Meet The Team

Our Staff

Children’s Center is recognized throughout Clark County Washington for clinical excellence. We maintain a deep commitment to cultural diversity and cultural competency among our team.

Pat Beckett, LiCSW

Executive Director

Pat Beckett, LiCSW

Pat Beckett, LiCSW

Executive Director

Matthew Butte, M.Ed

Matthew Butte, M.Ed

Deputy Executive Director

Tomi Blackledge, CPA

Tomi Blackledge, CPA

Financial Director

Helen Sullivan, LMHC

Helen Sullivan, LMHC

Clinical Supervisor

Katie Azarow, MSW

Katie Azarow, MSW

Clinical Supervisor

Paula Dunham, LiCSW, LCSW

Paula Dunham, LiCSW, LCSW

Clinical Director

Eugene Borkan, M.D.

Eugene Borkan, M.D.

Child/Adolescent Psychiatry

Daniel Lam, M.D.

Daniel Lam, M.D.

Child/Adolescent Psychiatry

David McWherter, ARNP

David McWherter, ARNP

Meet the Team

Board of Directors

Our governing board members are elected to serve as champions of our cause and a voice of hope for vulnerable children in our community. Their sage leadership helps guide us toward our vision.

Dr. Gerald Bader, M.D.

Dr. Gerald Bader, M.D.

President

Retired pediatrician, The Vancouver Clinic

Denise Burgoyne

Denise Burgoyne

Secretary

Peg Busick

Peg Busick

Founding Board Member

John Deeder

John Deeder

Board Member

Tracy Feno

Tracy Feno

Board Member

Owner, Inspired Interiors

Wendy Kelley, CEBS, CISP, CRSP

Wendy Kelley, CEBS, CISP, CRSP

Treasurer

National IRA Product Manager at U.S. Bank Wealth Management Group

Kelly Love

Kelly Love

Board Member

Public Relations Specialist, Legacy Health System

Liz Luce

Liz Luce

Vice President

Retired Director, Washington State Department of Licensing

Carol McCaulley

Carol McCaulley

Board Member

S.V.P. Human Resource Development/Legal Counsel at Columbia Credit Union

Nancy Retsinas

Nancy Retsinas

Board Member

Owner, Retsinas Collaborative Law Center

Tonya Rulli

Tonya Rulli

Board Member

Owner, Law Office of Tonya Rulli 

Lisa Schauer

Lisa Schauer

Board Member

President, Point North Consulting, Inc.

Mike Stromme, Ed.D

Mike Stromme, Ed.D

Board Member

Associate Superintendent, Administrative Services, Vancouver Public Schools

Maggie Traverso, CFP, AFIM

Maggie Traverso, CFP, AFIM

Board Member

Senior Vice President, Private Wealth Director, Riverview Trust Company

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Location: 13500 SE 7th Street
Vancouver, WA 98683 | Map

Telephone: (360) 699-2244
Fax: (360) 699-1900

Hours: M-F: 8am - 7pm

Non-Discrimination Policy

It is the policy of Children's Center that no person shall be subjected to discrimination in this agency.  All aspects of program activities and services are administrated without regard to race, color, national origin, creed, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender expression, age, marital status, physical disabilities, veteral status, or the presence of any physical, mental or sensory disability, which includes persons known to be HIV positive or have AIDS.  Children's Center is an Equal Opportunity Employer.