About Us

Renee Brouse

Renee Brouse

Executive Director

Renee has been in non-profit leadership and service for 20 plus years.  She enjoys being outside, reading, spending time with family and helping others.  Renee also shares a love of martial arts and kickboxing and has been practicing martial arts for 20 years.

rbrouse@goodneighborcenter.org 

Heidi Guffey

Heidi Guffey

Volunteer Manager

Heidi started as a volunteer for the shelter in 2003, which later lead to a full time position. Heidi enjoys running and getting away to the beach with her family.  Her favorite snack is stale Cheetos.

volunteer@goodneighborcenter.org

Robert Cutshall

Robert Cutshall

Resident Support Staff Manager

Robert also has a professional photography business on the side.  In his free time he enjoys camping, hiking, boating and being outdoors.  He is a great handyman, he can fix just about anything that is broken.

rcutshall@goodneighborcenter.org

Rose Browning

Rose Browning

Case Manager

Rose is a single parent of a daughter with type 1 diabetes.  Her passion is found in fostering children of all ages. She owns two dogs and spends her free time reading books and running.

rbrowning@goodneighborcenter.org

Pam Muller

Pam Muller

Shelter House Manager

Pam has been employed as the Shelter House Manager since 2001.  She was born and raised in Portland Oregon and has lived here most of her life. She has a son, a daughter and nine grandchildren. Pam loves to help others and travel to other countries and do mission work.

dorseymartin@yahoo.com

Allie Alexander

Allie Alexander

Self-Sufficiency Advocate

Allie recently moved to Portland from Atlanta, Georgia where she worked with a number of nonprofits and served a diverse client base. She enjoys learning about new cultures, reading, cooking, traveling abroad and spending every spare moment outdoors.

housing@goodneighborcenter.org

Michelle Yi

Michelle Yi

Resident Support Staff

Michelle is currently getting her Masters in Mental Health Counseling at Portland State University.  In her spare time, she enjoys engaging in outdoor activities with her dog, Moto.  She also like baking and eating delicious foods.

staff@goodneighborcenter.org

Greg Williams

Greg Williams

Residents Support Staff

Gregory Williams is our Resident Support Staff. Greg has a history of community service work, having worked with New Avenues for Youth assisting at risk children and serving as an AmeriCorp member. In his free time, Greg enjoys writing, listening to music, going to concerts and speaking other languages. His favorite food is Colorado style chile verde.

gwilliams@goodneighborcenter.org

Stephanie Takach

Stephanie Takach

Resident Support Staff

Stephanie Takach was born and raised in the Portland-Metro area and studied Community Development at Portland State University. Stephanie is particularly interested in disability advocacy. In her free time she enjoys listening to music and spending time with her family.

staff@goodneighborcenter.org

Jim Bishop

Jim Bishop

Donation Driver

Jim Bishop is the driver for the shelter. He drives three days a week to local stores to pick up items for the shelter. In his spare time Jim likes hunting, fishing and woodworking.  He loves to give his time helping out when needed.

staff@goodneighborcenter.org

Megan Mornini

Megan Mornini

Student Advocate

Megan Mornini is the Student Advocate for the GNC. In January 2017, she moved to Portland from Rockville, Maryland. Megan is looking forward to making new friends and exploring the west coast. In her past time she enjoys hiking, going to the beach, volunteering, reading, and cooking.

kids.ed@goodneighborcenter.org