Real Estate and Cooperative Development Organizing & Technical Assistance Manager
Tel: (503) 537-0319 ext. #324
Time with CASA: I began as a contract organizer and grant writing consultant in November of 2010 and helped to organize Saunders Creek Homeowners Cooperative. I was hired permanently 6 months later in July of 2011.
Other titles held at CASA: Organizing and Grant Writing Consultant
Completed CASA Projects: Began organizing work on Saunders Creek Homeowners Cooperative (ROC #3) and am now working on Dexter Oaks Cooperative (ROC #9).
Upcoming projects: Umpqua Ranch Cooperative and Dexter Oaks Cooperative and I have just finished the Harvard Kennedy School Course Leadership, Organizing, and Action : Leading Change to help me in my work with CASA of Oregon.
Hobbies: Hiking, biking, watching and tracking wildlife (especially whales and birds)
Last job held (prior to CASA): Portland Policy Coordinator, Oregon Opportunity Network
What did you want to be when you grew up? A marine biologist
Hidden/special talent: I am a trained whale-watch naturalist and birder.
If you had a time machine, what year would you go back to and why? I would only go back to 1993. Let us just say it was a good year.
Favorite bumper sticker: Visualize whirled peas
If you could go on a road trip with anyone (dead or alive), who would you go with and where would you go? I would go the USA Tour with my favorite surf punk band and travel from city to city listening to them. I love their music and would enjoy surfing with them.