Robin Hill-Dunbar

Senior Program Officer


Shapes strategies to support strong families and healthy children; works to improve kindergarten readiness, reduce the rate of child abuse, and provide access to health and dental services to underserved children.

How to Contact Me:

e-mail: [email protected] phone: (541) 957-5574

As a program officer in the Children, Youth and Families Department, Robin Hill-Dunbar is part of a close-knit team working to shape and execute the Foundation’s strategies to support strong families and healthy children of all ages. She works to ensure all children and families receive the care and support they need to thrive with particular attention to behavioral health strategies.

Robin joined the Foundation in March 2016. Prior to coming to the Foundation, she served as the home visiting workforce development coordinator at the Oregon Health Authority/Public Health Division. While there, she created a comprehensive workforce development plan that included the development of home visiting competencies for Oregon’s home visiting field and helped embed the Infant Mental Health Endorsement in Oregon. 

Her extensive background includes work in early Intervention/early childhood special education, home visiting, parenting education, early learning local and statewide program management, and training and technical assistance in the early learning field.

Robin holds a master's degree in Early Childhood Education from Portland State University with a graduate certificate in infant toddler mental health and a bachelor's degree in psychology from the University of Oregon. She received her associate’s degree from Umpqua Community College. She is a Ford Family Opportunity Scholarship alumna.

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