OUR NETWORK

Staff & Board

Our Children Oregon Staff

Our team includes activists, educators, and advocates who are passionate about making change in our world so that all Oregon children live in a state where they have a true opportunity to thrive.

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Sonakshi Dhimal

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Communications Director

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Linda Dixon

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Operations Manager

Greer Klepacki

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Policy and Advocacy Coordinator

Ashley Light

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Development Director

Ivy Major-McDowall

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Policy and Advocacy Director

Raquel Salazar

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Communications and Engagement Manager

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Jenifer Wagley

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Executive Director

Amara Bradetich

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Policy Research Fellow

Brenna Blackmun

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Communications Consultant

Delina Biniam

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Policy and Legislative Fellow

Board of Directors

Our Board is made up of local leaders, helping Our Children Oregon instigate meaningful change and ensuring we’re considerate and mindful of every community that calls Oregon home.

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James L. Crouser

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Lindsey Diercksen

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Owner of LD Consulting LLC
Board Chair
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Shawn DuBurg

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Director and Private Wealth Advisor, Private Bank

Carol Helfer

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Asst. Human Resources Director at Northwest Regional Education Service District
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Drew Henrie-McWilliams

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Chief Executive Officer
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Jabin "Jai" Kahl

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Providence Patient Experience Director, Oregon Region
Treasurer
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Rosa Klein

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Human Services Policy Advisor to Governor Kate Brown
Governor Appointee

David Penilton

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Co-Owner, America’s Hub World Tours and Oregon Tour Experts, LLC

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Pancho Savery

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Professor of English, Humanities, and American Studies at Reed College
Secretary
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Graham Sheldon

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Boutique Hotel Proprietor and Real Estate Broker
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Sharon Soliday

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CEO & Advocate for Kids, The Hello Foundation
Board Vice-Chair
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Rita Sullivan

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Clinical Psychologist