Our Staff Team

Meet the team at CI. We’re passionate about supporting kids and families and helping Oregon become the best state to be a kid. Click the images for bios and contact information.

Swati Adarkar

President and CEO

Melissa Duclos

Senior Development Officer

Chelsea Greenwood

Operations Coordinator

Erin Helgren

Early Works Site Liaison, Yoncalla

Dana Hepper

Director of Policy & Advocacy

Toni Iyoha

Family Engagement Coordinator

Laura Labarre

Senior Program Advisor

Marina Merrill

Director of Research & Strategy

Malea Miller 2020

Malea Miller

Advocacy & Policy Assistant

Eli O’Brate

Finance & Operations Manager

Soobin David Oh

Senior Early Education Advisor

Rafael Otto

Director of Communications

Elena Rivera

Senior Health Policy & Program Advisor

Carole Shellhart

Chief of Staff

Helen Shum

Communications Associate

Amy Trieu

Advocacy & Partnership Associate

Amy Varga

Chief Development Officer

Karen Twain

Interim Executive Director

Ashley Walker

Communications Associate

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