Natalie Okeson, Executive Director
Natalie’s background with nonprofit organizations includes strategic planning, program evaluation and planning, community outreach, Corporate Social Responsibility, and development through grants, corporate donations, and major events.
Natalie also has well-honed skills in government affairs, community outreach, and grassroots activism. Her background includes working as a legislative assistant at the Nevada State Legislature, and campaign staffer on a presidential and a United States Senate campaign. Natalie also holds both a BA from the University of Nevada, Reno and MA from Virginia Tech in Political Science.
Eric Englin, Program Manager
PHOCUSED warmly welcomes Eric Englin as our new Program Manager. In this position, Eric will be executing the day-to-day aspects of Coordinated Entry System for Families. To learn more about this Program, please visit our “Facilitate” page.
Eric comes to PHOCUSED with exceptional experience with our Continuum of Care, HMIS, and Coordinated Entry System. Before his stint as the AmeriCorps VISTA volunteer with Partners in Care, Eric worked in India and Arkansas for an international analytics firm that performed consulting work for Fortune 500 companies. He holds a BS from University of Wisconsin, Madison in Biology and is interested in Social Determinants of Well-Being, especially as related to homelessness.