Salem, Oregon. – Bridges Oregon is delighted to announce the promotion of Sammi Weethee to the position of Director of Domestic Violence/Sexual Assault (DV/SA) Advocacy Services. A dedicated member of the Bridges team from day one, Sammi has played a pivotal role as a Survivor Advocate, demonstrating unwavering commitment to supporting survivors with a caseload of over 70+ clients.

In her time as a Survivor Advocate, Sammi has consistently exhibited compassion, empathy, and a tireless dedication to empowering survivors of domestic violence and sexual assault. Her exceptional ability to connect with clients, coupled with her deep understanding of the challenges they face, has made a lasting impact on the lives of those she serves.

As the new Director of DV/SA Advocacy Services, Sammi brings a wealth of experience and a passion for advocacy to her leadership role. She will oversee and guide the team of advocates at Bridges Oregon, ensuring that survivors continue to receive the highest level of support and care.

“Sammi Weethee has been an integral part of the Bridges family since the beginning. Her promotion to Director is a well-deserved recognition of her exceptional dedication and skills as a Victim Advocate. We are confident that Sammi will continue to lead with compassion and drive positive change in the lives of survivors,” said Executive Director, Chad A. Ludwig

Bridges Oregon invites the community to join in welcoming Sammi Weethee to her new position. Her commitment to the mission of Bridges and her passion for advocacy make her a valuable asset to the organization and the community it serves.

About Bridges Oregon:Bridges Oregon is a linguistically and culturally specific and responsive statewide nonprofit organization for Oregonians who are Deaf, DeafBlind, and Hard of Hearing or face other communication barriers. It is in our mission to facilitate equity, inclusiveness, and to provide a bridge to opportunities through advocacy, education, and communication.