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Leadership


STAFF

81Shawn Mitchell - Executive Director.
Shawn & Marina Mitchell were the founding Co-Leaders of the whole Catalyst vision in 2007.  Before starting Catalyst, Shawn was in full-time church ministry for 13-years.  Shawn is now the part-time Executive Director for both Catalyst Partnerships and its supporting church Catalyst Network.  Marina works as a group fitness instructor at Bay Club Portland, and is a Master Instructor/Educator with Stages Indoor Cycling.  Shawn & Marina live in Tualatin, OR, and have 2 adult kids.

43001278742 60d85fcf3b o (2)Darrell Kriechbaum - Construction Manager.
Darrell has been involved with Catalyst since his wife dragged him along to volunteer at a roof-replacement project for a low-income elderly couple in 2012.  He was hooked, and kept coming back to project after project until we were able hire him in 2017.  Darrell has been a licensed general contractor since the 1990’s, has a wealth of industry knowledge, and has a huge heart for people.  He and his wife live in North Portland, OR, have 2 adult kids and one awesome grandson.

36696845936 21373e66d1 oLinda Owen - Client Relations, Bookkeeper.
Linda has been involved with Catalyst since volunteering as a new Project Advocate in 2014 with her congregation Northwest Christian Church - Tigard.  She is well-known in Catalyst circles for her gentle & kind spirit, and spends a lot of her time on the phone with clients - listening, consoling, and coordinating services.  Linda is an employee of Catalyst Network, and most of her time is dedicated to supporting the work of Catalyst Partnerships.  Linda is a puppy-raiser for Guide Dogs For The Blind, and lives with her dogs in Tigard, OR.  She has two adult kids, and two awesome granddaughters.


BOARD OF DIRECTORS

Todd Everett
Isaac Federiuk
JJ Milmore
Marina Mitchell
Shawn Mitchell
Linda Owen


VOLUNTEER STAFF/LEADERS

Pat Baker
Phil Baldwin
Merritt Beymer
Dan Dahle
Todd Everett
Isaac Federiuk
Mike Haines
Rena Haines
Troy Hall
Bruce Hanna
Lynn Hartigan
Dan Hedeen
Rick Hoggan
Eric Jaroch
Allie Kerner
Ryan Kerner
Mike LeClaire
Tim Long
Tom McGranahan
Bobbie Mitchell
Marina Mitchell
Taft Mitchell
Lee Neils
Carson Puppo
Martha Reeves
Koko Reyes
Sheri Roesler
Emily Scharfenberger
Kris Scharfenberger
Leo Vaughn
Katy White
Doug Woodard
Rex Yetter