Trustees

The Board of Trustees' responsibilities include governance, fiscal oversight, fundraising, strategic planning, and promoting and expanding the organization's programs to garner support from the community.

Jack Isselmann

Jack Isselmann

board chair
senior vice president, external affairs & communications, the greenbrier companies, inc.

 

Susan Wright

Susan Wright

board chair-elect
vice president of human resources, cascade corporation

Matt Lippert

Matt Lippert

board secretary
vice president, nike global procurement

Yassi Irajpanah

Yassi Irajpanah

board treasurer
development director, vibe of portland

Curtis Robinhold

Curtis Robinhold

immediate past board chair
executive director, port of portland

 

Sarah Ames Benedict

Sarah Ames Benedict

associate, davis wright tremaine

Joe Boyle

Joe Boyle

Executive Vice President, Columbia Brand President, Columbia Sportswear

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Chris Cox

Chris Cox

Vice President Global Quality
Hyster-Yale Group

 

William Clydsedale

William Clydsedale

Partner at Stoel Rives LLC

Beth deHamel

Beth deHamel

chief financial officer, mercy corps

Nav Dayanand

Nav Dayanand

director of federal government relations, nature conservancy oregon

 

Denny Doyle

Denny Doyle

mayor, city of beaverton, oregon

Paula Hayes

Paula Hayes

President & CEO
Hue Noir, LLC

 

Arun Joshi

Arun Joshi

founder and ceo, visulon inc.

Dr. Dennis Galvan

Dr. Dennis Galvan

Dean and Vice Provost, Division of Global Engagement, University of Oregon

Dr. Susan Jeffords

Dr. Susan Jeffords

Provost and Vice President for Academic Affairs, Portland State University

Dr. Annette Nemetz

Dr. Annette Nemetz

Associate Professor of Management
Director of MBA Programs
Director of Business at George Fox University

 

Justin Palfreyman

Justin Palfreyman

vice president, strategy & business development, nw natural

Tracy Royal

Tracy Royal

director of aftermarket supply chain, daimler trucks north america

Dr. Kendra Sharp

Dr. Kendra Sharp

Professor of Mechanical Engineering, Oregon State University

Miguel Sossa

Miguel Sossa

Senior Sales Account Executive, Pacific Northwest Sales

Wim Wiewel

Wim Wiewel

President
Lewis and Clark College

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Mary Carlin Yates

Mary Carlin Yates

retired ambassador, u.s. department of state

 

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