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Board of Directors


Ann Beckett

Retired, Assistant Professor Emeritus OHSU School of Nursing

Antoinette Payne

Finance Manager, Multnomah County Health Dept.

Ed Washington

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

Iris Bell

Retired, Youth Development Division

Jay Klusky

CEO, Guiding Light Family Services

Kevin Modica

Retired, Portland Police Department

Matthew Tschabold

Assistant Dir. for Strategy and Policy, Portland Housing Bureau

Tasha Coleman

BPI Parent and Community Member, Home Forward


Dan Saltzman

Former City Commissioner, City of Portland

James Posey

JLP Business Group; Oregon Chapter of National Association of Minority Contractors

Johnell Bell

Original Co-Founder, BPI

Lolenzo Poe

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

Nkenge Harmon Johnson

CEO, Urban League of Portland

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

- Mali Proverb

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