Advisors

The Board of Advisors assists the organization in many ways, often by drawing on their particular expertise and life experience. Broad areas of responsibility include medium and long-term planning, fundraising, and outreach to the community.

Christopher Acheson

Christopher Acheson

financial advisor

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Salma Ahmad

Salma Ahmad

President, Islamic Society of Greater Portland

      

Mohamed Alyajouri

Mohamed Alyajouri

primary care practice manager, oregon health & science university (ohsu)

 

Jane Atkinson

Jane Atkinson

vice president and provost, lewis & clark college

Dr. Thomas Bartlett

Dr. Thomas Bartlett

former chancellor higher education oregon, new york, alabama

   

Steven Bass

Steven Bass

CEO & President, Oregon Public Broadcasting (OPB)

 

Susan Bragdon

Susan Bragdon

representative, food & sustainability, quaker united nations office - geneva

Daniel Capuia

Daniel Capuia

Owner, AA Investments

 

Lee Po Cha

Lee Po Cha

executive director, immigrant and refugee community organization

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Peyton Chapman

Peyton Chapman

principal, lincoln high school

Barbara Climadi

Barbara Climadi

Owner, Diamond Pointe Ltd DBA Phagans School of Hair Design

Charles Czech

Charles Czech

Sales Account Representative, Delta Air Lines

      

Joseph DiCarlo

Joseph DiCarlo

global ambassador, medical teams international

 

Reginald Eklund

Reginald Eklund

Reginald Eklund
Toya Fick

Toya Fick

Oregon Executive Director, Stand for Children

 

Dr. Margaret Everett

Dr. Margaret Everett

Chair
vice provost for international affairs & dean of graduate studies, portland state university

Suzy Gates

Suzy Gates

Suzy Gates

                  

Dennis Gilliam

Dennis Gilliam

executive vice president of sales and marketing, bob's red mill

      

Jessica T. Hamilton

Jessica T. Hamilton

director, harbor environmental, port of portland

 

Tom Head

Tom Head

professor of economics, george fox university

Charles Hudson

Charles Hudson

Charles Hudson

      

Harriet Isom

Harriet Isom

former u.s. ambassador

      

Octavian Jurj

Octavian Jurj

Octavian Jurj

     

Paula Kinney

Paula Kinney

executive coach, pmk consulting

Jason Little

Jason Little

district aide, congressman earl blumenauer

 

Kevin Lynch

Kevin Lynch

managing director, external affairs, avangrid renewables

Randolph Miller

Randolph Miller

president, produce row property mgt co

Tom Miller

Tom Miller

senior consultant, ralph andersen & associates

 

Michael Mills

Michael Mills

project manager, oregon solutions, college of urban & public affairs, portland state university (psu)

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Nawzad Othman

Nawzad Othman

ceo, the othman group

Norma Paulus

Norma Paulus

former oregon secretary of state and superintendent of public instruction

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Jefferson Smith

Jefferson Smith

executive director, xray.fm

 

Hans van Alebeek

Hans van Alebeek

Hans van Alebeek

Bryan Vandergriff

Bryan Vandergriff

senior wealth strategy associate, ubs financial

 

Louis-Jean Vixamar

Louis-Jean Vixamar

president, foodsafetyresource consulting group

Mari Watanabe

Mari Watanabe

executive director, partners in diversity & director, leadership portland

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