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Matt Droscher1

 Matt Droscher, MAT-SPED, Program Director

Master’s Degree, Pacific University
Bachelor’s Degree, Pacific University
Joined Team in 2016

“I'm very excited to be working with a great team and education partners supporting youth to invision and develop their futures through higher education. ”

Matt Droscher

Steve Burns

Steve Burns, UB Coordinator

Roseburg, Douglas and South Umpqua High Schools

Bachelor’s Degree, University of Oregon
Joined Team in 2007

“It is an absolute joy to be a part of the lives of the youth that come to Upward Bound. I love watching the transformative power of education and positive relationships change their minds and hearts; developing and realizing dreams.”

Steve Burns


Destiny Hunt,  UB Program Development Specialist

Roseburg, Douglas and South Umpqua High Schools




Cathy Adkins, Program Assistant

Studied at Umpqua Community College
Joined Team in 2008

“I want to help these kids acheive the goals they have set for themselves and experience incredible success in whatever they do, so that they can turn around and help others do the same thing in their community.”

Cathy Adkins

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