Category: Staff Profiles

Congratulations Director's Award Winners!

2021 OYA Director’s Award winners announced

Ali Rolle, Brent Rutkowski, and Griselda Solano-Salinas are this year's winners.

Veterans' Day, November 11, 2021, Honoring All Who Served

Sharing perspectives on Veterans’ Day

OYA staff who are veterans talk about what the holiday means to them.

City building with sign on the side that says "How are you really?"

Peer Support Team Ready to Listen

OYA’s parole and probation staff are accustomed to helping others. But what happens when they need their own support?

Staff, Youth Join for Bandanna Project

A Rogue Valley staffperson and two youth collaborated to personalize plain white bandannas for staff.

Staff Spotlight: Celebrating Those Who Go Above and Beyond

There have been dozens of examples of staff members at OYA going above and beyond in recent weeks.

Training Academy: Providing a Safe Learning Environment

OYA’s Training Academy staff provide new employees and veteran staff with lesson plans, reality-based scenario training, and more.

Need a Wastewater Plant Operator? Call Riverbend

The facility near La Grande has been training and licensing youth in wastewater treatment for about a decade.

OYA Celebrates Staff in the Community

July 21-27 is Pre-Trial, Probation, Parole and Community Supervision Week in Oregon.

Veteran JPPO receives lifetime achievement award

Jim Hupp, who has been a juvenile parole and probation officer since 1996, was honored in advance of his retirement next spring.

Governor honors OYA employees

Five Oregon Youth Authority employees are being recognized by Gov. Kate Brown during Public Service Recognition Week, which is May 5-11, 2019.