Leadership

Executive Staff

EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR:

Chris Chiacchierini

Chris joined Neighborhood House in 2017, having worked with nonprofits since 1991. Previously, he served missions centered on youth homelessness and chemical dependency; his work also centered on personal care for adults with developmental disabilities, education, employment, and affordable health care. Chris received his bachelor’s degree from the University of Notre Dame, where he was active in the Center for Social Concerns, and his master’s from Eastern Washington University. Chris lives in Portland with his wife and three boys.

Email: cc@nhpdx.org

DEPUTY DIRECTOR:

Mari Yerger

Mari has been part of the Neighborhood House leadership team since 2003. A granddaughter of Armenian refugees, she feels a close personal connection to Neighborhood House’s history and mission. She is passionate about social and economic equity, and she draws inspiration from both the amazing people who empower themselves and their families through engaging Neighborhood House programs and the remarkable community of donors and volunteers who make this work possible. She lives in Portland with her family.

Email: myerger@nhpdx.org

Chief Financial Officer: Kevin Tabor

From Detroit Michigan, Kevin has a BA in Accounting/Finance and an MBA in Global Management. His career has taken him to Chicago and the Silicon Valley prior to his move to Portland in 1997. In 2019, his career transitioned towards the non-profit world – helping individuals/families out of homelessness, health services, and food insecurity.
Kevin has been a volunteer for many non-profit organizations during his time in the Northwest. He lives in the NW Portland.

Email: ktabor@nhpdx.org

Board of Directors

Neighborhood House benefits from the expertise and leadership of a highly committed Board of Directors. These community and business leaders guide our organization and advance our mission in the community. To learn more about becoming a board member, check out our FAQ document.

OFFICERS

PRESIDENT

Meghan Herteg
Walsh Construction

VICE PRESIDENT

Paul Woodland
Retired, Nike, Inc.

TREASURER

Steve Zimmerman
Susan Matlack Jones & Associates

SECRETARY

Marie Napolitano, PhD, APRN,
FNP-C, FAANP

Frontier Nursing University

PAST PRESIDENT

Eric Wiser, M.D.
OHSU Dept. of Family Medicine

 

 

MEMBERS

Meredith Bureau
OnPoint Community Credit Union

John Calhoun
Retired Entrepreneur

Brian Christiansen
Nike, Inc.

Mary Cook
Consultant/Retired Planner

Seif Elzaghal
Safe Tax & Business Services

Laurie Erdman
Cambia Health Solutions

Denise Kleim
Retired – City of Portland

 

Jesse Lovrien
Corner Lot Ventures, Inc.

Kristina Rashid, M.D.
Providence Medical Group

Jim Scherzinger
Retired, Chief Operating Office
Oregon Dept. of Human Services

Sarah Smith
Past Program Participant

Kay Sohl
Non-Profit Financial Management Consultant

Brian Thompson
Bytemark, Inc.

 

DIRECTORS EMERITI

Pat Collier
Ted Coonfield
Don DeFrancq
Pam Field
Mary Ann Frantz
Emily Leach

Karla Green
Paul Hill
Dave Gutzler
Bob Johnson
Marcia Kakiuchi
Sal Khan

Ellen Singer, MD
Tony Wawrukiewicz
Ted Wheeler
Natasha Strength
Luke Huffstutter
Kristin Watkins

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