Jackson and Josephine Counties

The SMART Rogue Valley Area team implements SMART and raises funds to support SMART in Southern Oregon. In 2017-2018 in SMART’s Rogue Valley Area, we served 1,352 PreK through third-grade children with the help of 641 local volunteers. We are focused on recruiting more volunteers and establishing strong financial support among our communities to ensure we can continue this important work of empowering local children through reading.

Click here to read SMART Rogue Valley’s Year-end Report.

Click here to read SMART Rogue Valley’s 2017-18 Newsletter.

Local Staff:

Julie Brimble Area Manager

Mindy Alford Program Manager

Barbara Pugh Program Manager

Volunteer Opportunities:

SMART always welcomes new volunteers! Check the Get Involved page for descriptions of various volunteer positions. For volunteer openings in the Rogue Valley Area, click here › or call 541-734-5628.

Business Partners:

SMART Business Partners are local businesses that support SMART through financial contributions and employee volunteerism. For a list of our Rogue Valley Area Business Partners, click here ›

Leadership Council:

SMART Leadership Council are groups of individuals who help SMART flourish in our local communities through fundraising and recruitment.  Thank you to our Rogue Valley Area Leadership Council members:

  • Nancy Gross
  • Scott Kelly
  • Rhonda Klug
  • Scott Koch
  • Phil Long
  • Cameron McCandless
  • Jan Murphy
  • Dave Robison
  • Barbara Saigo
  • Patsy Smullin
  • Bill Thorndike, Jr.
  • Becky Versteeg


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