Staff & Executive Board

Jill Pham

Executive Director

Pronouns: she/they

Email: jill@jwjpdx.org

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Sarah Kowaleski

Coalition Organizer

Pronouns: she/her/hers

Email: sarah@jwjpdx.org

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Amanda Sager

Operations Organizer

Pronouns: she/her/hers

Email: amanda@jwjdx.org

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A.J. Mendoza

Communications Specialist  

Pronouns: he/him/his

Office Line: 503-236-5573 ext 7

Email: aj@jwjpdx.org

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Executive Board Members, 2021-2023

Chair:  Russell Lum, Oregon Nurses Association
Chair:  Jacob Faatz, SEIU Local 49
Secretary:  Timothy Welp, Oregon Nurses Association
Treasurer: Myka Dubay, ILWU Local 5
At Large: Betsy Zucker, AFGE Local 2157
At Large: Alma Raya Santana, Oregon AFSCME
At Large: Rafael Morataya, AFT
At Large: Semir Said, SEIU Local 49
At Large: Mark Medina, Burgerville Workers Union
Staff Seat
: Jill Pham, Executive Director
Staff Seat: A.J. Mendoza, Communications Specialist
Staff Seat: Sarah Kowaleski, Coalition Organizer
Staff Seat: Amanda Sager, Operations Organizer

*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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