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Cindy Bailey has served as a Henderson House Board Member since 2009. She is a trained Domestic Violence and Sexual Assault Advocate. Cindy has also received training in CPR, CPI Cultural Awareness, and peer support training. Cindy and her husband own Bailey’s Janitorial and Carpet Cleaning.
Michele Crawley-Withee has served as a Henderson House Board Member since 2018. She is a trained Domestic Violence and Sexual Assault Advocate. Michele has worked as both as a Domestic Violence Advocate and Community Domestic Violence Educator. She is currently a Child and Family Therapist in Yamhill County and continues to strive to provide domestic violence education in all areas of her life.
Rachel Flores has served as a Henderson House Board Member since 2018. She currently serves as the Henderson House Board Secretary. Rachel has previously volunteered as a Domestic Violence Support Group Facilitator. Rachel has Bachelor of Arts degree in Political Science with a minor in Spanish from Oregon State University. Additionally, she attended Willamette University College of Law for one year. Rachel’s professional experience includes non-profit development, fundraising, marketing, website management, public speaking, volunteer coordination and event management. Rachel enjoys spending her free time with her husband and 2-year-old daughter.
Shanta Frisbee has served as a Henderson House Board Member since 2014. She currently serves as the Henderson House Board Chair. Shanta has a Masters degree in Organizational Leadership and Bachelor of Arts degree in Social Work. She moved to McMinnville in 1993, and is the mother of five children. She is currently a Program Manager of a homeless drop in center and transitional living program serving ages 18-24, in downtown Salem, Oregon. She also volunteers as a Chaplain for the Fire Department and as a Cub Master for her children’s scout pack.
Bill Green has served as a Henderson House Board Member since 2020. Bill attended Boston University, West Chester University, and Vermont Law School. He previously served as the Board Vice President of NARAL Pennsylvania, and Planned Parenthood. Bill was raised in Pennsylvania and has lived in McMinnville, Oregon since 2015. Bill currently works with the National Explosive Detection Canine Team for the U.S. Department of Homeland Security, training canines around the United States for service at airports.
Bobbie Jager has served as a Henderson House Board Member since 2020. Bobbie was born and raised in Utah. After she married her husband and joined the Air Force, she spent over 22 years touring the world. She is the mother of thirteen children, eight sons and five daughters. Bobbie also serves as an advocate for school choice in Salem, Oregon.
Beverly (Bev) Knutz
Beverly (Bev) Knutz has served as a Henderson House Board Member since 1999, although she has served Henderson House in various capacities since 1983. She currently serves as the Henderson House Board Treasurer. Bev has lived in Yamhill County her entire life. Bev has worked at J&W Auto Body in McMinnville for 40 years. In October of 2015, she was a Nominee for the Governor’s Volunteer Award for the State of Oregon in recognition of her volunteer service for Henderson House. She is a trained Domestic Violence and Sexual Assault Advocate and has received trainings in Elder Abuse, Board Leadership and Board Development. She loves spending her free time with her two children and three grandchildren.
Nola Kunze has served as a Henderson House Board Member since 2015. Nola has a Master’s degree in Speech Pathology & Audiology and worked in this field at St. Vincent’s Hospital in Portland, Oregon, St. Joseph’s Hospital in Burbank, California, and Meritcare Medical Center in Fargo, North Dakota, as well at elementary, middle and high schools in Newberg, Oregon. Nola is a self-described farm kid from North Dakota and currently lives on an acreage outside of Newberg.
Kerisha Smith has served as a Henderson House Board Member since 2020. Kerisha works with adults with intellectual and developmental disabilities at Oregon Mennonite Residential Services (OMRS). She is a Behavior Specialist, a member of the administration team, and an Oregon Intervention System Instructor. Kerisha has worked for OMRS since 1995, with the exception of participating in the Americorps program at Henderson House for one year in the late 1990’s. Kerisha grew up in Nevada and moved to Oregon shortly after graduating high school. She loves spending her free time with her husband and three children, going to the beach, camping, and thrift shopping.