Willowbrook's New Program Director

Welcome Stephanie Briggler!

After a two month hiring process, we are thrilled to announce that we found a new Program Director who we believe will fit very well within Willowbrook's culture, bringing a great deal of experience in program management in both the arts and sciences. A parent of Willowbrook alumni Stephanie is just a wonderful, fun, personable human being all around. And she's already hit the ground running as of December 3! Please join us as we extend a warm Willowbrook welcome to our newest 'family' member.


Jill Orr, Executive Director (former Program Director) and

Tafflyn Williams-Thomas, Board President

The Scoop on Stephanie

Stephanie has a passion for providing opportunities that inspire and empower today’s youth. With a Bachelor of Science in Landscape Architecture from Purdue University, she has a deep appreciation for the environment and the arts. As the mother of two Willowbrook alumni, Stephanie has spent much of the last two decades focused on making a difference in her community. Working alongside local educators, community leaders, and industry professionals, she has been a leader in the development of art and STEM programs that have enabled thousands of children to explore the possibilities and realize their potential.

Stephanie and her husband fell in love with the Portland area 24 years ago and have lived and worked here ever since. In her spare time, you will find her hiking and exploring the world with her family, mentoring her local high school FIRST robotics team, and pursuing her love of art and photography. Stephanie is very excited to join the Willowbrook family and work alongside the talented staff dedicated to keeping the Willowbrook Arts Camp experience the best in the Pacific Northwest.