Betsy Stark Miller promoted to assistant director of development for Youth Villages Oregon

Betsy Miller

Betsy Miller

Betsy Stark Miller of Portland has been promoted to assistant director of development for Youth Villages Oregon, a private nonprofit organization that provides intensive in-home services and residential treatment to children with emotional, behavioral and mental health problems. Miller previously served as development manager for Youth Villages Oregon. As development manager, she helped raise more than $1.8 million in a year and a half through Youth Villages Oregon’s Turning Point Campaign.

Miller holds a bachelor’s degree in human resources and development from the University of Oregon. She serves as chairwoman of the Board of Trustees for the Portland Institute for Contemporary Art and membership chairwoman for the Lake Oswego Rotary Club.

Youth Villages Oregon is a new name for a nonprofit organization that has been helping children and families live successfully in the state since 1859. Formed last year through the merger of ChristieCare and the national nonprofit Youth Villages, the organization provides Intercept intensive in-home and residential services to children with emotional and behavior problems and their families. Using its Evidentiary Family Restoration™ approach, which involves intensive work with the child and family, a focus on measuring outcomes, keeping children in the community whenever safely possible, and providing accountability to families and funders, Youth Villages consistently produces lasting success for children.

One of the nation’s first and largest providers of intensive in-home services, Youth Villages this year will help more than 20,000 children and families in 11 states and Washington, D.C. Named one of the Top 50 Nonprofits to Work For by Nonprofit Times and Best Companies Group in 2010 and 2011, Youth Villages has been recognized by Harvard Business School and U.S. News & World Report, and was identified by The White House as one of the nation’s most promising results-oriented nonprofit organizations. For more information, visit

One Response to Betsy Stark Miller promoted to assistant director of development for Youth Villages Oregon

  1. Don Gronquist says:

    It was nice running into you the other week. It sounds like we’re neighbors (I live a block from Lovejoy Bakery). Give me a call sometime when you’re in the hood and we’ll grab a cup of coffee.
    Best always,
    Don Gronquist

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