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 email@example.com, 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.
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.
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.
Amie Nettrouer has served as a Henderson House Board Member since 2021.
Julie Wilson has served as a Henderson House Board Member since 2022.
Born in Nashville and raised in Southern California she moved to McMinnville in 2019 with her husband, after retiring. Julie spent over 40 years in business leadership and management including 17 years as Director of Human Resources. She achieved the designation of Senior Professional Human Resources Management in 2009. Earlier in her career she was a small business owner and corporate trainer.
As a survivor of domestic violence in her twenties, Julie understands firsthand the support and advocacy needed to take back control of one’s life and begin again, which has led her to volunteering here at Henderson House.