Crystal McMahon began a career in mental health in 1997 and has worked in a variety of positions including Employment Specialist, Employment Program Supervisor, State Supported Employment Trainer, and Research Associate for the Mental Health Treatment Study. She completed a Master of Science in Psychology in 2009 and is currently employed at Options for Southern Oregon as the Director of the Oregon Supported Employment Center for Excellence.
Ms. McMahon has taught courses on Individual Placement and Support (IPS) Supported Employment at Portland State University and Dartmouth College, and in 2021 became a Certified Personal Medicine Coach. Ms. McMahon has a longstanding interest in the natural world. She and several associates own 400 acres in Klamath County that they are conserving and restoring for wildlife habitat. She also serves as a volunteer for numerous local non-profit organizations.