Board of Directors

The Board of All Hands Raised is a diverse cross-section of our community, with half of our members representing communities of color. As the official governance body of All Hands Raised, the Board oversees the CEO, establishes the operational budget and audit and upholds our mission to ensure upward mobility for our kids.



Trever Cartwright, Coraggio Group, Immediate Past Chair

Mo King, Nike Golf, Chair

Andrea Cook, Warner Pacific University, Vice Chair

Larry Bekkedahl, Portland General Electric, Treasurer



Jonathan Blasher, Metro

Michael Burch, Pacific Northwest Regional Council of Carpenters

Emi Donis, Senior Aerospace SSP

John Gardner, TriMet

Whitney Grubbs, Chalkboard Project

Lenin Jimenez, Home Equity Investments

Travis Merrill, FLIR Systems, Inc.

Cole Mills, Bridgetown Wealth Management

Andrew Ognall, Umpqua Holdings Corporation

Andrew Over, Regence BlueShield

June Schumann, Community Advocate

Karis Stoudamire Phillips, Moda Health

Jeff Strickler, Education Northwest

Jahed Sukhun, Oregon Food Bank

Michelle Taylor, M Taylor MD, MBA

Felicia Tripp Folsom, Portland Leadership Foundation

Claire Verity, United Healthcare


Emeritus Directors

Sho Dozono, Community Advocate

Sarah Mensah, Nike

Lee Po Cha, Immigrant & Refugee Community Organization

Ron Saxton, Peace Health, Founding Board President

Karen Whitman, Karen Whitman Projects


Legal Counsel

Ed Harnden, Barran Liebman LLP