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About Us

Meet the Director

Alyssa Chatterjee
Acting Early Learning System Director

Executive Team

Jenny Cribbs Chief Operations Officer
David Mandell Policy and Research Director

Office of Child Care Manager List

(As of May 3, 2021)

Name, Title Area of Oversight Phone Email
Hope Hicks,
Background Manager
Central Background Registry 971-719-0131
Sam Garcia,
Intake and Customer Service Manager
Application Intake and Customer Service 503-947-0663
Jennifer Mason, Investigations Manager Investigations 503-947-0637
Katrina Gannon-Peterson, Compliance Manager Program Compliance and Complaints 503-947-1933
Meg Kirschnick,
Enforcement Officer
Legal Actions 503-947-0635
Jay Messenger,
Legal and Enforcement Director
Enforcement 503-947-1417
Tami Scott,
Field Operations Director
Licensing 503-947-1407
Miriam Cecilia,
Regional Licensing Manager
Central and Eastern Oregon 541-641-6463
Crystal Persi,
Regional Licensing Manager
Southern Oregon and Eugene 503-881-9383
Abby Strom,
Regional Licensing Manager
North and West Portland, Columbia County, Milwaukie, Gladstone, West Linn 503-731-4529
Alicia Gardiner,
Regional Licensing Manager
Washington County, North Coast, Lake Oswego, Wilsonville 503-731-3300
Kathryn Miller,
Regional Licensing Manager
East Portland, Hood River/The Dalles and East Clackamas County 503-731-3120
Elli Kataura,
Regional Licensing Manager
Marion, Polk, Yamhill, Lincoln, Linn, Benton Counties 503-934-0687