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

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Francine Worthen

President

Pacific Properties
Coos Bay School District - Retired

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DeDe Lofthouse

Vice President

Assistant Manager - Banner Bank
 

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Terry Edwards

Secretary

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

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James Adams

Treasurer

Star of Hope
Financial Director - Retired

Star of Hope Leadership Staff

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Sheila Banks

Board Member

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

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Patricia Johnson

Board Member

School Administrator - Retired

with North Bend School District

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Doug Veysey

Board Member

Owner Bayside Coffee

Retired School Teacher

Track & Field Coach  

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LouAnn Dewater

Chief Executive Officer

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LouAnn Dewater

Chief Executive Officer

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Kathleen Upchurch

Executive Assistant

Director of Operations

Danny Stoddard

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Theresa Collins

Financial Director

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Julie Wadkins

Director of Residential Services

Behavior Professional

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Lisa Montez

Senior Director of Residential Services 

and New Programs

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Diane Johnson

Director of Community Based Services

Program Management

Taryn Rickman

Community Based Services

Manager

Douglas Anderson

Cedar

Court

Manager

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Garrett Sherrill

Cammann

Street

Manager

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Stacy Hall

Monroe

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Manager

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Nicholas Clark

Virginia

Street

Manager

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Adam Barber

Lombard

Street

Manager

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Amber Shore

Newmark

Street

Manager

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Rebecca McGrath

Ash

Street

Manager

Jennie Rosson

Compass

Circle

Manager

Robert Morris

Maxwell

Street

Manager

Justin Taylor

Forest

View

Manager

Stacy Dewater

Administrative

Services

Manager

Julie Wennerstom

Agency

Trainer