Board of Directors

Emerge Oregon Board of Directors

Adele McAfee, Bend – Executive Assistant, City of Bend, Commissioner, Oregon Commission of Voluntary Action and Service & Alumna of Emerge Oregon

Angela Uherbelau, NE Portland – Freelance writer, PTA president 

Anna Sortun, SE Portland – Partner, Tonkon Torp LLP

Barbara Buono, NW Portland – Former Senate Majority Leader, New Jersey

Chi Nguyen, Salem – Interim Executive Director, Asian Pacific American Network of Oregon

Christine Lewis, West Linn – Legislative Director, Bureau of Labor & Industries

Emily McLain, East Portland – Executive Director, Planned Parenthood Advocates of Oregon & Emerge Oregon Alumna

Evyn Mitchell, Milwaukie – Political Consultant

Hannah Love, Milwaukie – Campaign Director, Our Oregon

Jill Souede, NW Portland – Civic Volunteer

Karen Packer, Newberg – Civic Volunteer, Former First Chair of the Democratic Party of Oregon

Laurie Trieger, Eugene – Development Director, Mount Pisgah Arboretum & Emerge Oregon Alumna

Luann Pelton, Hillsboro – Retired Accounting Manager, Community Volunteer

Nakeia Daniels, Sublimity – Veterans Policy Advisor & Affirmative Action Manager, Office of the Governor

 

Emeritus Board Members:

Amy Edwards, Portland – Attorney, Stoel Rives LLP

Anna Richter Taylor, Portland – Strategic Consultant, ART Public Affairs

Elisa Dozono, Portland – Partner, Miller Nash

Midge Thierolf, Ashland – Civic Volunteer