Kay D. Toran, President/Chief Executive Officer
As the President and CEO of Volunteers of America Oregon, Kay Toran provides overall leadership and strategic direction for the social services organization, which improves the lives of Oregon’s children, families, and seniors through high-quality services.
Kay joined the organization in July 1999 from the Oregon State Office for Services to Children and Families, Oregon’s child protective services agency, where she served as Director for six years. She previously held the position of Oregon’s Administrator of Purchasing. Under Governor Atiyeh, she served as an assistant and the state’s Director of Affirmative Action.
Kay received her Bachelors degree from the University of Portland and Masters of Social Work degree from Portland State University and currently serves on the Boards of Oregon Community Foundation, Providence Health and Services, and University of Portland Board of Regents.
She has been recognized by the state and other organizations for her service and leadership, including receiving the Astra Award for Excellence from the International Astra Society; the White Rose Award from the March of Dimes; the Urban Pioneer Award from Portland State University, Alumna of the Year from Portland State University, CEO of the Year Award from the Portland Business Journal and Mayor Sam Adams has proclaimed August 19th as a Day of Appreciation for Kay Toran. In May 2012, Kay received an honorary doctorate from the University of Portland.
Glenn W. Fung, Chief Financial Officer
Joining Volunteers of America Oregon in March 2008, Glenn Fung provides critical financial oversight and counsel in the management of Finance and Accounting, Human Resources, and Information Technology.
Glenn also maintains ongoing relationships with the organization’s CPA firm, its attorneys, insurance brokers, bankers and government agencies and acts as a liaison to the National office of Volunteers of America and to the Board Finance Committee.
Glenn earned a BS in Business Administration from Portland State University and since then, his extensive career background has been focused on providing positive and innovative support to both for-profit and non-profit organizations.
Laurie Hoyt Huffman, Director – Children & Family and Rehabilitation Outpatient Programs
As the Division Director overseeing both Children & Family and Treatment Services, Laurie Hoyt Huffman has responsibility for strategic program development, leadership and management, and budgeting.
Laurie has management, clinical and research experience in health and social services, and has worked for over 25 years in mental health and addiction treatment settings. Just prior to joining VOA Oregon she managed projects in health care research at Oregon Health & Science University and co-authored eight manuscripts in peer-reviewed medical journals.
Laurie has a Bachelor's degree in Psychology from the University of Michigan and a Master’s degree in Counseling Psychology from the University of Alaska Anchorage. She holds an LPC license and was previously licensed as a Marriage and Family Therapist and certified as a chemical dependency counselor and group psychotherapist. Laurie has completed post-graduate certificate programs in project management, addiction treatment, mediation and biomedical ethics.
Pam Kelly, Director – Public Safety Programs
As Division Director of Volunteers of America Oregon’s Rehabilitation Services, Pam Kelly oversees the management of programs and is responsible for budget, resource and new program development.
Since joining Volunteers of America Oregon in 1995, Pam has been involved in managing several key collaborations involving the Department of Community Justice and community providers. She has used her 20 years of experience to develop the division into one of the leading providers of treatment services for chemical dependency and offender rehabilitation in the state.
Pam has a Bachelors degree in Psychology, a Masters degree in Management and Public Administration, and a Masters degree in Social Work. She completed a post-Masters training and certification program in Marital & Family Therapy and is a certified chemical dependency counselor.
Andy Miller, Chief Operating Officer; Director – Housing and Enterprise Business Operations
Andy Miller joined Volunteers of America in 2011 as the Director of Housing and Enterprise Operations. Andy is working with VOA Oregon’s Board and leadership to develop and execute a plan to engage the agency in meeting the housing needs of its clients and target populations. Andy is also responsible for the management of the agency’s three social enterprise programs, consisting of Catering for a Cause, Vehicle Donations and the Resale Outlet Store. Andy also provides oversight of the Whispering Pines Senior Village, a 62-unit subsidized housing program, and directs the agency’s Facilities Team which manages a portfolio of nine properties.
Prior to joining the agency, Andy served as Senior Manager for Planning and Policy for the Portland Housing Bureau and as Deputy Director for Programs with the City of Portland’s Bureau of Housing and Community Development. Andy brings to VOA Oregon over a decade of experience developing and managing housing programs and public policy with the City of Portland’s Housing Bureau and eight years of anti-poverty advocacy as an attorney with legal aid programs in New York and Oregon.
Andy received his JD from Cornell Law School in 1990 and has lived in Oregon with his family since 1992.