Friends of the Children–Central Oregon's Board of Directors is composed of dedicated professional and community leaders who share our passion for our mission and commitment to our values.

Laura Nofziger


Data Center Critical Facility Manager, Facebook

Anne Van Dusen

Vice Chair

Physcotherapist (LCSW), Private Practice

Stuart Malakoff

Director, Finance Committee

Wealth Management Advisor, Merrill Lynch

Alison Emerson


Attorney at Law, Emerson Spencer Law, LLC

Kelsey Seymour

Director & Ambassador Board

Administrative Assistant, Central Oregon Health Council

Andy Slavin

Director, Program Committee

Principal, Amity Magnet School

Ryan Titkin

Director, Finance Committee

Police Detective, Bend Police Department

Angela Groves

Director of Strategic Impact & Grants, Friends of the Children