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: Josh Kadish, Wyse Kadish LLP
Vice President: Tom Doherty, Welch Allyn
Treasurer: Craig Wilson, Oracle
Secretary: Natasha Strength, Becker Capitol


Hannah Austin, Northwest Kaiser Permanente
Lisa AveryPortland Community College
Rania Ayoub, Muslim Educational Trust
John Calhoun, InsideValuation Partners
Chris Cline, Wells Fargo Bank
Ted Coonfield, Community Activist & Author
Carolyn Gazeley,Launch Insight
David Gutzler, Manufacturing Consultant
Luke Huffstutter, Annastasia's Salon, Owner
Emily Leach, Pacific Continental Bank
Abdi Muse, Apex Microsystems

Laurie Ross, Portland Public Schools
Wajdi Said, Muslim Educational Trust
Jim Scherzinger, Oregon Department of Human Services
Susan Schwemberger, Umpqua Bank, Multnomah Village Branch
Ellen Singer, MD, Northwest Kaiser Permanente
Toni Smith- Myles, Head Start Policy Council 
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
Marcia Kakiuchi
Sal Khan
Marie Napolitano
Tony Wawrukiewicz
Ted Wheeler
Executive Director: Richard J. Nitti
Associate Director: Peggy Norman
Development Director: Mari Yerger
Finance Director: Rebecca Page
Human Resources Manager: Jenifer Wills