lisa ladendorffLisa Ladendorff, LCSW
Grant Program Evaluator

Lisa is a licensed clinical social worker and on contract from Northeast Oregon Network (NEON). She has a 25-year history of clinical practice, specializing in the dynamics of behavior change as well as over 20 years of mentoring mental health staff. Lisa brings a wealth of experience from quality assurance/quality improvement to program evaluation to staff supervision and so much more to the organization. Her breadth of knowledge and experience provides a deep understanding on how systems impact individuals, especially around public health.

josey rossJosey Ross
Talent Succession Coordinator

Josey is a Wallowa County native and is enjoying this new role in her life. She worked in the medical field for the past three years and loves working with others. She is excited to transfer these skills to supporting health workers in a human resource setting.

She graduated in 2010 from Joseph Charter School. She moved over to Lewiston, ID to be with her husband while he was employed there training horses. They moved back to Wallowa County in 2014 and now have two children that bring them so much joy.

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.

Robin Hopkins
Talent Experience Manager

Joining the human resource team as the Talent Experience Manager, Robin Hopkins, brings over a decade of HR background with her to the Center for Wellness. Drawing from her experience at the airlines, school bus distributor, and local hospital, Robin helps navigate the human resource needs of her fellow coworkers. Focusing dedicated time to ensure that benefits are in place and actually considered a benefit is a priority. Robin obtained her bachelor's degree at Eastern Oregon University in Business Administration with a concentration in leadership, organization, and management. Growing up in Wallowa County Robin learned the value of rural life and appreciates being able to work and live here.

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 they need 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 in inspiring people to act on the causes they care about. To her, a campaign is a success if it reaches just one person and encourages them to seek services.

She has an education in business administration and a background spent 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 new Communications Specialist.

When she’s not crafting marketing campaigns, Wendy can be found riding in 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