Program Manager & Sexual Assault Lead Advocate
Amanda Brooks serves as the Program Manager & Sexual Assault Lead Advocate for Henderson House. She began her work with Henderson House is 2013. Amanda has an Associate of Applied Science degree in Human Services. She serves on the Oregon Attorney General’s Sexual Assault Task Force Advisory Committee and Advocacy Response Subcommittee, and was awarded the Women of Color Network, Inc. Certificate of Commitment Aspiring Allies. Amanda was born and raised in Oregon, is the mother of four kids and has one grandson. She enjoys spending time outside with her kids.
Youth Outreach Advocate
Heather Baldonado serves as the Youth Outreach Advocate for Henderson House. She began her work with Henderson House in 2020. She is a trained Domestic Violence and Sexual Assault Advocate. She also dedicated her time as a volunteer answering the Henderson House crisis line. Heather is the mother of an 8-year-old as well as a one pug and one oriental shorthair. She enjoys going to concerts and the beach with her family.
Bilingual Shelter Advocate
Fabi Cruz serves as the Bilingual Shelter Advocate for Henderson House. Prior to joining Henderson House, Fabi dedicated her time to promoting marginalized voices in her community, holding protests in support of the BLM movement, DACA, and immigrants’ rights. She has also worked with organizations within her community such as LUS, PCUN, and Causa. Fabiola formed and managed a club open to community members in college named M.E.Ch.A (Movimiento Estudiantil Chicanx de Aztlan). Fabi is working to pursue a degree for Juvenile Justice and Psychology. She enjoys helping others in need, listening to music and spending time with loved ones.
Shelter & Office Maintenance Custodian
Maria Duran serves as the Shelter and Office Maintenance Custodian. Her work with Henderson House began in 2019. She is completing a Domestic Violence and Sexual Assault Advocate training. Maria was born in Guanajuato, Mexico. She is married and has three children. She enjoys spending time with her family, going on walks, listening to music, learning new things, and keeping things clean.
Nancy Perez-Flores serves as the Executive Director of Henderson House. She began her work with Henderson House in 2013, after receiving her Bachelor of Science degree in Public Health, Health Promotion and Heath Behavior from Oregon State University. Nancy was born and raised in McMinnville, Oregon. She enjoys spending her free time with her husband and two children.
Trudy Siderius serves as the Volunteer Coordinator for Henderson House. She began her work with Henderson House in 2017. Prior to her work with Henderson House, Trudy spent time as an Administrative Assistant, a Certified Nursing Assistant, 20 years as Manager of a non-clinical department at Providence Newberg Medical Center, and as a volunteer with Yamhill County CASA.
Trudy was born in Oregon. She enjoys spending time with her husband, three children and five grandchildren, her Australian shepherd, Jake and cat, Laila. She also enjoys visiting the Oregon Coast, hiking, swimming, reading and going to the movie theater.
Sexual Assault Advocate
Leatha Tweedy serves as the Sexual Assault Advocate for Henderson House. She began her work with Henderson House in 2020. Leatha has an Associate in Arts degree in Human Services and a Bachelor of Arts degree in Social Science, majoring in Family Studies. Leatha previously served as a Domestic Violence Associate for the Center for Hope and Safety. Leatha is from Salem, Oregon. She is the mother of 6 kids and enjoys playing pool in her free time.
Joan Wasson serves as the Donations Coordinator for Henderson House. She began her work with Henderson House in 2015. Joan graduated from Newberg High School. She is also a trained Domestic Violence and Sexual Assault Advocate. In her free time Joan enjoys spending time with her grandchildren and gardening.