Pearl Buck Center offers people with disabilities and their families quality choices and supports to achieve their goals.


Our Staff

Administrative Staff

Margaret Theisen
Executive Director
Stephanie Beeck
Chief Operating Officer
Robin Simmons
Infrastructure Manager
Richard Smith
Director of Software Solutions
Eileen Lahey
Finance Director
Marina Brisby
Employee Support Manager

Adult Services Staff

Barbara Sloat
Adult and Community Services Director
Amanda Pattee
Life Enhancing Activities Program (LEAP) Manager
Amy Nelson
LEAP Assistant Manager
Deanna Ruge
Adult Services Case Manager
Kayla Running
Employment Path Manager

Community Services Staff

Linda Cox
Community Employment Manager
Kayla Lowery
Community Employment Assistant Manager
Bradi Blanchard
Community Employment Assistant Manager
Sherri Oien
Supported Living Manager
Mia Corona
Supported Living Assistant Manager
Gretchen Costello
Job Development Manager
Holly Holtan
Job Development Assistant Manager

Preschool & Family Support Staff

Lise Schellman
Preschool Director
Christian Castro
Preschool Assistant Director

Resource Development Staff

Erik Larson
Resource Development Associate

Vocational Academy Staff

Will Bucknum
Vocational Academy Instructor
Rachel Chappa
Vocational Academy Instructor