Karris is a lifelong Oregonian, born and raised in Portland, Oregon. She completed her education journey within Portland Public Schools, graduating from Roosevelt High School. Karris started her career in the nursing field, spending over 7 years as a Certified Nursing Assistant. After tailoring her skills & education towards business management, with training from Mt. Hood Community College later became an office manager of 8 years prior to joining the PPS family in 2022.
While Karris is not working, you can find her frequenting the Oregon coast, camping & exploring the great outdoors of the Pacific Northwest with her family & their spoiled Dog Loki. She is excited about this new adventure with PPS and looks forward to assisting students and families with education journeys of their own.
"Nothing is impossible. The word itself says 'I'm possible!'" — Audrey Hepburn
Current Position: Program Secretary
-STAMP/SLIP Test Coordinator