Friends of the Children is a nationwide organization that breaks the cycle of generational poverty. The National Network Office supports chapters and affiliates, and leads national efforts to scale the model so that more of our nation's highest-risk children receive a Friend.


Terri Sorensen

Chief Executive Officer

Carmi Brown

Chief Program Officer

Erinn Kelley-Siel

Chief Officer of Expansion and Policy

Abby Weast

Chief Operations Officer

Eric Gabrielson

Chief Expansion Officer

Mary Rennekamp

Chief Development Officer

Susan Walsh

Director of Research and Strategic Impact

Sarah Beiderman

Director of Innovation

Cheryl Jones

Director of Human Resources

Angela Groves

Director of Strategic Impact and Grants

Ariane Le Chevallier

Director of Marketing and Communications

Emily Nestor

Database, Project Implementation and Grants Manager

Holly Huillet

Database Administration Manager

Courtney Campbell

Digital Content Manager

Susan Dearborn, CPA

Accounting Manager

Rachel Howell

Senior Accountant

Erin Wellington

Administrative Support Specialist


Greg Goodwin

Board Chair

Chairman, Wayne D. Kuni and Joan E. Kuni Foundation

Vancouver, WA

Don A. Washburn

Board Vice-Chair

Chairman of the Board, Amedisys, Inc.

Portland, OR

Clinton Moloney

Board Secretary

Managing Director, Sustainable Business Solutions, PWC

San Francisco, CA

Michael Feldser

Board Treasurer

Retired Senior Vice-President and COO of Food and Household Products Division, Ball Corporation

Philadelphia, PA

Duncan Campbell


CEO, The Campbell Foundation and Retired CEO, Campbell Global

Portland, OR

Erica Baird

Co-founder, Lustre and Retired Partner, Office of General Counsel, PwC

New York, NY

Ellen Frawley

Partner, GMMB

Washington, DC

George Granger

President: AT&T – Oregon

Portland, OR

Cynthia Grant

President, Golf ScoreCards, Inc.

Portland, OR

Thomas Keller, Ph.D.

Duncan and Cindy Campbell Professor for Children, Youth and Families, Graduate School of Social Work, Portland State University

Portland, OR

Sharon Maghie

Retired Director, Microsoft Corporation

Seattle, WA

Peggy Maguire

Immediate Past Chair

Senior Vice-President of Corporate Social Responsibility and Palliative Care Solutions, Cambia Health Solutions and President, Cambia Foundation

Portland, OR

John Miner

Managing Director, Pivotal Investments

Portland, OR

Henry G. Morriello

Partner, Head of Structured Finance & Transportation Finance, Arnold & Porter LLP

New York, NY

Bruce A. Schoen

Retired Chief Financial Officer, Anthem Memory Care

Portland, OR

David Shapiro

CEO & President, MENTOR

Boston, MA

Dan Shull

Management Consultant, Packman & Associates

Portland, OR

Shane Wall

Chief Technology Officer and Global Head of HP Labs, HP Inc.

Portland, OR

Vanessa Wilkins


Sisters, OR

Reports & Tools

Investor Report

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Return on Investment Study

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Business Plan

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IRS form 990 (2016)

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Audited Financial Statements 2017

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Friends of the Children is committed to the communities we serve, to equal employment opportunity, and to diversity in our workplace.

National Office Jobs

There are no openings at this time.

Chapter Jobs

Development Manager

Klamath Basin

Professional Male Mentor "Friend"

Los Angeles

Director of Development

Development Manager

San Francisco Bay Area

Professional Mentor "Friend"

Thank you for your interest in Friends of the Children.