Leadership

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.

OFFICERS
President: Josh Kadish, Wyse Kadish LLP
Vice President:
Treasurer: Emily Leach, Pacific Continental Bank
Secretary: Natasha Strength, First Republic Bank
 

MEMBERS

Lisa AveryPortland Community College
Rania Ayoub, Muslim Educational Trust
John Calhoun, InsideValuation Partners
Ted Coonfield, Community Activist & Author
Tom Doherty, Welch Allyn
David Gutzler, Manufacturing Consultant
Luke Huffstutter, Annastasia's Salon, Owner
Denise Kleim, Retired - City of Portland
Abdi Muse, Apex Microsystems
 



Laurie Ross, Retired - Portland Public Schools
Wajdi Said, Muslim Educational Trust
Jim Scherzinger, Retired - Oregon Department of Human Services
Susan Schwemberger, Umpqua Bank, Multnomah Village Branch
Ellen Singer, MD, Northwest Kaiser Permanente
Kay Sohl, Kay Sohl Consulting 
Kristin Watkins, Oregon State University Foundation
Amy Wester, Nike
Craig WilsonOracle
DIRECTORS EMERITI
Pat Collier
Don DeFrancq
Pam Field
Mary Ann Frantz
Karla Green
Phil Hamilton
Paul Hill
Alice Jacobson
Bob Johnson
Marcia Kakiuchi
Sal Khan
Marie Napolitano
Tony Wawrukiewicz
Ted Wheeler
EXECUTIVE STAFF
Executive Director: Richard J. Nitti
Associate Director: Peggy Norman
Development Director: Mari Yerger
Finance Director: Rebecca Page
Human Resources Director: Jenifer Wills