Apply to Join Our Board
We are actively recruiting for new Board Members. If you have a passion to serve survivors of domestic violence and sexual assault, please consider completing the Henderson House Board Membership Application and returning it by email to firstname.lastname@example.org, or you can drop it off at the front desk of our Advocacy Center (610 SE 1st St, McMinnville, OR 97128), or mail it to us (P.O. Box 26, McMinnville, OR 97128) and a member of our Board will reach out to meet with you.
Terri Brewer has served as a Henderson House Board Member since 2022. She grew up in Dayton, Oregon, studied Psychology and Special Education at Western Oregon University, and raised her family in McMinnville.
Terri’s professional background is in banking and special education. She currently works for a credit union. While her kids were in school, she served as a volunteer coordinator for Columbus Elementary PTA. Terri has served trauma and addiction recovery programs for eight years and currently leads a co-dependency recovery group for Provoking Hope.
Terri is passionate about seeing fellow survivors overcome the barriers they face from trauma and addiction.
In her free time, Terri enjoys hiking, kayaking, baking and gardening.
Board Vice Chair
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.
Jessica Hage has served as a Henderson House Board Member since 2023. Jessica has been a resident of McMinnville since 2016. Her professional background is in process improvement, change management, DEI advocacy, and education. Jessica is passionate about creating safe spaces for others to be their authentic selves. She enjoys making art, aspires to write children’s books and learn the accordion.
Gabrielle Humlie has served as a Henderson House Board Member since 2023. Gabrielle was born and raised in Yamhill County. She obtained Bachelor’s degree in Nutrition from Oregon State University. As a registered dietitian nutritionist and person who lives with chronic disease, Gabrielle is passionate about improving people’s quality of life. She also serves on the the board of directors for the Student Nutrition and Activity Council for Kids (SNACK) . Gabrielle enjoys gardening, cycling, music, and serving her community.
Megan Iversen has served as a Henderson House Board Member since 2023. Megan pursued a bachelor of arts degree in politics at the University of California at Santa Cruz and from there spent years working in the wine industry. Along the way, she discovered that advocacy and policy can be important ways to help under-served people, Megan moved to Washington DC to get her Masters in Public Policy from George Washington University. After several years of living and working in DC for both non-profit and public sector organizations with a focus on women’s issues, Megan moved to Oregon to be closer to her family. Megan turned her focus toward advocacy in a different way at this point and pursued a master’s degree in Counseling Psychology from Pacific University. It was while there that Megan began working with individuals who have experienced domestic and interpersonal violence as well as other forms of trauma. Megan worked for Yamhill County Health and Human Services, Adult Behavioral Health for several years continuing this same type of work.
Megan is now seeing clients in the McMinnville area in private practice. She and her partner are bringing up two lively kids in this same area and are invested in a safer, brighter community. She loves the creative outlet of making pottery when she has some free time and tries to make it to live music performances as often as she can.
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.
Larry Miller has served as a Henderson House Board Member since 2023.
Amie Nettrouer has served as a Henderson House Board Member since 2021. Amie grew up in Idaho, studied Political Science at Seattle Pacific University, and relocated to McMinnville, Oregon in 2006. Amie has been a private education instructor for over 17 years. In the past five years Amie has been engaging in anti-racism and anti-oppression group facilitation and education. In 2018 Amie established her personal training and health coaching business.
Amie has volunteered in directing youth and college ministry activities for over 10 years. She volunteers as an athletic coach for soccer and softball teams in McMinnville. She also enjoys spending time with her husband and four kids.
Terri Phillips has served as a Henderson House Board Member since 2021. Her previous volunteer experience includes two years at Yamhill County CASA as a Court Appointed Special Advocate for foster children. She moved to McMinnville in 2004 and has been a content strategist for a Portland-based tech company since 2010. Terri has a Bachelor’s degree in Communications and is a published author. She has one son and a mercurial cat.