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Paula Markovitz

The Arc of Oregon

Salem, Oregon


Paula Markovitz has served as The Arc Oregon Executive Director since November, 2017. Prior to the 2018 merger of The Arc Oregon and Oregon Training and Consultation (OTAC), she served for two years as the OTAC Executive Director and three years as the Oregon Special Needs Trust (OSNT) Program Director at The Arc Oregon. Paula earned her Bachelor's degree in Communications from California State University, Northridge, and has an extensive background in regulatory compliance, training, small-business and program management, and nonprofit organization management and oversight. She is a graduate of the Leadership Institute of the National Leadership Consortium on Developmental Disabilities at the University of Delaware, and is certified to facilitate the Standards of Quality for Family Strengthening and Support through the Family Strengthening and Support Network of Oregon.