Rozalyn Mock

Associate Program Officer


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

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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.  

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Sara Wylie

Administrative Assistant


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

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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.

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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. 

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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.  

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