Bill MacMorris-Adix, MSW, LCSW – Parent
As a retired Licensed Clinical Social Worker, Bill had the privilege of working with families whose members struggle with mental health and behavior difficulties. He worked in state, county and school district settings, including 22 years in the Salem-Keizer Public Schools. Bill advocated for parents wanting services and support for their loved ones and worked to understand family difficulties from the parent’s and child’s point of view. Bill’s experience with wrap-around teams affirmed the importance of family voice and choice.
Mary Buzzell – Parent/Secretary
Mary is currently employed as the Family Partnership Coordinator for Trillium Family Services, which is located at the Children’s Farm Home in Corvallis. Mary and her husband Scott, raised four children, two of which have experienced significant mental health and developmental challenges. Mary has worked hard to learn everything she can about systems, services and advocacy. Mary has also served on numerous state and county committees along with the OFSN staff. She is highly appreciative of the family services and training that OFSN has to offer, because her own family has benefited greatly from these services.
David de Fiebre – Parent
OFSN is the third non-profit board that David de Fiebre has served on. He has been an active supporter of Goodwill Industries since 1982, and has over 30 years of business management experience in sales and operations. David established and managed both large and small businesses in a diverse range of industries. Currently, Mr. de Fiebre is an adviser and consultant to several software and technical services companies.
Katherine Sandow – Parent
Katherine worked with the National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI) as a Family to Family teacher before becoming a board member with OFSN. She served on the Brown School PTA in Oregon as a board member, and volunteered with the Stanislaus Wildlife Care Center in California. Katherine is raising her son and a foster daughter with significant mental health challenges.
Crystal Sotelo – Parent
Crystal was born in Oregon, and resides with her husband and two children in Eugene. She is obtaining her general studies credits from Lane Community College with an emphasis on Family and Human Services and Ethnic Studies. With this education she has aspirations of attending the University of Oregon to obtain a Bachelor’s Degree for Planning, Public Policy and Management (PPPM) with a minor in PPPM for non-profits. In addition to her position as a current Board Member, she has experience volunteering on the Systems of Care Wraparound Initiative Implementation Workgroup, the Practice Level Workgroup and is a co-chair for the OFSN Parent Champions Advisory Group in an effort to affect change through empowerment and education. Crystal attributes her family’s ability to thrive in spite of adversities to the services offered by OFSN and feels they are an invaluable asset in their lives.
Karen Meadows – Parent
After a six-year battle with her teenage daughter’s depression and subsequent suicide, Karen Meadows left behind her successful career in the energy industry to immerse herself in mental health issues. She spent years reading about mental illness and reading her daughter’s extensive writing. She volunteered on a crisis line and at homeless youth centers, and served on the Oregon Chapter of the American Foundation for Suicide Prevention Board of Directors. She also served on the Oregon Health Authority’s Children’s System Advisory Committee. This committee advises state policies regarding children’s mental health. Meadows is currently a member of the Board of Directors for the Oregon Family Support Network. She has an Executive MBA from UW-Madison, an MS in Engineering from UC Boulder, and a BS in Mechanical Engineering from UC Berkeley. Meadows lives with her husband in Portland, Oregon.