Board of Directors

Executive board


Wanda Powless

Marta’s House (Klamath Falls)

Vice President

Mindy Mowery

Sexual Assault Support Services (SASS) 


BB Beltran

Sexual Assault Support Services (SASS)



Regional representatives

Regional representatives serve as OCADSV board members and are responsible for facilitating communication and cooperation between member programs within their region, developing new ideas and regional concerns to present to the OCADSV Board of Directors; facilitating discussion of issues that the OCADSV Board of Directors is considering and communicate the ideas and information from the Board to the region; coordinate the involvement of member programs in OCADSV activities, such as committee and grassroots public policy work; and ensure that all member programs in their region are given access to OCADSV information and activities

OCADSV Regions

Region 1: Northern coast

Clatsop, Columbia, and Tillamook counties

Terri Steenbergen

The Harbor (Astoria)

Region 2: Portland metro

Clackamas, Multnomah, and Washington counties

Rowie Taylor

Domestic Violence Resource Center, Inc. (Beaverton)

Region 3: Mid-Willamette Valley

Benton, Linn, Marion, Polk, and Yamhill counties


Region 4: Umpqua and South Willamette Valleys

Coos, Douglas, Lincoln, and Lane counties

Evelin Damian Ramirez

Region 5: Southern

Curry, Jackson, Josephine, Klamath, and Lake counties

Susie Ellwood

Illinois Valley Safe House Alliance (Cave Junction)

Region 6: Central

Crook, Deschutes, Gilliam, Grant, Hood River, Jefferson, Sherman, Wasco, and Wheeler counties

Ashby Rodriguez

Region 7: Eastern

Baker, Harney, Malheur, Morrow, Umatilla, Union, and Wallowa counties


At-large communities of color representatives


If you are interested in joining the Coalition board of directors, please contact:

Vanessa Timmons
Executive Director
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(503) 230-1951