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.

Kristen Leonard

Kristen Leonard

Board Chair, Principal Consultant, Parametrix

Steve Brown

Steve Brown

President & CEO, Custom Decorators, Inc.

 

Linda Castillo

Linda Castillo

Diversity, Equity & Inclusion, Manager, IRCO

 

McKenzie Coulson

McKenzie Coulson

Language Arts and Social Justice Leadership Teacher, Tigard High School

 

Shawn Daley

Shawn Daley

Vice President, Chief Strategy Officer, George Fox University

 

Joseph DiCarlo

Joseph DiCarlo

Global Ambassador, Medical Teams International

 

Chido Dhliwayo

Chido Dhliwayo

International Relations Director, Office of Government Relations, City of Portland
Leanne Litrell DiLorenzo

Leanne Litrell DiLorenzo

President and Founder, VoteERA.org

Reginald Eklund - Emeritus

Reginald Eklund - Emeritus

Advisor
Obie Ford III, PhD

Obie Ford III, PhD

Associate Vice Chancellor for Equity, Diversity and Inclusion, Washington State University Vancouver

Lauren Fortgang

Lauren Fortgang

Director and Co-Founder, Never Again Coalition

  

Lisa Garcia Grace

Lisa Garcia Grace

VP Programming and Audience Engagement, OPB

 

Taylor Gibson

Taylor Gibson

Teacher, Clackamas High School
Lisa Herlinger

Lisa Herlinger

Founder of Ruby Jewel

David Kohl

David Kohl

Global Trade Lead/Liaison, OSBDCN Global Trade Center

Jana McKamey

Jana McKamey

Executive Director, Oregon Winegrowers Association

Randolph Miller

Randolph Miller

President, Produce Row Property Managment Company

Billie Moser

Billie Moser

Vice President of Community Engagement & International Affairs, Travel Portland

Edgar Navas

Edgar Navas

CEO, Cliqa Digital Inc.

 

Jeff Renfro

Jeff Renfro

County Economist, Multnomah County

Sankar Raman

Sankar Raman

Founder & President, The Immigrant Story

Saba Saleem

Saba Saleem

Public Affairs Specialist, Oregon Advocacy Commissions Office

 

Jefferson Smith - Emeritus

Jefferson Smith - Emeritus

Board Chair, Wayfinding Academy

 

Susan Sygall

Susan Sygall

CEO, Mobility International USA

 

Amanda Welker

Amanda Welker

Global Strategy and Business Recruitment Manager, Business Oregon

Mary Carlin Yates

Mary Carlin Yates

retired ambassador, u.s. department of state

 

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