Director - Postsecondary Success
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Denise Callahan joined the Foundation in 2012. She leads the Foundation's scholarship and postsecondary programs, focusing on strategic planning and developing long-term community relations and collaborations with partners.
Denise came to the Foundation from her alma mater, Willamette University, in Salem, Oregon where she held several leadership positions focused on increasing the access, opportunities, experiences, and success of students and alumni at the institution.
Denise holds bachelor degrees in English and Spanish and an MBA from Willamette University.
She is a member of the National Scholarship Providers Association and the National College Access Network and works closely with higher education professionals across Oregon and Siskiyou County, California, in developing proactive strategies to address the barriers facing students’ postsecondary attainment and completion.
Denise grew up in northeastern Oregon, where her family still resides. Having spent the last half of their lives in the valley, she and her husband, John, enjoy traveling and exploring new venues for sightseeing, hiking and dining.