Civic, Board, Volunteer Service

Local Board Service

Board Member, Chief Strategy Officer: Feed the Mass, Portland, Oregon

January 2020 – Present

Empowering the community, Feed the Mass is the first and only non-profit cooking education organization with a goal of bringing people together, promoting healthy eating, inclusion and empowerment.

Local Strategic Partership

Emerging strategic planning and data analysis partnership, Ecumenical Ministries of Oregon

2019 – Present

Emerging partnership and strategic planning and data analysis service to Ecumenical Ministries of Oregon. With roots from 1917, EMO was founded in 1974 and is one of the longest established ecumenical organizations in the United States – committed to learn, serve and advocate for justice, peace and the integrity of creation.

National Executive and Board Service

Board Member & Vice President (pending 2020-2021), Association for Higher Education Effectiveness

2019 – Present

The Association for Higher Education Effectiveness, a network of higher education professionals who lead or staff offices that intentionally integrate multiple functions (strategic planning, institutional research, assessment, accreditation, program review) to promote and support evidence-based planning and improvement.

International Board Service

Board Member at Large, Pacific Northwest Association of Institutional Research and Planning

2019 – Present

PNAIRP is an international association for institutional researchers and planners including practitioners from public and private two-year and four-year post-secondary institutions, and state, provincial and territorial agencies from Alaska, British Columbia, Idaho, Oregon, Washington and Yukon and beyond.

Portland, OR / Vancouver, WA Volunteering

As 20-year residents of Vancouver, WA, and as long-time members of our church Kessid, we are grateful to be a contributing part of our community. As a family, we regularly give financially, intentionally and with our time and sweat!

We currently/historically, have partnered, given financially, and/or volunteered with these wonderful organizations:

Kessid Church.

Share House.

Live Love.

Vancouver Public Schools Foundation.

NAACP – Vancouver, WA Chapter.

Southwest Washington Medical Center.

Council for the Homeless.