Kim R.

Kim R. Receptionist

Kim was raised in Northern California. She moved to Oregon in 2004 and currently resides in Roseburg with her husband. They share 5 wonderful kids, and 3 fun filled grandchildren.  She is super excited about her growing family.

In her free time, Kim and her husband like to go on drives, camp, hike, kayak and spend time with family.

Kim has completed her first year with Connections and is loving every minute of her job!

Kristin B.

Kristin B.

Kristin lived in Klamath Falls for a lot of her childhood before returning to California. She moved back to Klamath Falls in 2004.

Kristin graduated from the Oregon Institute of Technology with a Bachelor of Science in Applied Psychology. She previously worked for Connections Case Management, as a Personal Agent, for just shy of three years before leaving to take care of a family member. She is excited to rejoin the team.

Outside of work, Kristin enjoys kayaking and camping with her husband and stepdaughter, spending time with her dog Oakley, tending to her chickens, and breeding and showing Mini Rex rabbits.

Kyle P.

Kyle P. Personal Agent

Kyle grew up in Northern California and graduated from UC Santa Cruz in 2020 with her Bachelor’s Degree in Sociology.

Kyle recently moved to Oregon to be closer to family and is loving her new rural lifestyle living with goats, horses, dogs, cats, and frogs!

She has worked with the elderly population in various capacities, such as caregiving, housing, and case management, for the past 8 years and is excited about her transition to helping customers in the I/DD field.

When Kyle isn’t working, you will find her in the kitchen cooking and baking or playing with her goat and dog outside.  She is always up for an adventure and is enjoying exploring all that Oregon has to offer.

Laura F.

Laura F. Personal Agent

Laura was born and raised in Coos Bay,  she raised three boys and now has seven grandchildren.  Laura, and her husband, Andy, now are raising a daughter aged 12. The family enjoys fishing, camping, hiking, gardening, and cooking.  They have two wiener dogs, a large dog, and a cat in the home as well.

Laura graduated from the University of Phoenix with a Bachelors Degree in Business Management, and a second Bachelors Degree in Business Administration.

Mary Lee L.E.

Mary Lee L.E. Assessor Specialist

Mary Lee was born and raised in Klamath Falls.  She has a Bachelor of Arts degree from University of Portland and has been with Connections since 2014, first as a Personal Agent and now as an Assessor Specialist.  She loves working with our customers and is always learning from them.

Mary Lee lives in Klamath Falls with her husband, their two amazing daughters and several four-legged family members.

Mendi H.

Mendi H. Personal Agent

Mendi was born and raised in Arizona and moved to Oregon in 1995. She has many years of experience in the I/DD field working  in local group homes as well as coaching bowling and managing medicals for Douglas County Special Olympics.  In July 2019, she began working at Connections as a PA.

Mendi has 4 grown sons and is proud to say that she is a grandma of 3 amazing grandkids. She has 2 cats and 1 dog. She loves all animals, big and small. Her favorite holiday is Christmas, where she goes a little crazy with decorating her home and office. In her off time, you can find her around her goldfish pond in her yard or up in the mountains mudding, hunting, fishing, hiking and camping.

Robin M.

Robin M. Brokerage Director

Family member and community advocate for persons with I/DD for 27+ years.

Founding member of W.I.S.H. a 501(c)3 to establish appropriate and affordable housing for persons with I/DD.

Past member of the Staley Implementation Group.

Original member of the local Self-Directed Supports (SDS) group, the precursor to the establishment of Brokerages in Oregon.

Robin enjoys caring for her 2 acres of country living, as well as spending time with her family and friends.

Robyn R.

Robyn R. Program Coordinator

Robyn was born and raised in Grants Pass Oregon, spent 7 years in Coos Bay before landing in Roseburg in 2001.  She has been in the I/DD field for over 30 years, working as direct support, managing group homes, agency behavior specialist and OIS mentor/independent instructor.

She enjoys volunteering in her community, participating with the Dance committee in Douglas County (since 2002) and coaching Special Olympics. Robyn is married with four adult children and blessed with five amazing grandkids.  She loves photography, nature, plants, animals, and live music.

Ruthie C.

Ruthie C. Assessor Coordinator

Ruthie moved to Oregon in 1995 after graduating from the University of Chico State and began her social work career.  Before becoming a Personal Agent for Connections in 2012, she worked as a Case Manager for Pregnant & Parenting Teens in a Medford High School, a High School Special Education Teacher in Hermiston, and a Social Worker for Child Welfare in Grants Pass.

Ruthie has two adult children, Dominic and Demitri, the latter is serving our country in the US Army.  She is passionate about people and frogs.  After all, one may someday turn into a prince. In her free time, she loves cycling and crafting activities.  She is also grateful to God for the mountain of friendships she has been blessed with in her lifetime.

Sarah K.

Sarah K. Personal Agent

Sarah grew up in Southern Oregon for 33 years, before moving to the Oregon Coast 6 years ago. Caregiving, and CNA work in various settings is what she did for over 20 years. Due to changes in family dynamics, Sarah went back to school and earned a bachelor’s degree in behavioral health science with an emphasis on child, and adolescent disorders. Sarah’s passion is to help individuals in ways that center around their own person-centered needs.

In Sarah’s free time, she enjoys cooking and baking with her son, taking daily walks, and volunteering at her church ministry programs. Sarah also likes to research DIY home improvement projects and assist her husband with projects around the house.  Animals are also a love of Sarah’s, and she enjoys cuddling with her two cats and one dog.