Board & Partners
NICOLE JON CARROLL, Founder
Nicole formed the Stand For Courage Foundation in 2011. She is a Licensed Clinical Social Worker; Certified Imago Therapist; Certified PAIRS Instructor, NASW Continuing Education Instructor. Expertise and consulting practice include forensic, educational, business, special education; Family Enhancement, supervisor and therapist in residential treatment programs.
Noted athlete, philanthropist and founder of Anthony Newman Sports Camps; played 12 stellar seasons as an NFL defensive back with the Los Angeles Rams, New Orleans Saints and Oakland Raiders. Anthony currently coaches football at Central Catholic High School, and provides commentary for the Oregon Sports Network telecasts of Ducks Football and radio commentary for Oregon Ducks football on “750AM The Game.”
BSN, founder and principle of Nurses2Go; taught at John Hopkins University; active speaker at National Investment Center and American Senior Housing Association conferences; current member of Washington Women’s Foundation and NFWE (Northwest Forum of Women Entrepreneurs) Additionally, she’s involved with Aegis Living; co-founded by her husband, award-winning philanthropist and founder of Potato Soup Foundation, Dwayne Clark.
Senior VP, Marketing and Operations, Warner Bros overseeing the group’s daily operations, including marketing, promotions and product integration; the WBTV Group includes the Warner Bros. TV studio, Warner Horizon Television, Telepictures, Warner Bros. animation and digital arm Studio 2.0, along with various distribution channels and a media sales division.
Refinery Creative, LA, Owner, CEO; “Creative advertising for the entertainment industry”; clients include AMC, Bravo, Dimension Films, Disney, Focus Features, Fox, Genius Products, HBO, Oxygen, Paramount, Sony, TNT, Universal, Warner Bros., and Weisnstein Co.
DR. SCOTT SENN
Private practice psychologist and forensic evaluator; conducts a variety of evaluations including competency, diminished capacity, violence and sexual risk in both Oregon and Washington; Professional affiliations include: American Psychological Association, American Psychology-Law Association and Oregon Psychological Association.
Attorney at Schwabe, Williamson & Wyatt & SFCF Treasurer; practices law in the areas of estate planning, taxation, with an emphasis on closely held business planning and succession; works in executive compensation planning; was a certified public accountant in the State of Washington.
Mr. Gardner is a senior international business executive whose career reflects consistent growth and excellent performance in both financial and operational management roles, with experience in high technology manufacturing, technical services, software, agriculture and wholesale distribution. Mr. Gardner’s most recent position was chairman, CEO and president of United Pipe & Supply Co. Mr. Gardner holds a BBA in marketing and an MBA in finance, both from the University of Texas at Austin.
Campbell Group; Managing Director of Acquisitions and Board member; negotiating with buyers and sellers, leading due diligence and controlling transactional activities.
DR. JESSICA SWAIN-BRADWAY
Research Associate for Educational & Community Supports and the Institute on Violence and Destructive Behavior at the University of Oregon; areas of specialization are tiered academic and social supports for high school and juvenile justice facilities, special education teacher training and culturally responsive school practices. Dr. Swain-Bradway has multiple publications and has reviewed extensively for education journals.
NADIA KATUL SAMPSON
Educational & Community Supports, University of Oregon/ School-Wide Information System (SWIS), Senior Researcher; undergraduate degree in Human Services, Master’s in Special Education, and Severely Handicapped Learner Endorsement from the University of Oregon.
DR. SCOTT ROSS
Dr. Scott Ross is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Special Education and Rehabilitation at Utah State University. He is a co-author of the Bully Prevention – Positive Behavior Support (BP-PBS) curriculum. Received the Initial Researcher of the Year from the Association of Positive Behavior Supports. Formerly, Dr. Ross coordinated the Effective Behavioral and Instructional Support Systems (EBISS) project out of the University of Oregon. Dr. Ross has multiple publications and has reviewed extensively for education journals.
Nike, Inc., North America Commerce, Senior ASR; Actively involved in Native American and social-environmental change endeavors: Native American Youth and Family Center (NAYA) & Early College Academy, Board Chair; Nike’s Diversity & Inclusion Networks, N7 Fund (Nike Native Business), Nike Employee Grant Fund, and other Sustainable Business & Innovation projects; prior to Nike she spent 12 years in the Seattle marketplace as a property asset management Director.