Francie Karr, Associate Director: Francie grew up on the Oregon Coast, later attending OSU where she became a life-long Beaver Believer. She has worked at a Director level for several mental health agencies as well as Administrator for several local medical practices. However, it was through her work at Old Mill Center for Children and Families in Corvallis that she developed a passion for advocacy and equality for those with special needs. Francie has five children, five cats, and two dogs. She enjoys reading, photography, cross-stitch, traveling and has a secret affinity for The Walking Dead.