Rozalyn Mock

Associate Program Officer

Responsibilities:

Manages a portfolio of rural capital grants, and assists with programs for workforce development and business financing.

How to Contact Me:

e-mail: phone:

Roz Mock manages a portfolio of rural capital grants. She also assists with programs for workforce development, business financing, entrepreneurship, community economic development, and promoting family economic success.

Before coming onboard in 2018, Roz worked at Northwest Farm Credit Services where she served as a credit officer, overseeing a nearly $23 million diversified agriculture and forestry portfolio and managing client relationships. She is a Ford Scholar from the Class of 2011 and currently (2018) serves as the president of the Ford Scholar Alumni Association. She grew up in Sutherlin, Oregon, where she cultivated a passion for agriculture and forestry through the National FFA Organization. 

Roz studied Spanish in rural Chile and agri-tourism and international business in Italy. At Oregon State University, she earned an honors bachelor of science degree in environmental economics and policy, and an honors bachelor of arts degree in international studies.  

Share this:

Sara Wylie

Administrative Assistant

Responsibilities:

Provides administrative support to the Community Economic Development department; maintains materials and records, and assists with events.

How to Contact Me:

e-mail: phone:

Sara Wylie provides administrative support to the Community Economic Development department. Before coming to the Foundation in 2018, Sara worked for four years at ABCT, Inc. (Harvard Medical Park) in administrative support roles. Her background in support services is extensive. She has held positions at a family-owned lumber wholesale business, the Winston-Dillard Water District and Roseburg Forest Products. She also worked for two years for the State of Montana in the Job Service Division and Department of Corrections, Contract Unit. Sara grew up in the Roseburg area, graduated from Roseburg High School and attended Umpqua Community College.

Share this:

New associate program officer hired for Community Economic Development

September 25, 2018: The Ford Family Foundation announced today that it has hired Rozalyn Mock to be an associate program officer for Community Economic Development, a new position. At the Foundation, she will assist in developing and implementing strategic grantmaking programs for economic development in rural communities. 

Share this:

Nathan Schult to join Foundation as program officer for youth development and education

September 18, 2018: Nathan Schult will join The Ford Family Foundation as the program officer for youth development and education. He will begin work on October 22.  In his position, Schult will coordinate a portfolio of grants focused on youth success (ages 6-18) organizations throughout rural Oregon and Siskiyou County, Calif. He fills the position recently vacated by Jeneen Hartley.  

Share this:

More in this Issue:

Eastern Oregon landscape with juniper

Solving the problem of the thirsty juniper

Early ranchers shared the wide-open lands of Central and Eastern Oregon with about 1 million acres of native western juniper. Today, because of a combination of factors including fire suppression,...  Read More

Working hard to meet demand

Kendall Derby jumped into the juniper milling game 12 years ago, with a mill in Dayville. He moved to Fossil in 2008 when a mill with a kiln and warehouse went up for sale. Business for his...  Read More

Volunteers bring old school to life

The West Valley Community Campus buzzes with activities. Serving the communities of Willamina, Sheridan and Grand Ronde, it’s home to a variety of regular events for the public, from belly dancing...  Read More

Broadband comes to Willamina

Dave Buswell knows a golden opportunity when he hears one. OnlineNW, the primary Internet provider for rural communities in the mid-Willamette Valley area, came to Willamina last year to invite the...  Read More

Building economic resiliency

Forest fires. Floods. Earthquakes. Ice storms. There’s no way to predict when potentially catastrophic events will test the economic resiliency of a community. But as astrophysicist Carl Sagan once...  Read More

Two Scholars excel after graduation

Ford ReStart Scholar Joseph Foley is in his first year in a demanding doctoral program in Virginia. Eleven years ago, he was in a very different place.  “I’m a recovering alcoholic,” 35-year-old...  Read More

2018 Hallie Ford Fellows named

Talent and potential took the spotlight with the naming of the 2018 Hallie Ford Fellows in the Visual Arts in June. A jury of five arts professionals selected Avantika Bawa, Demian DinéYazhi’,...  Read More

Studio, artists celebrated

A new book and exhibition chronicles the 25-year history of a world-class printmaking studio located on the Confederated Tribes of the Umatilla Indian Reservation near Pendleton. The Hallie Ford...  Read More

New report spotlights data

“Our ability to do great things with data will make a real difference in every aspect of our lives.” —Jennifer Pahlka, founder of Code for America Good data contribute to good decisions. The ability...  Read More

Play initiative

School may have been out for the summer, but for some families, the learning never stopped. Every Tuesday and Thursday over the summer, a play-to-learn group at the Drain Community Pool drew families...  Read More

Defining equity locally

When the Malheur Education Service District gathered a cross-section of the community together to explore the readiness for work around equity, organizers were surprised at the results. “More people...  Read More

Fun with everyday math

Most parents are aware of the need for developing reading skills in their young children. But a growing body of research is highlighting the need for children to hone their math skills. If you think...  Read More

The Abacus Project: Three-book bundle

Math skills at kindergarten entry can predict later success in school. The Abacus Project (two 12-page books for Ages Birth to 3 years, and 3 to 5 years) helps parents and caregivers find the math in everyday routines. The playful activities make learning fun. BONUS: Goodnight Moon by Margaret Wise Brown: In this classic children's book, quiet poetry and gentle illustrations combine to make a perfect book for the end of the day. And it's loaded with math words and ideas to talk about with little ones. Originally published 1947.

Oregon by the Numbers for 2018 released

Our ability to do great things with data will make a real difference in every aspect of our lives. — Jennifer Pahlka, founder of Code for America

Share this:

Elizabeth Malaska

On This Page

Media

Painting

CUrrentLY

Practicing artist, Associate Professor and BFA/MFA mentor at both Pacific Northwest College of Art and Oregon College of Art and Craft

Share this:

Jessica Jackson Hutchins

On This Page

Media

Sculpture, collage, ceramics, glass

CUrrentLY

Practicing artist 

Share this:

Demian DinéYazhi’

On This Page

Media

Transdisciplinary arts

CUrrentLY

Practicing artist whose work consists of photography, sculpture, text, sound, video, land art performance, installation, street art and fabric arts

Share this:

Pages