Board of Directors


James Posey

Retired Business Owner

Ann Beckett

Retired, Assistant Professor Emeritus OHSU School of Nursing

Antoinette Payne

Finance Manager, Multnomah County Health Dept.

Bahia Overton

Dir. of Leading for Learning & Equity Initiatives, Chalkboard project

Jay Klusky

CEO, Guiding Light Family Services

Matthew Tschabold

Assistant Dir. for Strategy and Policy, Portland Housing Bureau

Tasha Coleman

BPI Parent and Community Member, Home Forward

Maxine Fitzpatrick

Executive Director, Portland Community Reinvestment Initiatives Inc. (PCRI)

Ed Washington

Director of Outreach & Community Engagement in Global Diversity and Inclusion, Portland State University

Kevin Modica

Retired, Portland Police Department


"To step back to tradition is the first step forward."

- Mali Proverb

Dan Saltzman

Former City Commissioner, City of Portland

Lolenzo Poe

Former Chief Equity & Diversity Officer and Dir. ofPartnership Development, Portland Public Schools

Nkenge Harmon Johnson

CEO, Urban League of Portland

Johnell Bell

Original Co-Founder, BPI

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