Mary Louise has worked in education and programs for children and families for more than 30 years. After completing graduate school she began her career with a position as child care coordinator for the State of Oregon, continued through several years of independent consulting while raising her children, and has worked for OCF as a consultant and program director since 2003.
Mary Louise is passionate about ensuring all children have access to quality care and education from birth through the post-secondary years. When not at work, she loves spending time with her family, reading, cooking, hiking and traveling. Mary Louise has an undergraduate degree from Lewis and Clark College and a Master’s in Public Administration from the Evans School of Public Policy and Governance at the University of Washington.