Staff Members

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Dimitrios Zourkos

Executive Director

Favorite Thing About PASS?:

How unique each client is, they truly give me joy in my job.

Favorite Food?:

Greek Cuisine, Indian, Persian.

Favorite Hobbies Outside Of Work?:

Reading, traveling, spending time with friends and family.

Favorite Activity to do at PASS?:

Making the clients laugh and getting them out into the community to promote a sense of belonging.

Favorite Sports Team?

Oakland Raiders.

Places You Wish To Travel?

Everywhere…. Iceland, Bulgaria, Papua New Guinea, Botswana.

Anything else?

I am proud to serve the population I serve. Honored to be a family member at PASS.

 

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Matt McCally

Program Manager

Favorite Thing About PASS?:

I love getting to make an impact in people’s lives and advocating for those who cannot advocate for themselves.

Favorite Food?:

Hot wings.

Favorite Hobbies Outside Of Work?:

Wood working, fixing cars, spending time in my garage.

Favorite Activity to do at PASS?:

Group music time.

Favorite Sports Team?

PSU Vikings, LA Dodgers, Tennessee Titans.

Places You Wish To Travel?

South Korea, Newfoundland, Japan, Patagonia.

Anything else?

Working at PASS is the most fulfilling thing I’ve ever done with my life.

 

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Terra Ingalls

Office Admin

Favorite Thing About PASS?:

Getting to know the clients and working with them to explore new activities and places in the community. PASS is like my second family and I look forward to work everyday. Seeing the joy of the clients will always be my favorite thing.

Favorite Food?:

Sushi, pasta, fruit, ice cream, pastries, and potatoes.

Favorite Hobbies Outside Of Work?:

Watching anime, playing video games, reading, concerts, drawing, listening to music, spending time with my cat, and going on hikes/adventures.

Favorite Activity to do at PASS?:

Outings because I love being able to go try new things and have new experiences with the clients.

Favorite Sports Team?

Portland Winterhawks.

Places You Wish To Travel?

Japan, Paris, Italy, Germany, Iceland, South Korea, Hawaii, Caribbean, England.

Anything else?

I am the youngest employee at PASS so I am honored to have the opportunity to learn from my peers, gain new experiences, and develop new skills.
PASS is my second family and I strive to do my best to continue to better PASS to the best of my abilities.

 

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Ryan Vauthier

Green Group Supervisor

Favorite Thing About PASS?:

Being able to build relationships with all the clients & be a positive role model in their lives.

Favorite Food?:

Chinese.

Favorite Hobbies Outside Of Work?:

Sports and outdoor activities.

Favorite Activity to do at PASS?:

Food Outings!

Favorite Sports Team?

Portland Trailblazers and Seattle Mariners.

Places You Wish To Travel?

Jamaica

Anything else?

Live, Laugh, Love!

 

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Diana Ruiz

Blue Group Supervisor

Favorite Thing About PASS?:

Loving all my peers and being myself.

Favorite Food?:

Chinese.

Favorite Hobbies Outside Of Work?:

Hanging out and having fun with my family.

Favorite Activity to do at PASS?:

Music and story time.

Places You Wish To Travel?

Mexico

Anything else?

Being and working at PASS is life changing. We learn to be compassionate,
understanding, and caring. PASS is a family.

 

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Violet Molina

Medical Supervisor

Favorite Thing About PASS?:
The fact that I can work with our clients and try to make their day a little bit fun plus I like my coworkers. (:

Favorite Food?:

Chinese and Thai.

Favorite Hobbies Outside Of Work?:

Dance, working out, reading, having fun with my children.

Favorite Activity to do at PASS?:

Arts & Crafts, Singing and dancing, and exercise class.

Places You Wish To Travel?

Australia and China.

 

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Kevin Woida

Assistant Medical Supervisor

Favorite Thing About PASS?:

The participants are receptive to new ideas and their willingness to try new things along with things they like from before they came here.

Favorite Food?:

I love all food.

Favorite Hobbies Outside Of Work?:

Reading books, art, creative writing.

Favorite Activity to do at PASS?:

Dancing with the participants to music.

Places You Wish To Travel?

The World.

Anything else?

Thanks to support from managers here at PASS I always am grateful for their expertise. I never thought that I would be working a career that allows me to use my imagination and creativity that fulfills me.

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Stenfany Hernandez

Direct Support Professional

Favorite Thing About PASS?:

I love working at PASS because I get to put a smile on the clients faces and help out with what they want and assist them accomplish their goals.

Favorite Food?:

Chinese.

Favorite Hobbies Outside Of Work?:

Shopping for shoes, traveling, basketball.

Favorite Activity to do at PASS?:

Arts & Crafts. /p>

Favorite Sports Team?

Lakers.

Places You Wish To Travel?

New York and Paris.

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Joshua Albright

Direct Support Professional

Favorite Thing About PASS?:

All the wonderful clients and staff I get to work with.

Favorite Food?:

Sushi, steak, everything.

Favorite Hobbies Outside Of Work?:

Games, music, learning, spending time with friends, eating food.

Favorite Activity to do at PASS?:

Talking with and spending time with clients.

Favorite Sports Team?

Seahawks.

Places You Wish To Travel?

Europe, Japan.

 

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Conisha Greenly

Direct Support Professional

Favorite Thing About PASS?:

What is there not to love about PASS?! The smiles, the clients at PASS, the wonderful team we have.

Favorite Food?:

Chicken,sushi, and pizza.

Favorite Hobbies Outside Of Work?:

Family time, bowling with friends.

Favorite Activity to do at PASS?:

Arts & Crafts and cooking class.

Favorite Sports Team?

Don’t like sports, I like lifetime TV.

Places You Wish To Travel?

All around the world.

Anything else?

This is the best group of people I have ever worked with

 

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Ebony Friese

Direct Support Professional

Favorite Thing About PASS?:

I learn something new every day, the clients are fun, and the staff is like family.

Favorite Food?:

Pizza.

Favorite Hobbies Outside Of Work?:

Spending time with loved ones, traveling, reading, and going to concerts.

Favorite Activity to do at PASS?:

Reading to the clients/staff and listening to music/dancing.

Favorite Sports Team?

Seahawks.

Places You Wish To Travel?

Fiji, Greece, Canada, Mexico, and almost everywhere in the US.

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Jennifer ‘Jen’ Richey

Direct Support Professional

Favorite Thing About PASS?:

Seeing smiles on everyone’s faces everyday.
Being able to make a difference in people’s lives.

Favorite Food?:

Sushi and Thai.

Favorite Hobbies Outside Of Work?:

Going for walks, cooking, and camping.

Favorite Activity to do at PASS?:

Doing art projects and reading to my friends.

Places You Wish To Travel?

Thailand, Greece, Alaska.

Anything else?

I have the most amazing coworkers.

 

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Wendy White

Direct Support Professional

Favorite Thing About PASS?:

Everyone; This job is hard at times, doable as long as all do their work.

Favorite Food?:

Veggie Burritos, French fries, chocolate cake, and sweet tea.

Favorite Hobbies Outside Of Work?:

Dancing, concerts, grand kids 12 of them, and water aerobics.

Favorite Activity to do at PASS?:

Reading/listening to stories, outings, and dancing.

Favorite Sports Team?

Blazers and Seachicks

Places You Wish To Travel?

Paris, Mexico, and New York.

 

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Kevin Harvey

Direct Support Professional

Favorite Thing About PASS?:

The individuals give me life.

Favorite Food?:

Veggies.

Favorite Hobbies Outside Of Work?:

Reading.

Favorite Activity to do at PASS?:

Singing and dancing.

Favorite Sports Team?

All Chicago teams except for the cubs.

Places You Wish To Travel?

Africa

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Jennie Wright-Sharp

Direct Support Professional

What Do You Love About PASS?:

We have fun every day. Coworkers and clients like coming to PASS and it makes for a good time.

Favorite Food?:

Sushi and pizza but not sushi pizza.

Favorite Hobbies Outside Of Work?:

Making yummy vegetarian food, playing with my dog, and hanging out with friends.

Favorite Activity to do at PASS?:

Drumming with clients, reading, and doing art.

Favorite Sports Team?

Portland Thorns.

Places You Wish To Travel?

Japan and South America.

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Emilee Mills

Direct Support Professional

What Do You Love About PASS?:
Making a difference in clients life & being myself.

Favorite Food?:
Pasta, sushi, fruits, salad rolls, and tacos.

Favorite Hobbies Outside Of Work?:
Shopping, pets, changing hair color, hanging out with friends and family.

Favorite Activity to do at PASS?:
Arts & Crafts and making clients laugh and smile.

Places You Wish To Travel?
Beaches around the world.

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Rochelle Shoop

Favorite Thing About PASS?

My favorite thing about PASS is all the great staff and clients. They all have wonderful personalities. Also I like how I can ask a question or ask for help and every single person is willing to help.

Favorite Food?

Mexican food and Chile Relleno.

Favorite Hobbies Outside Of Work?

Taking my sons to new parks and trying new things with them.

Favorite Activity At Pass?

Arts & Crafts with clients.

Favorite Sports Team?

Raiders

Places You Wish To Travel?

Rome because its so pretty at night and heard great things. Also Japan because I wanna try new foods.

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Lindsay Liddell – Smith

Favorite thing about PASS?

The parents, clients and staff that make PASS feel like a family.

Favorite food?
Pad Thai
Favorite Hobbies?
Spending time with my family, exercise, reading and all things that promote Self Care.
Favorite activity at PASS?
Interacting with our clients, and making sure their needs are met.
Places you wish to travel?
I would like to visit relatives in Ireland, Scotland and parts of West Africa.
Anything else?
I am very grateful to be a part of a program that is client focused, trauma informed, and that also provides ample staff support. All staff truly know the value of teamwork, and that makes all the difference for the clients!