Board of Directors

Front row: Lynn Egli, Catherine Fisher (former Board Member), Sarah Grotelueschen
Back row: Executive Director Ann Craig, Rita Hamann, Gary Lasater, Joann Zimmer (former Board Member), Kate Conolly (former Board Member), Alicia Moselle

Not pictured: Jennifer Beaumont, Ken Galardi, Dina Lindquist, Kela Lynn, Royce Markley, Amy Spangler, Carrie Thompson

Jennifer Beaumont
Elected to board: January 2019
Occupation: Director of Hospitality, Corvallis Knights Baseball

Lynn Egli, President
Elected to board: January 2018
Occupation: Director of Budget & Financial Administration for the Office of Enrollment, University of Oregon

Lynn and his wife Roberta have gradually grown into supporters of Jackson Street, first through a personal relationship with a former resident and several staff members. They see Jackson Street as a critical resource to youth and families for the mid-Willamette Valley. Lynn sees a strong need for a youth shelter in Linn County.

 
Sarah Grotelueschen, Secretary
Elected to board: January 2017
Occupation: Management Consultant at Deloitte

During college, Sarah helped at-risk youth overcome their personal circumstances to achieve success in school. She believes that in order to provide positive contributions to society, our youth need to know and feel that people in the world care about them and are here to help them. Jackson Street helps the youth it serves by connecting them with people who care and providing them access to the tools they need to achieve their dreams.

 
Ken Galardi
Elected to board: March 2018
Occupation: Engineer; Jacobs, CH2M

Ken’s background in engineering and construction are impactful for an organization that provides shelter to at-risk youth. He enjoys using his skills to help at-risk youth become successful adults, and contributing to an organization that is meaningful to him.

 
Gary Lasater, Vice President
Elected to board: January 2017
Occupation: Retired Youth Worker

During Gary’s Career, he served as a juvenile probation officer, juvenile court director, homeless family shelter director, and mental health trainer for Oregon Youth Authority. He believes all youth can be successful if given the right skills and positive support. Gary absolutely believes in the concept of Positive Human Development.

 
Dina Lindquist
Elected to board: January 2018
Occupation: Retired

Prior to retirement Dina served in executive human resources roles at HP. She has wide-ranging board experience, including with the Corvallis Public Schools Foundation. She volunteered extensively in the public schools and has deep compassion for the complex rites of passage in adolescence and the difference Jackson Street Youth Services makes in the lives of young people.

 
Kela Lynn
Elected to board: January 2019
Occupation: Family Advocate and Trainer

 
Royce Markley
Elected to board: January 2019
Occupation: Student, FosterFight.com founder

 
Alicia Moselle, Treasurer
Elected to board: January 2014
Occupation: Business Lender at Bank of the Pacific

Alicia’s interest in Jackson Street Youth Shelter comes from a desire to help youth open their eyes to positive opportunities in their lives and their communities.

 
Amy Spangler
Elected to board: January 2019
Occupation: Attorney

 
Carrie Thompson
Elected to board: April 2015
Occupation: Retired teacher; substitute teacher

After spending a short time with the Aspire program, Carrie learned that many youths in our area are facing adverse situations prohibiting them from reaching their potential. She says, “I also became aware of Jackson Street and learned more about the mission, staff, and people in the organization. The caring and knowledgeable staff is providing opportunities for our youth to reach their potential and become successful people. I am grateful to be part of the mission to end youth homelessness in our area. Youth are our future!”

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“I was broken inside. I felt worthless and unwanted.”

“I will never forget how hard the staff fought for me; they were my advocates when no one else was.”

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Jackson Street Youth Services
PO Box 1984 Albany, OR 97321
PO Box 285 Corvallis, OR 97339

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