Board of Directors
Tacha is a seasoned foreclosure mediator conducting mediations in Oregon, Washington, and Nevada and is currently a regulator for the State of Oregon Appraisal Board. Prior to that she spent 27 years in the Title Insurance and 1031 tax deferred exchange industry.
Lynn is a retired school counselor who has mediated for Neighbor-to-Neighbor since 1996. She has also served terms on the Board of Directors twice in past years. Lynn has been a Board Member since September 2006.
Stefyni Allen joined the N2N Board in 2022. Stefyni is a solo attorney in Salem, focusing her practice primarily in the family law arena, mediating and providing parent coordination services. Stefyni received her JD from the Willamette University College of Law and her BA. from UC Davis, where she studied sociology.
Heidi is a workers’ compensation attorney with experience as an advocate in mediations. She currently works as a senior staff attorney for the Workers’ Compensation Board. Heidi developed an interest in Neighbor-to-Neighbor, Inc., while taking the Basic Mediation Training offered by the organization. A native Oregonian, Heidi enjoys day hikes, the Oregon coast, and watching University of Oregon athletics. Heidi joined Neighbor-to-Neighbor in 2022.
Heather is a strong, proficient leader with extensive non-profit experience proven management skills, strategic vision, operational implementation and effective follow-through in diverse challenges. She has pioneered several non-profits, served as a chaplain and is passionate about her community. She is mother of five and grandmother to four. In her spare time she enjoys helping people in need as well as reading, enjoying music and dance.
Marion County Mediation Manager
Carole Shelton joined Neighbor-To-Neighbor in September 2018. She has an extensive professional background in administrative roles, experience in nonprofit organizations and enjoys helping others. She is the mother of four children and is an award-winning children’s book author.
Director of Operations and Outreach
Jared was born and raised in Salem, OR. He has experience with multiple local non-profits. He started volunteering as a mediator with Neighbor-To-Neighbor in 2019 and joined the staff in June 2022. In his free time he enjoys the outdoors, playing music with friends, and working on various carpentry projects.
Restorative Justice Director
Scott lives in Corvallis with his family, and started volunteering for Neighbor to Neighbor in 2017. He had to take a break from N2N cases while working full-time in Restorative Justice in Lane County from 2019-2023, and gladly took the chance to move to this position at Neighbor to Neighbor. Having worked in various positions in education and conflict transformation, he tends to approach these two roles as different aspects of the same overall project.
Court-Related Mediation Coordinator
Debbie joined Neighbor to Neighbor in 2020 working in the office of the Executive Director. When not in the office, Debbie enjoys gardening, hiking, traveling, and time spent with family and friends.
Administrative Assistant, Linn/Benton/Yamhill