Board of Directors

Neighborhood House benefits from the expertise and leadership of a highly- committed Board of Directors.  Here are the community and business leaders who guide our organization and advance its mission in the community.

President: Ellen Singer, M.D. Northwest Kaiser Permanente
Vice President: Tom DohertyWelch Allyn
Treasurer: Craig Wilson, Oracle
Secretary: Carole PoffNorthwest Kaiser Permanente

Rania Ayoub, Muslim Educational Trust
Beth Blenz-Clucas, Sugar Mountain PR
John Calhoun, InsideValuation Partners
Jennifer Clark, CPA, Sokol Blosser Winery
Ted Coonfield, Community Activist & Author
David Gutzler, Manufacturing Consultant
Luke Huffstutter, Annastasia's Salon, Owner
Josh Kadish, Wyse Kadish LLP
Emily Leach, Pacific Continental Bank
Abdi Muse, Apex Microsystems

Jane Collins Packard, Portland Public Schools
Laurie Ross, Portland Public Schools
Wajdi Said, Muslim Educational Trust
Jim Scherzinger, Oregon Department of Human Services
Susan Schwemberger, Umpqua Bank, Multnomah Village Branch
Toni Smith- Myles, Head Start Policy Council 
Joan Steinbach, Thinker Toys, Owner
Natasha Strength, Becker Capitol
Kristin Watkins, Oregon State University Foundation
Charles Williamson, Attorney
Pat Collier
Don DeFrancq
Pam Field
Mary Ann Frantz
Karla Green
Phil Hamilton
Paul Hill
Alice Jacobson
Bob Johnson
Sal Khan
Marie Napolitano
Tony Wawrukiewicz
Ted Wheeler
Executive Director: Richard J. Nitti
Associate Director: Peggy Norman
Development Director: Mari Yerger
Finance Director: Tony Mounts
Human Resources Manager: Steve Johnson