Executive Director | Sandy Bumpus
OFSN’s Executive Director, Sandy Bumpus brings over twelve years of professional experience in family support, involvement and advocacy programs. She has held multiple roles as a parent and professional; developing programs and supports for families and community providers. Sandy has been a leader in Oregon’s family movement and has extensive knowledge on youth systems of care. Her commitment to the field comes from personal experience as a parent of two children who have struggled with significant mental health challenges.
Deputy Director | Tammi Paul
Tammi’s background is in higher education administration and special education law. Tammi’s heart for the work of OFSN comes from her lived experience as a parent to a child who experiences ADHD and anxiety, and another child who is on the autism spectrum. It is her goal to reduce the alienation and stereotypes that children with behavioral challenges face in the many aspects of their lives. Tammi and her husband own a farm north of Eugene and she loves to make goat cheese and designer soap.
Family Support Services Director | Lisa Butler
Lisa is a married mother of four. She spent the last 8 years advocating for her son’s special needs in multiple systems and in the community. She believes in advocating for families to ensure their voice is heard and valued. Lisa has years of experience in different youth-serving systems such as DHS and juvenile justice. As someone in recovery, she uses her own lived life experiences to empower other families to be heard and valued in a way that is individualized and meaningful.
Human Resources Manager | Gwen Guzon
Gwen comes to OFSN with a diverse background. Originally from Maui, Hawaii she moved to Oregon in 1999. Married, mother of 2 she has spent many years volunteering in her church community and her children’s sports activities. She believes in making a difference in lives around her especially when it comes to children’s future. She enjoys dancing hula, scrapbooking, spending time with family and traveling. She also believes in living the “PONO” way; to be in a state of harmony or balance with oneself, others, the land, work and life itself.
Eric Richardson | DEI Organizational Strategist
Eric Richardson has a long history of social activism in Lane County. Married 31 years, Tamara (Eric’s wife) and he raised five children, as they practiced the idea of holding African cultural value and dignity. Eric has had a lifelong love of history and community and works to facilitate conversations on identity, cultural inclusion, and issues of social significance. Highlights of Richardson’s activities include his work as Multicultural Program Coordinator for Lane Community College student government, Early Board member/musician at the Jazz Station in Eugene, and work with Beyond Toxics to bring attention to Environmental Climate Justice. After serving 9 years with the Local NAACP, Richardson continues to serve the community by seating on the Habitat for Humanity Oregon and United Way of Lane County Boards. Currently Richardson is beginning a new position at the Oregon family Support Network as their DEI Organizational Strategist.