Category: Staff Profiles

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.

Three Meals a Day – For 500 Youth

OYA’s nutrition services team works at all hours to make sure youth in facilities stay well-fed and healthy.

OYA Cares for All Aspects of Youth in Custody — Including Their Teeth

Youth must be physically healthy before they can engage in treatment to change their behaviors. A new dentist at MacLaren is here to help.

OYA Director’s Award Goes to Three Remarkable Employees

OYA employees Rod Martin, Patrick Lindell, and Tonya Hoover were recognized for their dedication to the agency's mission, vision, and core values.

Hernandez and youth sitting at a table.

Using Her Past to Help Others

With the help of OYA, Renée Hernandez went from being an incarcerated youth to a respected staff member and mentor.