Ashlee is the Oregon Connect Rep, she provides youth the opportunity to share their voice through the National Youth In Transition Database (NYTD) survey, which helps improve the Independent Living Program (ILP) services. Ashlee provides resource support to any young person who may be struggling with finding housing, money for college, signing up for health care, or support with general questions. Ashlee also coordinates and manages FosterClub MeetUps - an opportunity for our All-Stars to meet up with current and former foster youth across the state of Oregon, and have fun participating in interactive workshops with their peers. 

Pronouns: She, Her, Hers

We asked: What do you do for self-care/wellness? 
"To take care of my mental, emotional, and physical health - I enjoy being with my family. Whether it is collecting seashells on the beach with my nieces and nephews, getting up early to go golfing, and going to breakfast with my husband. It's the little things - with the people I love - that balances me."

We asked: If you were a pasta share, what shape would you be and why?
"Bowtie Pasta - because it's cute and I love food!"

We asked: What is the movie title for the story of your life?
"Nevertheless She Persisted - My life has been shakey. My greatest motivation is love. I have lost a lot but that does not stop me from having a happy, positive journey with many experiences and memories to be grateful for."