The FAN Steering Committee is made up of 15 – 20 community partner agencies working to enhance connections between partners and ensure families are served. FAN staff and partner agencies meet regularly to share resources and discuss gaps and service needs throughout Deschutes and Crook Counties.
Steering Committee Members/Agencies
  • Vanessa Casaubon (Chair) – Housing Works & Families Forward
  • Sue Boettner (Vice-Chair) – Bend Metro Parks & Recreation
  • Bob Moore – Central OR Partnerships for Youth (COPY)
  • Brad Porterfield – Latino Community Association
  • Dana Pedersen, FAN Supervisor – Bend/LP School District
  • Diane Murray-Fleck – Healthy Beginnings
  • Don Senecal – Jericho Road
  • Elaine Knobbs-Seasholtz – Mosaic Medical
  • Julia Lodge – St. Charles Health System
  • Karina Smith – Migrant Education, HDESD
  • Liz Clemens – Bethlehem Inn
  • Lori Scharton – NeighborImpact
  • Martha Hinman, FAN Supervisor – Redmond School District
  • Molly Taroli – PacificSource
  • Pamela Ferguson – Deschutes Co. Health Services
  • Rena L. Gibney – Department of Human Services Sufficiency Program
  • Rosie Laurie – Big Brothers Big Sisters
  • Serena Zendejas – Saving Grace
  • Stacy Smith – Crook County School District
  • Travis Graves – Juvenile Community Justice
  • Valerie Holcomb – Assistance League of Bend