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. She is excited to start her career at Connections Case Mgmt.

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

In her free time, you will find her surrounded by family & friends at the beach, on the lake fishing, or exploring the beautiful outdoors. She also enjoys reading suspense novels and baking treats for her loved ones.

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Kya A.

Kya A. Personal Agent

Kya is a Native to Klamath Falls & surrounding area.  She is an active member in the community & very involved in her Indigenous Peoples Ways and Culture.

She has worked in intensive social services for 10+ years and considers herself both a Natural and Professional Advocate. Serving others, along with helping folks see and reach their full potential, is very important to Kya. She is Passionate about this field and is super excited to be part of the Connections Case Mgmt Team.

One of Kya’s greatest accomplishments is her daughter.  Being a mother and a big time family member, are her biggest blessings. Kya has a big family and is the only sister to a bunch of rowdy (in the best way) brothers, whom are also her best friends.

Outside of work, Kya has many hobbies. She is an avid Oregon enthusiast. She loves hiking, kayaking, hunting, fishing, waterfall and beach exploring, playing ball and flat out getting dirty, as well as cooking, crafting, decorating, reading, watching movies, hanging out with her kitties and all that other fun-to-her stuff.

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Katie S.

Katie S. Personal Agent

Katie has lived in Douglas County for 23 years. She is a wife and a mother to 6 beautiful children. In her free time, she is found out in nature, spending time with her family, and her fur babies.

In 2015, Katie graduated from UCC with her Associates in Human Services. Prior to coming to Connections Case Mgmt,  Katie worked as an Advocate for individuals who have experienced Intimate Partner Violence. Katie is excited to join the team at Connections Case Mgmt. Katie is passionate about seeing folks live their best lives.

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Bernarda L.

Bernarda L. Personal Agent

Bernarda has spent her entire life in Coos County.

She has worked more than 25 years in social services including a number of years working with community members with I/DD.

When not at work, she spends as much time as she can with her four grandchildren.  She enjoys anything  gardening, camping and the beach.

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Casey E.

Casey E. Personal Agent

Casey was born and raised in Klamath Falls, she left to get her education at Oregon State University and returned with a Bachelor of Arts in Spanish. She worked previously as a Spanish teacher for young children and then as a Legal Assistant and Victims Advocate for The Klamath County District Attorney’s Office.  

Serving others is quite important to Casey, and she is excited to do that through Connections. 

Outside of work, Casey has many hobbies. She loves painting, singing, learning piano, and pretty much anything that requires creativity! She also enjoys spending time with her family, friends, mentee, and her cute little cat named Cat.  

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Chelsea M.

Chelsea M. Personal Agent

Chelsea has lived in Coos County all her life.

She has worked with individuals with I/DD in a variety of different roles over the course of her career and is excited to step into this new role with Connections Case Mgmt. Chelsea loves helping others achieve their dreams.

When she’s not at work, you can find her with her husband, two children, and her dogs outdoors camping, fishing, or riding in the dunes.

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Sarah N.

Sarah N. Personal Agent

Sarah was born and raised in Alaska, where she completed her Associate in Human Services. From there, she continued education, and will be receiving her Bachelor of Science in Psychology, from the University of Alaska, Anchorage, in early 2021. Sarah has been a part of the human service field for the past six years, previously being a service coordinator in Wasilla, Alaska.

Sarah moved to the Oregon Coast mid-2019, and further to the Coos Bay area in early 2020. She enjoys being outdoors and has hiked numerous mountains in Alaska, but is still discovering fun hiking trails on the coast. She is a huge fan of coffee and energy drinks, and dislikes hot weather!

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Shantell B.

Shantell B. Personal Agent

Shantell was born in Roseburg but lived in Arizona for most of her childhood 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. Before coming to Connections Case Management, she worked as a case manager for the county’s mental health and disability services programs. In her free time, she enjoys painting, crafting, and spending time with her family and animals.

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Justin L.

Justin L. Personal Agent

Justin was born and raised in Southern California and moved to Oregon in 2009. He instantly fell in love with Oregon and wouldn’t think about living anywhere else. He found his calling in the I/DD field in 2013 and now cannot imagine doing anything else. He started off as a part time overnight staff in a 24-hour residential group home and as of 2020 is now a Personal Agent with Connections Case Mgmt. He is excited to be in the PA role where he can assist people with getting the services they need/want. When Justin’s not working, he enjoys gardening and spending time with his family. Family is very important to him.

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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.

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