put her skills to use for FAN. Having volunteered in Bend-LaPine schools for years, she has seen firsthand how FAN advocates help students succeed. Robyn enjoys camping, the Green Bay Packers, and visiting our country’s national parks.

Kai Myers

Kai Myers

Stewardship Coordinator
541-693-5652
kai.myers@hdesd.org

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Kai Myers’ father is a South Korean immigrant and his mother is from Shelton, Washington, who spent much of her childhood houseless. Inspired by his parents and supported with programs similar to Family Access Network (FAN), he attended Grand Canyon University and earned a bachelor’s degree in Government (emphasis in Legal Studies), while minoring in Public Admin. He worked for the charity St. Vincent de Paul while in college, furthering his passion for public service. Kai proves the success of programs like FAN and he is committed to providing the same opportunity for others.

Kelsey Seymour

Kelsey Seymour

Community Outreach Coordinator
541-306-8525
kelsey.seymour@hdesd.org

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Kelsey has over six years of experience in Central Oregon’s healthcare ecosystem, with an emphasis on community collaboration and grantmaking. After attending the Art Institute of Portland, she began a career in marketing, only to discover her true passion was for non-profit work. Kelsey worked at the Central Oregon Health Council for five years and recently was the Business and Media Manager with a local consulting agency for primary care. In line with her passion for non-profit work, she spent four years volunteering with Friends of the Children Central Oregon as a board member, graphic designer, and general Jill of all trades. She and her husband reside in Redmond with their two children and two cats.

Sydney MacDonald

Sydney MacDonald

Development Specialist
541-693-5733
sydney.macdonald@hdesd.org

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Sydney grew up in Vermont before moving to North Carolina to receive her BA in Professional Writing and Women and Gender Studies. From there continued her education in the UK, graduating with a Master’s in Media and Public Relations from Newcastle University. She moved to Bend at the end of 2021 with her partner, Kalvin, and their dog, Marlowe. She has worked for several non-profits focusing on animal conservation and human services including NeighborImpact. Sydney enjoys spending her free time reading fantasy novels and eating at every food truck Bend has to offer.

Family Access Network

2125 NE Daggett Lane
Bend, OR 97701
p: 541-693-5675

Bend/LaPine School District FAN Supervisor: Kinsey Martin – kinsey.martin@bend.k12.or.us

Crook County School District FAN Supervisor: Carrie Lowenbach – carrie.lowenbach@crookcountyschools.org

Jefferson County 509j School District FAN Supervisor: Kevin Gehrig – k.gehrig@509j.net

Redmond School District FAN Supervisor: Trevor Flaherty – trevor.flaherty@redmondschools.org

Sisters School District FAN Supervisor: Curt Scholl – curtiss.scholl@sisters.k12.or.us

 

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