Theresa Hart

Director of Development and Outreach

Steve De Valle

Special Projects Manager

Chi Young Kim

Adult Programs Manager

Chi Young Kim is the Adult Program Manager at WinterSpring. She has a bachelor’s degree in psychology and sociology and completed a year-long practicum in transpersonal psychology at the Masters Center for Transformation. She is in charge of planning and coordinating the adult programs as well as overseeing volunteers and interns. She also offers community education, facilitates support groups, does assessment for groups, and provides resources. She believes that the journey of grief is a sacred and transformational process.

Amanda Constable

Youth Programs Manager

Angel DeShane

Children's Programs Coordinator

Angel DeShane loves WinterSpring and has served many roles over the years, including Office Manager, Bookkeeper, and now Board member and Children’s Program Lead Facilitator. If we need food for an event, Angel is our gal – her culinary skills and creativity have made our events truly special. Angel currently works as a bookkeeper and computer tutor. You might also find her at Fred Meyer serving customers with the greatest care she can offer!

Janine Twining

President, Board of Directors

Janine Twining (Board President) moved with her family to the Rogue Valley from Portland in 2015, and they happily now call Ashland home. She currently works as an Audio Describer for blind and visually impaired patrons at the Oregon Shakespeare Festival. Janine sees her involvement with WinterSpring as a perfect way to honor the memory of her son Oliver who died in 2003, by supporting WinterSpring’s important work in the community, and utilizing her skills as former development and fundraising professional. Janine enjoys time with her family, travel, theatre, and all things Japanese. She also recently unearthed a passion for being a maker of things and enjoys creating in her home studio.

Cindy Parks Landis

Vice President, Board of Directors

Cindy Parks Landis (Vice-President) has a Masters in Nursing and undergraduate degrees in Nursing and Biology. She works as a Family Nurse Practitioner at Ashland Family Practice. She worked at Ashland Community Hospital for almost 20 years as an ER nurse then as Nurse Manager of the Emergency Department and Critical Care Unit. Cindy brings us her medical and management experience and a belief in the value of Winterspring. Her personal connection with Winterspring began with the loss of her husband in 2001. She participated in a Winterspring grief support and her two young girls went to the children’s program. Now that her girls have grown into adults she is now excited to give back to the organization.

Jim Titus

Treasurer, Board of Directors

Jim Titus (Treasurer) will tell you that WinterSpring saved his life after the death of his wife from cancer. He believes that: “Living with loss is the best fuel for awakening to our true humanity.” Jim will talk about grief and the depth of his learning with anyone who asks. He is a former professor and now that he’s retired spends his time golfing, traveling, hiking and being a grandpa. He also facilitates groups.

Carolyn Schaffer

Secretary, Board of Directors

Carolyn Schaffer (Secretary) has worked as a hypnotherapist, Passion Test facilitator and community-builder. She guides clients to the answers and strengths they already have and may not be noticing in their current challenge. A published author, she is also writing a book about her husband’s dying experience. Carolyn loves to bring people together toward a common goal, which is a great skill for a board member!

Jan Murphy

Member, Board of Directors

Jan Murphy (Board Member) has been with WinterSpring since its inception. She knows the history and she knows the people in this valley, which is such a gift to the organization. Before retiring, she worked as the Office Manager at Douglas Snider, Architect. Jan is also active in the community, currently serving on the board of the Gordon Elwood Foundation.