Kerr empowers people with intellectual and developmental disabilities, mental health challenges, and other social barriers to lead self-determined lives and reach their full potential.
All people thrive in nurturing and inclusive communities.
The values of our expert caregivers remain constant: compassion, commitment, collaboration, and advocacy.
Serving the community for over 110 years
Kerr provides services for people with intellectual and developmental disabilities (IDD), mental health challenges, and other social barriers by:
- Serving over 53% of the youth in IDD group homes in Oregon.
- Leading the creation of employment and community living opportunities for adults with IDD.
- 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
Jeff Carr – Chief Executive Officer
Anne Adler – Chief Development Officer
Van Field – Chief Facilities Officer
Owen Gibson, MA, CHC – Chief Compliance Officer
Janice Jacobs, MBA – Chief Financial Officer
Derrick Perry – Chief Program Officer
Craig Rusch – Chief Information Officer
Matthew Warner, MBA, SPHR – Chief Human Resources Officer
CHAIR: Mary Ann “Miki” Herman
CHAIR ELECT: David Lake
Vice President of Health Plan Operations and Strategy, Kaiser Permanente Northwest
IMMEDIATE PAST CHAIR: David Boxberger
Teri L. Barichello, DMD
Vice President & Chief Dental Officer, Moda Health
David Connell, J.D.
Partner, Buchalter Ater Wynne LLP
Kimberly “Kim” Curry
Principal Strategist & Founder, Curry & Collective
Senior Administrator, Kaiser Permanente
Paul Litwinczuk, MBA
Senior Associate, Point B, Inc.
Melissa May, J.D.
Estate Planning Attorney, Duffy Kekel LLP
Jill Nickerson, MBA
Vice President Finance & Administration, Zepher Inc.
Senior Vice President, Construction & Real Estate Practice, Brown & Brown Northwest
Lisa Powell, MBA, SPHR
Chief Human Resources Officer, Providence Health and Services, Oregon
Karen Rasmussen, CPA, CHC
Consultant, The Rasmussen Group, LLC
Vice President, Senior Relationship Manager, Bank of America
Executive Director, Oregon Patient Safety Commission
Principal, The Warneke Group, LLC
David L. Wilson, DMD
HONORARY BOARD MEMBERS
Ken & Ginger Harrison
EMERITUS BOARD MEMBERS
Christine Brown, J.D.
Roger Cooke, J.D.
Andy F. Dignan
Helen H. Lindgren
Robert Mesher, CPA
Anthony J. Seashore
Victor Stibolt, J.D.
Jeff Carr, CEO
Holly Edgar, Corporate Secretary
CEO, Albertina Kerr
Principal & Co-Founder, Springwater Wealth Management
Executive Vice President, Ferguson Wellman Capital Management
Senior Associate, Point B, Inc.
Financial Advisor, Hines Warner Wealth Management
CHAIR: Sarah Robinson
Senior Associate Advisor, Hines Warner Wealth Management
IMMEDIATE PAST CHAIR: Kristina Davis
Finance Operations Manager, Cambia Health Solutions
Assistant Event Manager, Adidas
Senior Field Analyst, Cambia Health Solutions
Senior Marketing Coordinator, Miller Nash Graham & Dunn LLP
Senior Project Manager, Kaiser Permanente NW
Key Account Manager, Swagelok Northwest
Account Coordinator, Craft Brew Alliance