Staff & Executive Board

Will          IMG_3038
Will Layng                                                         Sarah Kowaleski

Executive Director                                          Coalition Organizer
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Office Line: 503-236-5573 ext 1                      Office Line: 503-236-5573 ext 2
Pronouns: he/him/his                                      Pronouns: she/her/hers
Click Here to read Will’s Staff Bio                   Click Here to read Sarah’s Staff Bio

AJ              Justin
A.J. Mendoza (part-time)                                  Justin Norton-Kertson
Communications Organizer                             Fundraising Organizer
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Office Line: 503-236-5573 ext 7                        Office Line: 503-236-5573 ext 5
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Click Here to read A.J.’s Staff Bio                      Click Here to read Justin’s Staff Bio

Executive Board Members, 2020-2021

Co-Chair: Amanda Hill, OFNHP
Co-Chair: Ibrahim Mubarak, Right 2 Survive
Co-Chair: Pam Phan, Community Alliance of Tenants
Co-Chair: Jill Pham, OFNHP
Faith Labor Committee Chair:  Rev. Cecil Prescod, Ainsworth United Church of Christ
Fundraising Committee Chair: open seat
Global Justice Committee Chair: Russell Lum, Oregon Fair Trade Campaign
Healthcare Committee Chair: Betsy Zucker, AFGE Local 2157, HCAO
Immigrant Rights Committee Chair: Robert Camarillo, OR Building & Construction Trades Council
Media Committee Chair: Myka Dubay, ILWU Local 5
Membership Committee Chair: Jamie Partridge, NALC branch 82, ISO
Outreach Committee Chair: open seat
Personnel Committee Chair: Micaela Shapiro-Shellaby, AFSCME Council 75
Portland Rising Committee Chair: Amy Coplen, Portland Rising
Rules Committee Chair: Zev Nicholson, Oregon Food Bank
Secretary: Mark Medina, Burgerville Workers Union
Staff Seat
: A.J. Mendoza, Campaign Organizer
Staff Seat: Justin Norton-Kertson, Solidarity Organizer
Staff Seat: Sarah Kowaleski, Organizer
Staff Seat: Will Layng, Executive Director
Treasurer: Dave Cutler, SEIU Local 49

*Organizations listed for identification purposes only

Our Foundation Funders

In addition to our coalition member organizations and individual donors, our funders include:


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