Executive Team & Board

Executive Team

Our Executive Team leads and oversees the work of the core operational areas of Willamette View. They also oversee quality improvement practices and compliance with state and federal requirements. Additionally, we go beyond requirements to achieve the highest industry standards and maintain national accreditation by CARF International.

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Craig Van Valkenburg


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Brian Thompson


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Kim Buchholz

Administrator, Residential & Campus Services

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David Kohnstamm

Director of Wellness

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Matt Hartley

Administrator, Healthcare Services

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Mark Hollis

Director of Sales

Loraine Collacchi

Philanthropy Director

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Keith Bodnar


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Sarah Ross

Director of Corporate Compliance

Kristi Earhart

Director of Human Resources

Board of Directors

Our volunteer Board of Directors provide financial oversight and strategic direction. Willamette View board members bring professional experience from backgrounds including healthcare, hospitality, finance, technology and fundraising.

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Laura Engle

Foundation and Government Relations Manager, Marion Polk Food Share; appointed 2019 (Chair – Executive Committee, Blue Heron Foundation At Willamette View Committee)

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Sam Vigil, Jr.

Vice Chair
Director of Development, Portland Adventist Academy; appointed 2017 (Chair – Blue Heron Foundation At Willamette View Committee, Executive Committee, Governance Committee)

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Deidra Krys-Rusoff

Past Chair
Fixed Income Portfolio Manager, Becker Capital Management; appointed 2018 (Chair – Governance Committee, Finance Committee)

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Gary Aas

Retired CPA; appointed 2017; (Chair – Finance Committee, Executive Committee)

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John Hartsock

J.N. Hartsock Project Management; appointed 2008 (Chair, Long Range Planning & Technology Committee Chair, Governance Committee)

Judy Helmke

CEO, C3 Linkage; appointed 2023 (Executive Committee, Long Range Planning & Technology Committee)

Steve Evans

Retired CPA; Appointed 2023 (Finance Committee)

Ann Phelps

Resident Council Past Chair
(Blue Heron Foundation At Willamette View Committee)

Doug Morgan

Resident Council Chair
(Long Range Planning & Technology Committee)

Pam Brown

Resident Council Vice Chair (Finance Committee)