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Meet the Director

Pastor Marcia L. Taylor, BA, CEO

Executive Director/Founder


Pastor Taylor founded  SCAFO in 1985, in honor of her late daughter, Ramona, who passed away due to sickle cell complications.

Because of her work Oregon began testing for sickle cell trait and disease.

Her work reaches into WA as well as Alaska, and  Idaho.

The Sickle Cell Foundation program educates the community via workshops and dissemination of sickle cell educational materials, radio, television, newsletters and the social media and provides focus groups and helps with personal medical protocols carried by clients daily should they be seen by new emergency physicians.