INCIGHT Board of Directors
Born with Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy, Scott Hatley is a co-founder and Executive Director of INCIGHT. He graduated from the University of Portland and continues to be an advocate for the school’s mission - “Teaching, Faith, and Service.”
His commitment to positive change is evident in his collaborative creation of INCIGHT’s mission. Scott serves on the Board of Directors for All Hands Raised and Exceed Enterprises and is a member of the Rotary Club of Portland.
He is recognized by several organizations for his service to the Disability Community, including the Muscular Dystrophy Association (Personal Achievement Award and 2004 national finalist), Exceptional Parent Magazine (2006 Distinguished Service Award), Oregon Parent Training and Information Center (2007 Youth Achievement Award) and Exceed Enterprises (2013 Londahl-Risley Award).
This Portland native is an avid sports fan and frequently attends Trail Blazers games and local high school and college events.
Prior to amputation of his left leg, John Register was a world-class athlete who qualified for two Olympic trials and a prospect for the U.S. Army’s Officer Candidate School.
His injury temporarily halted a successful career path until he discovered his new normal. Six years later, he qualified for two events in the Paralympic Games, an Olympic competition for athletes with physical disabilities. John won a Silver Medal for the Paralympic Long Jump in Sydney, Australia and simultaneously established the American record for this event.
He is now the Change Management Expert for Inspired Communications International, LLC. Register previously served as one of eight advisors on disability foreign policy under prior Secretary of State, Condoleezza Rice. He founded the United States Olympic Committee Paralympic Military Sports Program that teaches wounded, ill and injured veterans the use of sports as a means for their rehabilitation. He also enjoys being a homemade funnel cake connoisseur.
Dan started his professional career as the co-founder and Operations Officer of a finance company that he directed for six years. He then served as a venture–capital-raising consultant for start-up businesses.
Subsequently, he became Executive Director of INCIGHT. The organization tripled the number of services it provided to the community and doubled its annual budget during his five-year tenure. Dan established the most revolutionary corporate culture education and training program ever to be unlocked. Friess currently contracts for INCIGHT as an Inclusion Strategist focused on corporate training.
He and his family lead a ministry that teaches people how to live a fulfilled life and maintain healthy relationships. Dan’s greatest passion is human development and culture change. He was born and raised in Salem, Oregon and currently resides in Clark County, Washington with his wife Danielle, two daughters and three sons.
Susan is retired from Legacy Health where she was a member of Legacy Laboratory Services management team.
She has a wealth of experience in the staffing and management of employees from diverse backgrounds. Susan has been involved with INCIGHT since its inception. She cares for a son with muscular dystrophy and exemplifies INCIGHT’s mission every day.
Born and raised in Portland, Dan attended the Portland Public School system and Central Catholic High School.
He began his support of INCIGHT as Director of Public Affairs and Government Relations for Safeway, Inc. He is now Chief Operating Officer and Co-Owner of Hood to Coast Race Series, which operates endurance events in the United States, China, Taiwan, Israel and The Netherlands. The original race series, comprised of the Hood to Coast Relay and the Portland to Coast Relay, is the longest and most popular series of relay races in the world.
Dan is currently a Council Member for All Hands Raised, Board Member and former Chair of Providence Portland Medical Foundation, and a member of the Cancer Leadership Cabinet at the Providence Cancer Center.
A native of Mexico City, Christina is a nurse, realtor, and mother of six children; one who was born severely disabled.
As a young woman, she put the infant up for adoption. She later established a relationship with him as a young adult. Christina is retired and is actively involved in philanthropy and volunteer initiatives.