Meet Our Staff

Sara Stephens
Deputy Director

Sara Stephens is the Deputy Director of the Southwestern Oregon Workforce Investment Board and oversees the South Coast Regional Early Learning Hub.

Sara worked at Oregon Coast Community Action as the Development Director for four years. Before working at ORCCA, she was the Executive Director for a conservation focus non-profit in Montana, the Jack Creek Preserve. Sara also worked for ten years in Portland as a Senior Program Director for school age and middle school programs at Camp Fire Columbia.

Charlotte Carver
Operations Managers

Corinne Potts
Home Visiting Systems Coordinator

Corrine has been working in the field of early child education in one capacity or another for most of her professional career. In that time, she has been a teacher in infant/toddler and preschool programs, a home visitor, a parenting education, an early childhood center director, and a curricula developer & trainer.

The gift of participation in a home visiting program, regardless of program model is something that she has seen make remarkable change for good in the lives of children and families.

Corinne is excited to see the direction our region is moving towards in strengthening our collaboration efforts for the betterment of our communities and systems.

Jessica Porter
Community Engagement Manager

Skaidra Scholey
Strategic Initiatives Coordinator

Skaidra focuses on implementing the Prenatal through Third Grade Alignment project in our communities.

Skaidra initially working at the SCREL Hub as the Regional Coordinator for Home Visiting. Previously, she was the Program Development Director and Recruiting Manager for North Bend Medical Center. She holds an MBA in Sustainable Systems and a BA in Asian Studies from University of Hawaii at Manoa.

She is an advocate for positive change on the South Coast, bringing together non-traditional partners, and applying her organizational leadership development work experience in early learning.

Skaidra appreciates being part of a dynamic team doing impactful work in our communities.

Vanessa Broadley
Community Navigator