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PWA BOARD OF DIRECTORS

The Board of Directors meets at least six times a year and guides the overall work of the Portland Workforce Alliance including execution of our mission, fundraising and recruitment of new business and industry partners who work with students. Members of the Board of Directors come from every sector including health care, manufacturing, energy, labor, construction, business, education and the arts & communication industry.  There are also Committee Members who helps to organize the annual NW Youth Career Expo and other programs during the school year.

 

 

JR Gustafson, President

NIKE

Scott Kleiner, President Elect

Wieden+Kennedy

Susan Burke, Vice President

PacifiCorp

Lori Mueller, Treasurer

Volunteer

Natalie Miller, Secretary

PHRMA, Lee Hecht Harrison

Anna Yates

Walsh Construction

Bob Calwhite

Carpenters Union Apprenticeship Training Center

Brian Terrett

Legacy Health

Brooke Berglund

Port of Portland

Carol Campbell

Grant High School

Corbett Gordon

PHRMA, Tonkon Torp LLP

Erica Meyers

Wilson High School

Gabby Riley

ZGF Architects LLP

Jane Williams

Multnomah County

Janet Hull

ZGF Architects LLP

Jeanne Yerkovich

Portland Public Schools

Joe Hutchins

Portland General Electric

Kurt Simonds

Portland Community College

Madeline Kokes

Grant High School

Margaret Evans

Portland Parks & Recreation

Penny McBain

Providence Health & Services

Rhonnda Parsons Edmiston

Howard S Wright Construction

Abby Williams

Student (PSU/Grant High School)

PWA STAFF

The PWA Staff are responsible for organization, communication, administration, outreach, and a wide variety of other tasks within the Portland Workforce Alliance. They are committed to providing quality work experiences for students, inspiring all students to graduate, and creating learning opportunities to assist students in making informed career choices after high school or college.

 

Kevin Jeans Gail

Executive Director, Contact

Kristen Kohashi

Program Manager, Contact