Kerr empowers people with intellectual and developmental disabilities and mental health challenges to lead self-determined lives in their communities.
All people thrive in nurturing and inclusive communities.
Compassion, Partnership, Advocacy, Accountability, and Innovation
Serving the community for 116 years, providing life-changing services for those who need us most.
- The largest Oregon provider of 24-hour residential care for youth with intellectual and developmental disabilities (I/DD).
- Offer children, teens, and adults with I/DD a stable, safe, and nurturing home environment.
- Leading the creation of employment adults with I/DD.
- Operating the only standalone subacute children’s crisis psychiatric facility in Oregon.
- Providing leadership in statewide policy discussions related to disability and mental health care.
- Leading industry discussion, training, and innovation of best practices in programs for children with dual diagnosis.
- Practicing evidence-based and trauma-informed care.
Staff & Board
Owen Gibson, MA, CHC – Chief Quality Assurance Officer
Kevin McAdams, CMA, MBA – Chief Financial Officer
Derrick Perry, MS – Chief Program Officer
Scott Shlaes – Chief Development Officer
CHAIR: David Lake
Retired, Vice President of Health Plan Operations & Strategy
Kaiser Permanente Northwest
Owner & General Manager
Vice President & Chief Investment Officer
Kimberly “Kim” Curry
Principal Strategist & Founder
Curry & Collective
Principal Consultant – Director of Decarbonization Partnerships
DNV Energy Insights USA, Inc.
Chief Executive Officer
Providence Portland Medical Center
Mary Lago, CFP®, CTFA
Principal, Wealth Management Chair
Ferguson Wellman Capital Management
Paul Litwinczuk, MBA
Rev. Dr. Mark McIlraith
Vice President & Chief Pharmacy Officer
Executive Director, National Facilities Services
Kaiser Foundation Health Plan, Inc.
Dr. Jenny Tsai
Multnomah County Behavioral Department
Assistant Vice President, Community Affairs
President & CEO
Pacific West Bank
David L. Wilson, DMD
HONORARY BOARD MEMBERS
Ken & Ginger Harrison
EMERITUS BOARD MEMBERS
Christine Brown, J.D.
Roger Cooke, J.D.
Andy F. Dignan
Mary Ann “Miki” Herman
Helen H. Lindgren
Robert Mesher, CPA
Anthony J. Seashore
Victor Stibolt, J.D.
Allison Stark, Chief Executive Officer
Kevin McAdams, CMA, MBA, Corporate Treasurer
Christine Andersen, Corporate Secretary
Principal, Wealth Management Chair, Ferguson Wellman Capital Management
Attorney, Law Offices of Nay & Friedenberg LLC
Paul Litwinczuk, MBA
Melissa May, J.D.
Estate Planning Attorney, Duffy Kekel LLP
Keith Meyers, CPA, ABV, CFF
Principal (semi-retired), Perkins & Co.
Sarah Robinson, CFP®
Partner, Wealth Advisor, Director of Process Improvement, Adero Partners