Multnomah County Staff

Clarissa McGee – Family Partner

Clarissa is very passionate about her work with families. She has many years of personal and professional experience navigating systems of care, after raising 5 children with severe mental health challenges. As a single parent and survivor of trauma and domestic violence, Clarissa knows what it’s like to feel alone, that no one understands. Clarissa believes in the power of peer support, in helping families find their voice, and the realization that they are not alone!

Email:  clarissam@ofsn.net

 

Amber Casley – Family Partner

Email:  amberc@ofsn.net

 

Pualani Kaahanui – Family Partner

PuaLani is a married mother of 5. She has spent the last 4 years advocating for her special needs child in Hawaii and now has recently moved to Vancouver, WA. She has many years of lived experience advocating for all of her children and knows how it feels not to have your voice not heard or have your opinion matter.  She feels passionately for the families that don’t understand their place in the system of care and how important they truly are.

Email:  pualanik@ofsn.net