Joan Kerns


Donor Relations Officer

Joan Kerns works with donors and volunteer advisory committees in Douglas, Coos and Curry counties. Her experience ranges from helping connect donors to the organizations and projects that they care about to helping initiate innovative and strategic projects to address a particular community need.

Before joining OCF, Joan worked in private trust banking for nearly 10 years in Portland and Eugene, managing one-on-one relationships with clients. While at Union Bank of California in the late 1990s, she helped re-start the Emerald Valley Development Professionals, a networking association that supports nonprofit fundraising professionals in the Eugene area. 


Joan is a native Oregonian and has raised four children in Eugene with her husband. She enjoys walking, hiking and biking in the beautiful Pacific Northwest.

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Phone: 541.431.7099 ext. 1502