Management

Star of Hope is governed by a Board of Directors and managed by an Executive Director. The Board establishes non-discriminatory policies concerning the program and operation of the organization, monitors business affairs and performs other duties as necessary.

2016 Board Members

President – Francine Worthen

Worthen Rentals – Owner
Family member of an adult with Developmental Disabilities
Member since 11/04/98

Vice President – Currently Open Position

Secretary – Terry Edwards

E.L. Edwards Realty II, Inc. – Past Owner
Member since 01/04/95

Treasurer – Sheila Banks

South Coast Education Service District
Special Education School Administrator – Retired
Member since 04/15/09

DeDe Lofthouse

Assistant Branch Manager – Empire Branch
Banner Bank
Member since 03/19/14

Patricia Johnson

School Administrator, North Bend School District – Retired
Member since 05/18/16

Wendy Garcia

CFO/Vice President Native American Technology Corp
Member since 05/18/16

Rhonda Hoffine

North Bend Schools – Retired
Member since 06/15/16

James Adams

Star of Hope Financial Director – Retired
Member since 12/01/16

Star of Hope Leadership Staff

LouAnn Dewater

Executive Director

Lisa Montez

Deputy Director

Julie Wadkins

Director of Residential and Community Supports

Theresa Collins

Financial Director

Kathleen Upchurch

Administrative Assistant

Robert Morris

Document Destruction/Recycling Business
Manager & CESP

Andrea Kellner

Assistant Program
Director

Douglas Anderson

Assistant Manager
Cedar Court Group Home

William Grissom

Agency Trainer/OIS Specialist/
Behaviorist

Matthew Mustin

Community Supports
Assistant Manager

Jammie Adams

Supported Employment
Manager

Mark Anderson

Cammann Street
Assistant Manager

Tara Taylor

Marple Street
Assistant Manager

George Cleveland

Virginia Street
Assistant Manager

Stacy Irvin

Compass Circle
Assistant Manager

Rebecca McGrath

Ash Street
Assistant Manager

Gale Smith

Monroe Street
Assistant Manager

Janet Tinsley

Lombard Street
Assistant Manager

Jeff Montez

Forest View
Assistant Manager