President

Beth Schnyder

Beth Schnyder is a business consultant and Japanese translator in the areas of finance, accounting, manufacturing and real estate. She holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Business Administration from Wake Forest University and a Masters in International Management with a specialization in Global Supply Chain Management from Portland State University. Beth is a volunteer coordinator with the LOGOS program, a children’s ministry for 1st - 5th graders at Moreland Presbyterian Church. Beth’s oldest child was referred to the H.E.L.P. program as she was struggling with reading, spelling, focus, and concentration. When she saw her daughter experience incredible achievements in grades, ability to self-manage homework, self-confidence, and behavior, she decided to have her 2nd child complete the program as well.

 

 

 

Vice-President

Bob Schnyder

Bob is an online marketing professional whose marketing strategies & tactics have been the subject of several case studies featured in publications such as Wired, Advertising Age, MarketingSherpa and B-to-B online and iMedia Connection. His industry-specific marketing articles have been featured in NASA Tech Briefs, EETimes, ECN, VAR Guy, iConnectMedia, and Nuts & Volts.

With his unique background, a European MBA in International Business, 4 years working in Japan, and over 18 years of digital marketing experience, he provides a cross-functional, worldwide perspective to drive customer interaction.

 

 

Treasurer / Secretary

Joseph Davis

Joe specializes in complex technical and business requirements partnering with customers and development, building and managing cross-functional, international teams. Joe has been employed as a Products Marketing Director at Mentor Graphics for 12 years. Joe has 12 patents, and he earned his PhD. from North Carolina State University.  Joe and his family are very involved in Scouts BSA.

Member

Dr. Will Henson

Dr. Henson is a licensed clinical psychologist and a state-wide education consultant to school districts in Oregon. He consults nation-wide on best practices for supporting students with emotional and behavioral disorders.  Dr. Henson is the co-founder of 321insight, which provides online training resources to school districts with a focus on paraeducator effectiveness and trauma-informed practices. His first book “Behavior Support Strategies for Education Paraprofessionals” was published in 2008.  Dr. Henson holds a doctorate in clinical psychology from the California School of Professional Psychology at Alliant International University in San Francisco.

Member

Dr. Kate Henson

Kate is a Clinical Psychologist licensed in Oregon in 2007. Her postgraduate training emphasized neuropsychological assessment and psychotherapy with adults and children. Kate has worked extensively with children, families, and schools under the realm of Special Education. Presently, Kate works with the psychology team at Oregon Reproductive Medicine in addition to continuing her practice in personality, cognitive, neuropsychological, and educational assessment. Kate is a native Portlander who enjoys spending time with her family including their beloved dog Alyeska while traveling, trekking, camping, kayaking, and beachcombing.

Member

Sonicka Salisbury

Nicki is a teacher with 22 years of experience in education. She has taught 2nd, 3rd, 6th, 7th and 8th grades, and specializes in literacy. Nicki discovered the power of the HELP program when her son enrolled in the program in 2018. Nicki is an Oregon native who enjoys making things and getting outdoors.

Member

Matthew Salisbury

Matt is a licensed teacher who has taught in a classroom in a local district for over 20 years.  He has taught at various grades at the elementary level with his specialty in science and service-learning.  Matt has seen the success of the HELP program first hand through the growth of his son as well as former students.

 

 

Member

Jason Davis

Jason went through the Brain Power program at the age of 10 for Dyslexia. His parents had tried many other treatments with little to no success. He went from being a non-reader in the fifth grade to taking advanced English in high school. Jason was a competitive gymnast for 12 years and currently coaches boys gymnastics at Metro Gymnastics while attending Portland State University. Jason earned his Eagle Scout rank, is a Vigil member of the Order of the Arrow, and actively volunteers with Scouts BSA as a Level 2 Climbing Instructor.