Board of Directors

Ashley Beatty


Ashley is the Program Coordinator for the Deschutes County District Attorney’s Office Victims’ Assistance Program. She has held this position since February 2015. Prior to joining the District Attorney’s Office, Ashley worked for the State of Oregon Child Welfare for 10 years. During her time with the State, Ashley was a CPS worker in Deschutes County, a Business Analyst for OR-Kids, and a statewide trainer. Ashley finished her career with Child Welfare as a CPS Supervisor with Deschutes County Child Welfare.

Ashley is a long-standing resident of Deschutes County. She graduated from Oregon State University’s Cascades Campus with a Bachelor of […]

Aaron Jeffers

Auction Chair


Aaron grew up in the South and moved to Oregon in 2008 with his wife Crystal to attend Willamette University College of Law and pursue a legal career as a public defender. Aaron received a public interest fellowship for the summer of 2009 that allowed him to begin working for the Public Defender of Marion County, where he was hired as an attorney in 2011. In 2014, Aaron moved to Bend to join Crabtree & Rahmsdorff as public defender in Deschutes County.


Aaron has also served as a co-lobbyist for the Oregon Criminal Defense Lawyers Association in 2013, as a member […]

Alana Brenneman



Alana has been in practice for 17 years and focusses on criminal law, juvenile dependency and family law.   She is qualified as court-appointed lead counsel in murder, major felony and lesser felony cases, all misdemeanor and juvenile matters.  Alana has also served as a defense counsel staff member for the Deschutes Family Drug Court for 7 years and provides pro bono family law services for Family Drug Court clients.  She has volunteered for DFR for 5 years helping to raise funds for housing and wrap around services for drug court participants.  Alana received her juris doctor from Willamette University College […]

Shawn Kollie



Shawn Kollie focuses on Criminal Defense throughout the State of Oregon.  Shawn has practiced in almost every county in Oregon and the Federal Courts.  As the principal attorney of Kollie Law Group, PC in Bend, Oregon Shawn represents clients with major felony and firearm cases.


Shawn was born and raised in Portland, Oregon.  Upon graduation from Oregon State University, Shawn attended the University of Oregon School of Law.  During his second year of law school, he began working as a law clerk, exclusively on criminal and DUII defense matters.


As a third-year law student, Shawn interned with the Lane County Public Defender’s […]

Gary Liberson

Board Member

Gary holds a PhD in Mathematical Statistics and founded in the 70’s the first statistics group in US EPA’s Office of Water Programs.  He is a former Member of PA’s Management Group, a London-based consulting company. He is a founding board member of the Water Research Action Project, a nonprofit, dedicated to implementing sustainable water projects in the Middle East. He is active in health issues.

Patrick Carey

Patrick Carey is currently the District Manager for the Oregon Department of Human Services programs in Crook, Deschutes and Jefferson Counties.

Patrick graduated from the University of Oregon with a Bachelors of Science degree.

He spent the first 7 years of his career with DHS as a protective service worker in Marion County. He moved to Lake County where he was the supervisor and branch manager over all of the Child Welfare programs.

After three years in Lake County he transferred to Deschutes County as the Branch Manager of the Deschutes County Child Welfare office. After 3 years in this position he took […]

L. Thomas Clark

President and Chair

Board of Directors


Private practice of law in Bend, Oregon. Member of Oregon State Bar since 1970.


Attorney with Leaf, Tyner & Gleeson in Beaverton, Oregon. Private Practice.


Assistant Superintendant for Staff Development at Belchertown State School, Belchertown, Mass.


Research Associate at Institute for Social Science Research, University of Montana, Missoula, Montana.


Research Associate at the School of Education, University of Oregon, Eugene, Oregon.

1966-B.A. University of Oregon, Eugene, Oregon

1969-J.D. University of Oregon, Eugene, Oregon