Matthew David Yoder

Date of birth

1983

Description

  • Pled guilty to three counts second-degree sex abuse of a 15 year old student. Sentenced to 32 months in prison in March 2014.
  • A lawsuit was filed in March of 2015 seeking 5.5 million dollars of damages from WMH and Pacific Northwest Mennonite Conference of Mennonite Church USA. Lawsuit asserts WMS administration hired Yoder despite a previous accusation and continued to employ him amid concerns about his behavior with female students.

Church-related positions held

  • Social studies teacher at Western Mennonite School, Salem, OR

Current employment/location (as of 2016)

  • Released from prison in 2016, whereabouts unknown

Documentation

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