Meet the Team
Matt oversees fundraising and communications for the foundation. Before joining the staff in 2019, Matt served as Board President, chaired the annual Gala & Auction committee and also helped facilitate Tony’s Tourney, a golf tournament fundraiser for HSF. A Glencoe alum, Matt is proud to be raising his two sons in the same community in which he grew up.
Laurie manages HSF’s bookkeeping and databases, assists with our fundraisers and events, and performs other program support duties. She volunteered for HSF for several years prior to joining the team as a staff member. Laurie is very involved in her sons’ elementary school in Hillsboro and has spent all of her professional career and much of her personal time helping children and families in Washington County.
Our Valuable Board of Directors
Kim joined the Hillsboro Schools Foundation in 2021. Kim has lived in the Hillsboro School District since 1978 and currently works at Portland General Electric (PGE).
Patty Macfarlane-Hoder and her husband Kevin Hoder moved to Hillsboro 16 years ago after she accepted an engineering position at Intel Corporation. Patty and Kevin have two boys; both of whom are currently enrolled in the Hillsboro schools. Patty continues to work at Intel in their Logic Technology Division. She has a BS in Engineering Physics from Lehigh University and a MS and PhD in Physics from University of Alabama at Birmingham. Education is important to both Patty and her family and she is really excited about the Hillsboro Schools Foundation. In their spare time, Patty and her family enjoy biking, hiking, and swimming. They also like to cheer on Alabama’s Crimson Tide, The University of Washington Huskies and the Seattle Seahawks!
Shannon is a Principal Broker at The Shannon Rose Group. An active member of the community and proud parent, both of her children graduated from Century High School.
Josh Tompkins grew up in Southern Oregon and graduated from the University of Oregon in 2004 with degrees in Political Science and Communications. Josh spent several years managing campaigns for Oregon state legislature before accepting a job as Field Manager with the Associated Builders and Contractors in 2010. He acted as President and CEO of the ABC Central Texas Chapter in Austin from 2014-2016 before returning to Oregon and accepting the role of Business Development Manager for Dick’s Auto Group in 2017. In his current position, Josh works with community organizations such as the Chamber of Commerce, Associated General Contractors and now Hillsboro Schools Foundation to represent the auto group and build a portfolio of business for the fleet/work truck department. Josh recently purchased a home in Beaverton with his wife Samantha and enjoys playing golf and traveling in his spare time.
Hillsboro School District Board Liaison
Beth Graser has been serving as the Chief Communications Officer for the Hillsboro School District since July of 2009. Beth grew up in Hillsboro and was one of the valedictorians of her graduating class as Glencoe High School before heading off to Duke University where she competed on the varsity track team and graduated magna cum laude. Her four sons all went through the Hillsboro School District and graduated from Glencoe as well. She is passionate about education and about serving the Hillsboro community.