Meet Star of Hope

Our Staff are trained, experienced, and care deeply about serving individuals with intellectual and developmental disabilities.

Please take a moment to learn about some of the great people who make it all possible!

Star of Hope Board Members

Francine Worthen

President

Pacific Properties
Coos Bay School District - Retired

DeDe Lofthouse

Vice President

Assistant Manager - Banner Bank
Empire Branch

Terry Edwards

Secretary

E.L. Edwards Realty II, Inc.
Broker and Past Owner

James Adams

Treasurer

Star of Hope
Financial Director - Retired

Sheila Banks

Board Member

School Administrator
South Coast E.S.D. - Retired

Patricia Johnson

Board Member

School Administrator - Retired

with North Bend School District

Doug Veysey

Board Member

Owner Bayside Coffee

Retired School Teacher

Track & Field Coach  

Star of Hope Leadership Staff

LouAnn Dewater

Chief Executive Officer

LouAnn Dewater

Chief Executive Officer

Kathleen Upchurch

Executive Assistant

Director of Operations

Danny Stoddard

Theresa Collins

Financial Director

Julie Wadkins

Director of Residential Services

Behavior Professional

Lisa Montez

Senior Director of Residential Services 

and New Programs

Program Management

Diane Johnson

Supported Employment/ Day Services Manager

Taryn Rickman

Community Supports

Manager

Douglas Anderson

Cedar

Court

Manager

Cammann

Street

Manager

Nicholas Clark

Virginia

Street

Manager

 

Monroe

Street

Manager

Adam Barber

Lombard

Street

Manager

Amber Shore

Newmark

Street

Manager

Rebecca McGrath

Ash

Street

Manager

Stacy Hall

Compass

Circle

Manager

Robert Morris

Maxwell

Street

Manager

Justin Taylor

Forest

View

Manager

Stacy Dewater

Administrative

Services

Manager

Julie Wennerstom

Agency

Trainer

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