Meet our staff
Sarah Whiteside, Director
U of O and OSU alum and Willamette Valley native with 20+ years in STEAM education across the P-20 continuum. Whenever possible she seeks to be someplace beautiful with family and a good book.
Chris Singer, Program Coordinator
Husband, father, disc golfer, pickleballer, and LEGO aficionado who is passionate about STEM, CTE, making, LEGO, early childhood education, and youth development.
Kacey Montgomery, Marketing Specialist
Second-year Visual Communications- Graphic Design student at Linn-Benton Community College. In my free time, I like to draw, do linoleum printmaking, and going camping.
Susie Plowhead, Administrative Assistant / Adjunct Faculty
Alumni of LBCC, WOU, and OSU. Wife, Mom, Educator, CrossFitter, and crazy about all things outdoors.
Forrest Johnson, STEM Librarian & Makerspace Coordinator
Forrest Johnson is a librarian, educator, and maker. His passions are skateboarding, DIY guitar making, and comics, but he gets excited about making just about anything. He also is an advocate for open licensing, open pedagogy, and the right to repair.