Anna Keenan-Mudrick is the Executive Director of Community Access Services, operating in Columbia, Washington, Clackamas, Multnomah, Hood River, Wasco and Clatsop counties, providing residential, community living, employment and day supports to adults and children who experience IDD. Anna has served on the OTAC Board of Directors since 2013, and was elected President in February, 2016. Her other current and past affiliations include:
- President of The Arc of Multnomah-Clackamas
- President and Co-Chair of the IDD Coalition
- Board member of Community Pathways Brokerage
- Provider and family representative on the Washington County DD Advisory Board
- Legislative Chair of CPAO
- Member of numerous stakeholder and Rule Advisory Groups associated with Oregon Developmental Disability Services (ODDS)
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Adam Ayers is the Executive Director for Resource Connections of Oregon, a Support Services Brokerage providing Case Management services to adults with intellectual and developmental disabilities. He has worked in the human service field since 1993. In addition to serving on OTAC’s board, Adam currently serves as a member of:
- The IDD Coalition of Oregon and Oregon Support Services Association
- The school board for CS Lewis Academy in Newberg, Oregon.
Stephanie Hunter is a Personal Futures Planning facilitator, Oregon Intervention Systems Trainer, and Behavior Specialist with Opportunity Foundation. She is also a CODSN Board Member, and 2008 graduate of Oregon’s Partners in Policymaking.
Prior to moving to Central Oregon she lived in Portland and worked statewide as a behavior specialist and workshop trainer with OTAC. In her “free time” she was actively involved on many diverse committees, advocacy groups, and Parent/Teacher Associations, focused on improving outcomes in special education and ending the school to prison pipeline that disproportionately impacts students of color primarily, as well as students with disabilities, and students with mental health needs. Stephanie’s professional and advocacy experience has not taught her nearly as much as her daughter, who is starting to direct her own IEP services in middle school.
Chelsea Holcomb, LCSW is the Director of Community Based Services at Albertina Kerr. Active in the Mental Health field for 20 years, Chelsea’s professional career includes community-based mental health, crisis response, and Evidence-Based Practice treatments including CBT, TF-CBT, DBT and Positive Parenting Program (Triple P). Chelsea endorses a strengths-based philosophy, incorporating Wraparound and family systems perspective into her work to assist children and families facing Mental Health Challenges and Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities. Chelsea has spent the last 5 years on the I/DD Mental Health Collaboration in the Tri-County area, is a member of the Statewide I/DD Mental Health Summit Planning committee and a member of NADD.
Canada Taylor has a professional and personal focus on being of service to others in her community. With over a decade of work in behavioral healthcare, Canada has been immersed in interdisciplinary work, serving diverse individuals of all ages in varied settings. Guided by a belief in resilience and trauma informed care. Canada excels at motivating individuals and teams she encounters, often using her skills to support the work of her peers through small and large group trainings and outreach. Canada is experienced in change management and program development from her years of inpatient program management and her entrepreneurial endeavors. Currently, Canada provides consultation and training through a National Association of School Psychologist CEU provider, and provides celebrant services to families experiencing grief and loss through Dignity Memorial Funeral Homes.
The OTAC Board of Directors is expanding and actively seeking new members. If you are interested in getting more information about serving on OTAC’s Board, please contact the Executive Director, Paula Boga.