Yira V.A.

Yira V.A. Personal Agent Assistant

Yira was born and raised in Klamath Falls. She has always loved helping others, which is why she decided to become a DSP the moment she graduated high school. She took pride in assisting others in their daily lives and loved helping them achieve their goals.

Yira currently lives with her boyfriend of 4 years, who is a DSP. She has 4 fur babies, 3 crazy dogs and 1 sassy cat. Her dogs are named Bagel, Cereal and Apple Fritter and her cat is named Bean. Yira is an extreme animal lover and is constantly rescuing different animals. In her free time, she likes to garden and explore the outdoors with her dogs and friends.

She hopes to continue to grow in this field and learn from colleagues. She is very grateful to Connections Case Mgmt for this opportunity to positively impact her community.

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Donna K.

Donna K. Lead Personal Agent Assistant

Donna began working for Connections in 2008.  She first worked as a Case Manager but then transitioned in 2019 to the position she has now, which she loves.  Through being a family member, past volunteer and substitute instructional assistant, involved in Special Olympics in the past, as well as an advocate for independent supported housing through a local nonprofit (WISH), Donna has met and known many of our customers and family members.  Her current position gives her the opportunity to interact with many customers and their families.  She is thankful and excited to be a part of Connections Case Mgmt.

She and her husband of 43 years are both Douglas County natives.  They share their home with a cantankerous feline.  Their children and grandchildren live in the Roseburg/Winston area as well.

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Fern P.

Fern P. Personal Agent Assistant

Fern is an Oregonian, born and raised in the Coos Bay area.

She enjoys days at the beach or adventures through the woods on her time off. She is very grateful to be a part of the Connections team and all that it has taught her working here. She’s excited to continue learning and growing in her position.

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