ChrisSchaefferChris Schaeffer
Clinical Administrator Support

Christina Schaeffer is one of the talented forces behind our Clinical Admin Support team. With a knack for multitasking, she's the go-to person for everything from EMR charting to data mining to face-to-face interactions and a medley of side projects in between.
Chris brings a diverse skill set to the team. Armed with a degree in Early Childhood Education, a license in equine massage, social work experience, and an 8-year track record as a medical assistant, she embodies a remarkable blend of talent and capability. Presently, she's on a journey to further elevate her expertise by pursuing QMHA and CHW certifications through WVCW.
As a true Wallowa County native, Chris's heart beats for the rural lifestyle. In her free time, you’ll find her horseback riding, barrel racing, and enjoying many outdoor adventures alongside her husband, two children, and a lively pack of canine companions.

josey rossJosey Ross
Human Resources Generalist

Josey is a proud Wallowa County native, having grown up in the glow of these beautiful mountains. A graduate of Joseph Charter School, she initially started her professional journey in Lewiston, ID, but the mountains soon beckoned her home. Embracing her love for the outdoors, family, and ranch life, Josey and her husband decided to settle down and establish their roots in the community.

Bringing over five years of valuable experience as a healthcare professional, Josey seamlessly transitioned into the role of Human Resources Assistant at WVCW in 2021. Her background in the medical field uniquely positioned her to comprehend both the administrative and client-focused aspects of the position. Eager to excel, she dedicated time to attending relevant trainings, refining her skills in recruiting, onboarding new hires, and elevating staff retention strategies.

With her continued dedication and exemplary performance, Josey has recently been promoted to the role of Human Resources Generalist, becoming an integral part of the Human Resources team.  Her genuine passion for her community and her dedication to WVCW shine through in every aspect of her work.

Robin HopkinsRobinHopkins 1

Human Resources Director

Robin Hopkins, a certified HR professional (SHRM-CP) brings a wealth of experience in optimizing operations and solving complex organizational challenges. Known for her ability to build lasting relationships with key decision-makers, clients, and team members, Robin is dedicated to advancing company goals through effective HR strategies. Her deep ties to Wallowa County offer her a unique perspective on the community's challenges, enabling her to tailor HR initiatives that address local needs. Ready to embrace new professional challenges, Robin leverages her extensive training and experience to drive organizational success.

amy buschAmy Busch
Public Relations and Development Director

Amy has experienced first-hand the power of mental health services and believes mental and physical well-being is crucial to whole person wellness. Her hope is someday that mental health checkups are as commonplace as physical health checkups. Currently, she works to tell the story of Wallowa Valley Center of Wellness and how mental and behavioral health services change lives. She believes storytelling is a powerful medium and by knowing each other's stories we heal, transform, and build empathy for others.

wendy simmonsWendy Simmons
Communications Specialist

Wendy’s love for healthy living and the mountain air stems from the belief that to be one's best self one needs to be both mentally and physically well.

She enjoys taking complex technical ideas and developing them into user-friendly visuals to improve digital marketing campaigns and social media interactions. Wendy believes in the power of visual communication and the capacity it holds to inspire people to act on the causes they care about. 

She has an education in business administration and a background in cultivating relationships with local small businesses, farmers, and ranchers around Eastern Oregon. A self-taught graphic designer and admitted Adobe nerd, she was honored at the opportunity to join the PR and Development department of WVCW as their Communications Specialist.

When she’s not crafting marketing campaigns, Wendy can be found at the arena, whispering sweetly to the honeybees in her garden, or working on the ranch.

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Main Office
606 Medical Parkway, Enterprise 

Mailing Address
PO Box 268
Enterprise, OR 97828

24/7 crisis line 541-398-1175 or 988