ALF extends a warm welcome to Class XXX which started their journey together this month.  Click here to read their bios: ALF Class XXX bios





Class 30 kicked off their year on July 10 with Orientation at Marylhurst University.

Class 30 were officially welcomed to ALF at the  Welcome Reception held July 9 at the Northwest Health Foundation.


Watch Kendall Clawson's speech at the July 9 Welcome Reception:





We are very sad to announce the passing of ALF Oregon founder, Don Frisbee (December 13, 1923-June 25, 2015). Don's life was devoted to his civic responsibilities as much as it was to his business excellence. You can catch a glimpse of Don in the opening moments of an ALF video here:

Senior Fellows from the Oregon Chapter

  • Bill Nicholson
    Senior Vice President Customer Service, Transmission and Distribution
    Portland General Electric
    Class XVI
  • Tricia Snell
    Executive Director
    Class XXVI
  • Karey Schoenfeld
    Schoenfeld Law Firm, PLLC
    Class XII
  • Cathie Allen
    Regulatory Manager
    Class XXV
  • Karen Tolvstad
    Policy, Strategy, and Communications Administrator
    Oregon Housing & Community Services
    Class VII
  • Mac Prichard
    Prichard Communications
    Class XXVI
  • Johnell Bell
    Director of Diversity and Transit Equity
    Class XXIII
  • Mike Winslow
    Michael T. Winslow, LLC
    Class XVIII
  • Daniel Santos
    Associate Dean for Student Affairs and Administration
    Willamette University College of Law
    Class VII
  • Rey Ramsey
    One Economy Corporation
    Class VI
  • Josť Ibarra
    Interfaith Coordinator
    Multnomah County Community Services Division
    Class XXVI
  • Darryl Tukufu
    Executive Director of Pre-College Programs and Educational Partnerships; Associate Professor of Urban Studies and Sociology
    Victory University
    Class VII
  • Pam Treece
    Executive Director
    Westside Economic Alliance
    Class XIII
  • Brian D. Cole
    Building Communities, Inc.
    Class XXII
  • Debbie Vought
    Executive Director
    Citizens for Safe Schools
    Class XXIX
  • Susan Hammer
    Attorney at Law
    Dispute Resolution Services
    Class XX
  • Bob Naito

    Naito Development LLC
    Class I
  • Natalie Hocken
    Sr. VP, Transmissions & Systems Operations
    Class XXIII
  • Roslyn Hill
    Consultant / Developer
    Class XVI
  • Ed McNamara
    Real Estate Developer
    Turtle Island Development LLC
    Class XV
  • Cylvia Hayes
    Class XXIV
  • Jay Dudley
    Vice President, General Counsel and Corporate Compliance Officer
    Portland General Electric
    Class XXI
  • Will Hardy
    Highland United Church of Christ
    Class XVII
  • Frances Portillo
    Portillo Consulting International
    Class XV
  • Sean Robbins
    Director, Oregon Business Development Department
    Business Oregon
    Class XXVII
  • Paul Lumley
    Executive Director
    Columbia River Inter-Tribal Fish Commission
    Class XXIX
  • Valeria Hysong
    Inmate Work Program Coordination
    Powder River Correctional Facility
    Class XXIX
  • Sam Adams
    Director, U.S. Climate Initiative
    Class XIII
  • Peter Cogswell
    Chief Public Affairs Officer
    Bonneville Power Administration
    Class XXIX
  • Mike Houck
    Executive Director
    Urban Greenspaces Institute
    Class VII
  • Lisa Dunlap

    Class XXVI
  • Amy Kohnstamm

    Class XXVII
  • Pamela Morgan
    Graceful Systems
    Class X
  • Brady Scott
    Chief Operating Officer
    Coquille Economic Development Corp (CEDCO)
    Class XVII
  • Janet Soto
    Public Affairs Specialist
    Office of the Governor
    Class XXIX
  • Terri Timberman
    Executive Vice President Human Resources Retired
    Broadcom Corporation
    Class XI
  • Mary O'Kief
    Grants Development Coordinator
    Rogue Community College
    Class XI
  • Dick Anderson
    Lincoln City
    Class XIII
  • Courtney Westling
    Director of Legislative and Government Affairs
    Oregon Health Authority
    Class XXIX
  • Peggy Maguire
    SVP, Corporate Accountability and Chief of Staff
    Cambia Health Solutions
    Class XXIV
  • Antone Minthorn
    Master Native Language Teacher
    Confederated Tribes of the Umatilla Indian Reservation
    Class V
  • Lisa Brubaker
    Senior Vice President
    Centene Corporation
    Class XXVIII
  • Mary Ferrell
    Founder/Executive Director
    The Maslow Project
    Class XXIV
  • Lue Douthit
    Director of Literary Development and Dramaturgy
    Oregon Shakespeare Festival
    Class XX

The ALF Mission Statement

The purpose of the American leadership Forum of Oregon is to join and strengthen leaders in order to better serve the public good. It enhances leadership by building on the strengths of diversity and by promoting collaborative problem solving within and among communities.

Senior Fellow Covenant

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