About Us

 

 

Staff
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Ben Asher
Office Project Assistant 
Zeke (a.k.a. Zeekers)
Director of Office Shenanigans
Board of directors
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Nellie McAdams
Board president

Forestry and Agricultural Advisory
Committee (FAAC) cochair

Oregon Agricultural Trust | Portland

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Baker Lyon
Board vice president

Nominations & Governance Committee chair

Affordable Housing Developer | Portland

Gil Kelley
Gil Kelley
Policy Committee Chair

Urban and Regional Planner | Mt.Hood-Parkdale

Greg Macpherson, Board Member
Greg Macpherson
Board Secretary-Treasurer

Forestry and Agricultural Advisory
Committee (FAAC) member

Bannockburn Farms | Albany

MJ Harris, Board Member
Margaret Jane (MJ) Harris
Board Membership Experience Committee Chair

Forestry and Agricultural Advisory
Committee (FAAC) member

Farmer | Cornelius

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John Allcott, MD

Applegate Medical Associates | Eugene

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Meriel Darzen

Crag Law Center | Portland

Dallas Defrees
Dallas Hall Defrees

Sustainable Northwest | Baker City

Jackie Dingfelder, Board Member
Jackie Dingfelder

Portland State University | Portland

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Ken Hayes

Farmer & Consultant | Gaston

Eloise Grout Koehler

Educator | Portland

Alee Langford
Alee Langford

Oregon Department of Transportation | Portland

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Justin Pabalate

Willamette Falls Trust | Portland

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Rod Park

Park's Nursery | Gresham

Victor Platt
Victor Platt

Andina | Portland

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Christian Richmond 

Star Mooring Farm | Newberg

Jeremy Sacks
Jeremy Sacks

Stoel Rives | Portland

Issei Saida

Craft3 | Portland

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Ben Williams

Friends of French Prairie | Butteville

Libby Wilson
Libby Wilson

Country Natural Beef | North Powder

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Anita Yap

MultiCultural Collaborative | Portland

We are always looking for passionate people to join our board and our board committees. 

Join our board

 

Forestry and Agriculture Advisory Committee leadership
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Nellie McAdams
Cochair
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Anna Jesse
Cochair
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Dan Keeley
Vice Cochair
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Shelley Wetherell
Vice Cochair

Forestry and Agriculture Advisory Committee

Our Forestry and Agriculture Advisory Committee (FAAC) is the voice of Oregon's working lands. The FAAC assists us in ensuring that Oregon maintains the land needed for future generations of farmers, foresters, and ranchers.