Shanai B.

Shanai B. Personal Agent

Shanai was born and raised in Roseburg, but left briefly to earn her Bachelor of Science degree in Psychology from Oregon State University in 2020.

Before coming to Connections Case Mgmt, she worked with parents struggling with mental health and substance use. She found a love for advocating and helping those in her community connect with local resources.

In her free time you can find her reading a good book, cooking, being outdoors, and playing with her 6 year old German Shepherd Dog, Lucy.

Shantell B.

Shantell B. Personal Agent

Shantell was born in Roseburg (Oregon), but spent most of her childhood in Arizona while her father served in the United States Marine Corps.

In 2014 she graduated from Oregon State University with a Bachelors in Human Development and Family Sciences. After graduating, she began working with the county’s mental health program before transitioning to ID/DD services in 2016.

In her spare time, she enjoys spending time with her family, crafting, going to the movies, and attending concerts.

Shelly H.

Shelly H. Community Development Manager

Shelly lives in Roseburg where she enjoys life in the great outdoors.

With a passion for travel, you will find her adventuring to a new global destination or volunteering her time in local emergency preparedness efforts.

As a natural networker, Shelly is passionate about making and growing connections as part of a small community, at a state level and worldwide through her travels.

Shelly loves to meet friends old and new over coffee and continue to build lasting relationships.

Staci B.

Staci B. Personal Agent

Staci has lived in Douglas County since 2006. She has spent the past twenty+ years serving in various social services positions.

Staci has two amazing adult daughters and two incredible granddaughters. She has four fur grandsons and two fur babies of her own.

In her free time, you will find her surrounded by family & friends. She enjoys hiking to hidden waterfalls and exploring the beautiful outdoors, reading suspense novels and baking treats for loved ones. She also loves to spend time volunteering in the community for various animal rescues.

Tawny W.

Tawny W. Provider eXPRS Specialist

Residing in Roseburg since 1998, Tawny and her husband love working with people and are involved in their church with worship and youth ministry.

Tawny loves seeing people live their lives to the fullest. She loves to sing, read, and hang out with friends. She has worked at Connections since 2010 & enjoys serving everyone who comes into the office.

Tera F.

Tera F. Personal Agent

Tera has lived in Oregon most of her life, raised in Brookings and raising her own family in the Portland area.  She has 2 incredible kids: Claudia & Nicholas and three equally excellent fids (furry kids) Hank, Jasper and Emmy Lou.

Tera is a nerd at heart and loves to learn new things. She enjoys outdoor activities such as gardening, hiking and rafting and though she stinks at it, she thinks tennis is a blast.

Yira V.A.

Yira V.A. Personal Agent Assistant

Yira was born and raised in Klamath Falls. Once graduating high school, she became a DSP and fell in love with assisting others in their daily lives.

Yira lives with her new baby girl and longtime boyfriend, who also works in the I/DD field. She also has 3 fur babies, 2 dogs and 1 eccentric cat. Yira enjoys exploring Oregon’s wilderness and vacationing on California’s beaches.

She hopes that this is just the beginning to a long career in I/DD services. She is grateful to be learning from such wonderful colleagues.