chantay jettChantay Jett
Executive Director

Chantay has served as the Executive Director since 2015. She holds a Master’s degree in Psychology with a child, couple and family emphasis, and a Bachelor’s degree in Business Administration. Chantay’s 13-year history in the mental health field includes working with children in an inpatient psychiatric unit at Children’s Hospital, private practice, Administrator of Wallowa River House, a Residential Treatment Facility for people with Severe and Persistent Mental Illness, Outpatient Mental Health Clinician, and WVCW’s Operations Officer from 2013-2015. Her varied background also includes a 10-year partnership in a commercial marine electronics company for cargo vessels managing 13 staff and a $4.2 million budget, and 3 years as a buyer for The Bon Marche.

Bridget Brown
Chief Operations Officer

Bridget Brown, the Chief Operations Officer at Wallowa Valley Center for Wellness, has over 15 years of experience serving marginalized/at-risk populations, with comprehensive expertise in program planning, monitoring and evaluation.

Her focus on individuals with special needs began during her undergraduate studies in Southern California where she did field-work using horses for therapy. She then went on to serve in the Peace Corps in Armenia working to address the stigma and isolation affecting young people with disabilities.

tammy greerTammy Greer
Chief Financial Officer

Tammy Greer has worked for the Wallowa Valley Center for Wellness since 2005 and has been the Financial Officer since 2007. She holds a Bachelor’s degree in Business Administration from Eastern Oregon University with a major in accounting. Prior to working for Wallowa Valley Center for Wellness she worked for a CPA in Baker City, Oregon for five years where she gained first-hand experience working on audits for local governments and non-profit agencies as well as bookkeeping for various clients of the firm including processing payroll. This experience well prepared her for the work she is now doing for us.

lisa ladendorffLisa Ladendorff, LCSW
Interim Clinical Director

Lisa is a licensed clinical social worker and the interim Clinical Director on contract from Northeast Oregon Network (NEON). She has a 25 year history of clinical practice, specializing in the dynamics of behavior change as well as over 20 years of mentoring mental health staff. Lisa brings a wealth of experience from quality assurance/quality improvement to program evaluation to staff supervision and so much more to the organization. Her breadth of knowledge and experience provides a deep understanding on how systems impact individuals, especially around public health.

kimberlyc candrilaKimberly Candrila
Human Resources Manager

Kimberly Candrila is an HR professional with experience working across several industries both domestically and internationally. Prior to working in behavioral health, she worked with business owners to develop Real Estate and Mortgage companies, Fiber Optics Manufacturing, Private Security and other small business venture capitalists. She has worked with start up and large-scale organizations to develop a strong workforce, supported by solid processes and systems that benefit the client and staff while meeting organizational vision and goals.

amy buschAmy Busch
Public Relations and Development Director

Amy has experienced first-hand the power of mental health services and believes mental and physical well-being is crucial to whole person wellness. Her hope someday that mental health checkups are as commonplace as physical health checkups. Currently she works to tell the story of Wallowa Valley Center of Wellness and how mental and behavioral health services change lives. She believes storytelling is a powerful medium and by knowing each others stories we heal, transform, and build empathy for others.

tosca rawlsTosca Rawls
Public Relations and Development Director

Tosca is the Public Relations and Development Director in the Development Department at Wallowa Valley Center for Wellness. She has nearly 15 years’ experience in the areas of social work, non-profit management, project management and education. Tosca brings a wealth of experience in fundraising, grant management and developing and managing new programs and projects.

wendy mcdanielWendy McDaniel
Senior Accountant

Although Wendy spent several years working in the field of social work, she often found herself incorporating accounting into her work. Wendy received a bachelor of science in social work from the University of Oregon. With this combination, coming to work at Wallowa Valley Center for Wellness seemed like a natural fit.

alyssa werst-daggettAlyssa Werst Daggett
Finance Specialist

Alyssa Werst Daggett is the Financial Specialist. Alyssa’s role is to manage accounts payable and receivables. She makes sure that bills are paid in a timely matter, accounts are reconciled monthly, and that clinicians are credentialed with insurance companies. Her job also entails managing WVCW’s rep payee accounts, along with occasionally filling in at the front desk. Alyssa is also the company’s Notary, and serves as a TeamStepps coach. She has even tackled learning a new fundraising software that has helped out in the Hearts for Health Fundraising. Wallow Valley Center for Wellness has been a great fit for Alyssa.

johnaa alfordJohna Alford, QMHA, CHW, MA
Integration Specialist/Case Manager

Johna comes from a medical background as a medical assistant. She worked for many years in the health care field and decided to make a change in careers and work with a different population. She has a vast background in working directly with clients but also in helping create workflows, train in the electronic medical record (EMR) program and facilitate meetings.

hannahhillockHannah Hillock
Residential Specialist

As the Residential Specialist for Wallowa Valley Center for Wellness, Hannah oversees the operations of one our residential treatment homes for individuals with severe or persistent mental illness Using her strong management skills, Hannah provides training, coaching and supervision to staff who provide 24-hour residential support services. Hannah also maintains state-mandated budgets, personal client financial accounts and is proficient in coordinating care staff and medical staff to provide love-filled care. Hannah’s empathy and experience allow her to push the mission and values of Wallowa Valley Center for Wellness.

darren veenkerDarren Veenker
Facility Supervisor
Stationary Engineering Certificate
Oregon Limited Maintenance Electrical license

Darren brings almost thirty years of experience to Wallowa Valley Center for Wellness from a variety of industries. Specializing in a variety of systems and having an innate nature to understand how things work, there are not many things Darren has been unable to repair or diagnose. Throughout his years of service, his knowledge base has expanded across a wide spectrum of repairs. Having these talents allows him to properly maintain, manage and foresee problems often before they even arise. Darren has brought forth a predictive and preventive maintenance scheme that allows all facilities to run smoothly, with minimal concerns and rapid repairs when needed.

jocelynJocelyn Hatch
Front Office Manager

Jocelyn is excited to be joining the WVCW team as the Front Office Manager. She has a Bachelor's Degree in Biology, and originally came to the County in 2011 to work for the Nez Perce Tribe as a Fisheries Biologist and project manager. Her employment with the Tribe took her to McCall, Idaho for a few years, where she decided that she either needed to buy a tractor for snow removal or move. Her love for Wallowa County, its beauty and its communities, brought her back here in 2017. She became a co-owner of and Fisheries Habitat Restoration Biologist for a fledgling company called GeoLogix, which allows her to fulfill her need to wade in beautiful streams and improve the habitat for some of her favorite finned creatures, while allowing for the flexibility to manage a busy family life, live where she wants, and pursue other adventures. Because this community has been so welcoming and wonderful, she is excited to be back here and give back by joining the team at the Center for Wellness, and to assist this organization in its mission to help community members in their journey to achieve wellness.

raelynn wallaceRaeLynn Wallace
Front Office Specialist

RaeLynn joined our team in 2017 as one of the Front Office Specialists. She has 15 years’ experience in customer service and management, working in healthcare more than half her life. This experience has helped RaeLynn to provide our clients with the best care possible.

darci calhounDarci Calhoun
Front Office Specialist

When you walk into one of our offices, you will find Darci’s friendly face. She brings 35 years of customer service experience to Wallowa Valley Center for Wellness and sees her role as the first friendly-face to welcome you. Her goal is to bring a calming atmosphere to everyone at our office and to help individuals feel at ease with us or on the phone. She loves working with such a diverse group and how well everyone works together to help clients. She learns something new every day either from clients or staff. Darci refills her cup by enjoying time with her family and immersing herself into her photography.

terri gallegosTeri Gallegos
Front Office Specialist

Teri Ann Gallegos is a mother to an 11 year old son and a 3 year old daughter. She is a wife to Michael Gallegos and they were married at Wallowa Lake back in September of 2013. In her spare time, Teri enjoys spending time with her family and participating in local outdoor community events.

Teri has spent a lot of time volunteering here locally for Hells Canyon Mule Days, Enterprise Head Start Program and was on the Board of Directors for Wallowa County Youth Mentoring Program. Teri graduated high school in the summer of 2004 from Enterprise Alternative School and lived away for 16 years.

Teri has spent the last six years as an Assistant Manager and Landlord running a mobile home and R.V. park with her husband by her side doing all the maintenance and repair work on all 97 units in Kennewick Washington. When the owners decided to sell the RV park, Teri and her family chose to buy a house in Wallowa County and move back to the place she calls “home”. Teri is excited to work at Wallowa Valley Center for Wellness as a Front Desk Specialist because she enjoys working with and helping people. In her experience, being in a front desk position is where the relationship and the help begins.

 

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WALLOWA VALLEY
CENTER FOR WELLNESS
Bringing hope, dignity
and wellness to our community

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103 HWY 82, Enterprise 
541-426-4524

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301 W Main Street, Enterprise
541-426-0801

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