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: Kristin Watkins, Oregon State University Foundation
Vice President: Tom Kramer, Attorney at Law
Treasurer: Kay Sohl, Kay Sohl Consulting
Secretary: Eric Wiser, MD OHSU

Alexei Bibik, U.S. Bank
John Calhoun, InsideValuation Partners
Josh Kadish, Attorney at Law
Denise Kleim, Retired - City of Portland
Emily LeachHeritage Bank
Peter Olson, Retired - Dept. of State

Laurie Ross, Retired - Portland Public Schools
Wajdi Said, Muslim Educational Trust
Jim Scherzinger, Retired - Oregon Department of Human Services
Patti Vincent, Multnomah County Library
Amy Wester, Nike
Steve ZimmermanLutheran Community Services NW
Pat Collier
Ted Coonfield
Don DeFrancq
Pam Field
Mary Ann Frantz
Karla Green
Dave Gutzler
Phil Hamilton
Paul Hill
Alice Jacobson
Bob Johnson
Marcia Kakiuchi
Sal Khan
Marie Napolitano
Ellen Singer, MD
Tony Wawrukiewicz
Ted Wheeler
Executive Director: Chris Chiacchierini
Associate Director/ Development & Communications: Mari Yerger
Finance Director: Jayne Conley
Human Resources Director: Jenifer Spafford