Randy’s careers include community health worker with Multnomah County Health Department, Portland, OR, a youth camp manager at a church camp in the Cascade Mountains, a Realtor in Bend, OR, and a lumber wholesaler in Portland. In 1999 he moved to Ashland, Oregon and began remodeling houses. He now works as an advocate for survivors of child sexual abuse and has authored many articles on the subject. He has a book, Boys Don’t Tell; Ending the Silence of Abuse, which has recently been published by Morgan James. It is available on this website, Amazon, Barnes and Noble or can be ordered from your local bookstore.
Randy works with several organizations on abuse prevention and awareness. He is a member of CAN, Child Abuse Network of Jackson County, which is a collaboration of over 40 agencies working together to impact child abuse in Southern Oregon. He is Board President of OAASIS, Oregon Abuse Survivors in Service, based in Portland. OAASIS is a non-profit whose mission is to protect children from sexual abuse and to empower survivors through public awareness, education and advocacy. OAASIS is one of 15 organizations in the US, that through grant funding, has been charges by the Ms. Foundation with starting a movement to end child sex abuse. He is also a member of OAASIS’s Survivors Speakers Bureau. The Bureau exists to “start the conversation” of child sex abuse and give first hand information on surviving and healing into a place of hope and joy. Speaking engagements in Oregon can be booked by contacting Klarissa Oh, email@example.com 503-274-1179 or contact firstname.lastname@example.org.
Randy was recently appointed to the Oregon Attorney Generals Sexual Assault Task Force. In 2009 Randy helped change the civil statue of limitations in Oregon on sex abuse of children to one of the most liberal in the country. In the 2011 legislative session he advocated with others to help pass the first Human Sex Trafficking laws in Oregon. Randy and the Political Action arm of OAASIS keep a constant eye on statewide legislation that affects child sex abuse and justice for survivors.
P.O. Box 847
Ashland, OR 97520