Senior Fellows from a wide array of classes turned out for the ALF Reception to honor and acknowledge ALF Class 28 at their graduation on January 24, 2015 at the Mercy Corps Action Center.





Congressman Earl Blumenauer (ALF Class 1) talks with Class 29 over lunch at their recent session at the NAYA Family Center in NE Portland.


Henry Balensifer presents information at the Annual Network Forum about a special ALF Oregon App developed by Class 28 that helps connect senior fellows across the state. It is available in iTunes or Google Play - download yours today!

Class 29 gathered for their January session at NAYA Family Center in Portland. Pictured here with the class are NAYA executive director Matt Morton (Class 23 - far left) and NAYA staff member JR Lilly (6th from left) who gifted the class an eagle feather used in smudging ceremonies.

Help the ALF Board find a new executive director!  ALF Oregon is reaching out to the Senior Fellow network to ask your assistance in identifying candidates for the role who are Senior Fellows or who you believe would be well suited to the position. Click here for the full job description.

Senior Fellows from the Oregon Chapter

  • Susan Stone
    Stone-Sheridan Group
    Class XIX
  • Tashiana Wangler

    Class XXVIII
  • Grant Yoshihara
    Vice President, Utility Operations
    NW Natural
    Class XVI
  • Steve Wright
    Class XV
  • Rex Barber
    Managing Partner
    Big Falls Ranch, Inc.
    Class XXV
  • Lynn Youngbar
    Lynn Youngbar Consulting
    Class VII
  • Bradley Zenger
    Managing Director
    Pivotal Investments
    Class XXI
  • Joan Brown-Kline
    Brown-Kline & Company
    Class XVI
  • Kristin Stathis
    VP Customer Services Operations
    Portland General Electric
    Class XXVIII
  • John Frohnmayer
    Class II
  • Carol Turner
    Leadership for Action
    Class V
  • Vicki Nakashima

    Partners in Diversity
    Class XIII
  • MG Devereux
    Deputy Director
    Oregon Parks and Recreation Department
    Class XXIX
  • Ned Rosch
    Yoga Instructor and Consultant on Nonprofit Organizational Issues
    Class XVI
  • Ann Colonna
    Sensory Program Manager
    Food Innovation Center, OSU
    Class XXIX
  • Joe O'Leary
    Deputy Director
    Oregon Youth Authority
    JJCL Class I
  • Sam Brooks
    Brooks Staffing
    Class VI
  • Jennifer Allen
    Institute for Sustainable Solutions, Portland State University
    Class XXIII
  • Gail Shibley
    Chief of Staff, Mayor's Office
    City of Portland
    Class IX
  • Cliff Jones
    Consultant, Trainer
    Nonprofit Association of Oregon
    Class XVIII
  • Tina Castaņares
    Affiliate Faculty, Providence Center for Healthcare Ethics
    Various boards and advisory committees, Hood River, Oregon
    Class VIII
  • Susan Castillo
    Vice President, West Region
    Project Lead the Way
    Class XVI
  • Steven G. Hickok
    Bonneville Power Administration
    Class IV
  • Kim Williams
    Academic Director
    Center for Women, Politics and Policy, Portland State University
    Class XXVII
  • Nik Blosser
    Principal / Owner
    Celilo Group, Inc.
    Class XVII
  • Joe Gallegos
    Oregon State Representative, District 30
    Oregon House of Representatives
    Class XVII
  • Joan Smith
    Board of Directors
    Idaho Power / Idacorp
    Class IV
  • Rosemary Baker-Monaghan
    Executive Director
    Liberty Theater
    Class XVIII
  • Wayne Fawbush
    Class VI
  • Beverly Stein
    Oregon Solutions
    Class XIV
  • Jan McGowan
    Nonprofit Consultant
    Jan McGowan Nonprofit Consulting
    Class XV
  • Daniel Santos
    Associate Dean for Student Affairs and Administration
    Willamette University College of Law
    Class VII
  • Lilisa C. Hall
    Ex. Dir, PacifiCorp Foundation & Dir, Strategic Partnership Outreach
    PacifiCorp Foundation/Pacific Power
    Class XXII
  • Nancy Lange
    Manager, Major Account Services
    NW Natural
    Class XXI
  • Brad Earl
    Chief Financial Officer
    Medford School District 549c
    Class XXI
  • 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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