SELF Board of Directors

Joan M. Caley, MS, ARNP, PHCNS-BC, NEA-BC – Board Chair

  • Nursing faculty at the University of Portland and Washington State University
  • Advanced practice RN – Community Health Nurse Specialist
  • Administrative Director, Rehabilitation, Community and Long-Term Care at the Portland VA Medical Center, Retired

Mary Sisson, CPE*, CMR* – Vice Chair/Secretary

  • Kazoodles Toys – Owner
  • *Certified Play Expert, Certified Master Retailer

Elaine Gunter – MBA, CPA – Treasurer

  • Senior Accountant
  • Brewer Caley CPAs

Jerry Bender, Director

  • Educator – High School Teacher, CTE Director, High School Principal – Retired
  • Director of Governmental Relations – Association of Washington School Principals -Retired
  • BS and MS – Brigham Young University

Amanda Delapena – Director

  • Assistant to the City Council – City of Vancouver
  • Member of Southwest Washington Child Care Consortium Parent Advisory Group
  • Mom of 2 young children

Phyllis Goldhammer Robertson – Director

  • Over 20 years of education and nonprofit leadership -Retired
  • Business Education Coordinator at ESD 112
  • Commissioner of Vancouver Clark Parks and Recreation
  • Co-Founder and President of the Parks Foundation Board
  • Executive Director of the Parks Foundation

Heather M. Mason – Director

  • Currently working on her MSW – Eastern State Washington
  • Currently Family Assistance Specialist at Clark County Juvenile Court
  • A former CASA volunteer

Lori Oberheide – Director

  • Director of Education Services, PointNorth, Inc.
  • Retired after 36-year career with Educational Service District 112, Assistant Superintendent, Communications and Public Engagement
  • Graduate, National Executive in Residence Program, Association of Educational Service Agencies; Leadership Clark County
  • Member, Strategic Planning Committee, SHARE

Caroline G. Reed – Director

  • Business Attorney, Landerholm, P.S.
  • J.D. – Lewis & Clark Law, Portland, OR
  • B.A. – Human Development and Family Life Education, Samford University, Birmingham, AL
  • Troop Leader, Girl Scouts of Oregon and Southwest Washington

Francesca Taylor – Director

  • Compliance Support Specialist
  • Umpqua Bank

Doug Lehrman – MSW – Emeritus

  • Area Administrator for the State of Washington Children’s Administration – Retired
  • Executive Director of Educational Opportunities for Children and Families (EOCF) – Retired
  • Licensed Clinical Social Worker in the State of Washington.