Awarded February 2023
Known for his passion and relentless pursuit to empower vulnerable children and families, Jim Seymour has been leading CCS as Executive Director since 1985.
He is on the Harvard University Frontiers of Innovation Site Advisory Council and chairs the Marion Polk (Counties) Early Learning Hub. He has also served on the Oregon Juvenile Justice Advisory Committee, Oregon Alliance of Children’s Board of Directors, Marion County Health Department Advisory Board, and Marion County Children and Families Commission. Awards: Oregon Alliance of Children’s Programs’ Diamond Award for Leadership; twice selected citizen of the year by the Oregon Association of Child Care Workers.