Katie Doran


Oregon Campus Compact
Katie Doran
AmeriCorps*VISTA Leader
Oregon Campus Compact
AmeriCorps*VISTA

THE POSITION
Katie supported a team of 11 AmeriCorps*VISTA members serving on college campuses in positions specifically designed to alleviate poverty in Oregon. She also helped the VISTA team to collaborate with ORCC's AmeriCorps Retention Project team to build partnerships and share resources to strengthen their work.

HER WORK
Katie strengthened the ORCC AmeriCorps*VISTA and AmeriCorps Retention Project teams by setting an example of leadership. Throughout the year she encouraged information sharing, developed trainings, conducted site visits, and documented model programs. Katie inspired her team members to excellence and her on-going support enabled the ORCC team to accomplish amazing feats.

THE IMPACT
2011-2012 was Katie's second year with the Oregon Campus Compact AmeriCorps*VISTA team. Her experience serving as an ORCC VISTA at Warner Pacific College from 2010-2011 meant that Katie was a great asset for both of the ORCC full-time AmeriCorps teams. Katie built strong rapport with her team members, she assisted with problem solving, and inspired with her passion for poverty alleviation and commitment to meeting critical community needs through service. Katie's support and practical expertise helped to build the capacity of the ORCC full-time AmeriCorps programs through relationship building, assessment, documentation, and strategic planning.