OYA Director Robert Jester announces the appointment of Tracie Hightower as the superintendent at Tillamook Youth Correctional Facility.
Salem OR – Tracie comes to the Oregon Youth Authority from North Carolina where she has outstanding experience in mental health service delivery and program management for both adults and youth. She joined the Oregon Youth Authority as an assistant camp director at Camp Tillamook in July of 2005. She has been an integral part of the camp team focusing her skills in the areas of case plan development and service delivery. She has assisted with overall management of the facility.
Tracie possesses a Bachelor of Arts in Sociology and Master of Science in Family and Child Development. Her experience and enthusiasm allow Tillamook Youth Correctional Facility to continue its emphasis on quality service delivery and evidence-based approaches.
Tracie assumes her Tillamook duties in February 2007.