The Nonprofit Association of Oregon Board of Directors is made up of representatives from the nonprofit sector and community leaders. They represent the broad diversity of our membership and contribute significant amounts of time, talent, and energy to ensure the growing vitality of the nonprofit sector in Oregon. (*) Indicates an At Large Board Member

Richard Jung

Portland – President

Richard Jung currently serves as the Executive Director for the Portland Gay Men’s Chorus. Richard Jung brings over 30 years of experiences both from both sides of the non-profit spectrum - funder and fundee. He has served on numerous boards and committees ranging from Funders Concerned about AIDS, Ms. Foundation Women in HIV Committee to serving as the Vice Chair of the Denver County Cultural Council which ran the funding process for Tier 3 Arts and Science Programs in Denver County.

Mac Prichard*

Portland – Vice President

Mac Prichard owns and operates Prichard Communications, a public relations and social media agency that works with philanthropies, non-profits and public agencies in the Pacific Northwest across the country. He also publishes Mac’s List, Oregon’s number one source for rewarding, creative jobs that matter. Previously, Mac was communications director for several Oregon nonprofits and public agencies, a speechwriter and deputy legislative director for governor John Kitzhaber, and a Portland City Hall spokesman for Earl Blumenauer.

Carla Penn-Hopson

Portland – Secretary

Carla Penn-Hopson brings over 35 years of experience in organizational and capacity building; training; program evaluation and compliance; fund-development; grant-writing; contract negotiation and board development. Currently she serves as the Sustainability Officer at Self Enhancement Inc. Throughout her professional career she has devoted her skills, expertise, time and energy to ensure that families gain a strong sense of worth and become informed and educated regarding their rights and resources within the community.

Kecia Kubota

Bend – Treasurer

Kecia has been the Executive Director of Camp Fire Central Oregon for six years. She is also active in Bend as a co-facilitator of an Executive Director “mastermind” group through Opportunity Knocks and as part of the leadership team for Community Conversations: supper events for community members of all backgrounds to share stories and discuss issues that matter. Kecia returned to her passion for youth development work after over 20 years in the business sector focused on Operations, Finance, Sales and Marketing. Kecia holds a Bachelor’s degree in Political Science from the University of Hawaii and a Master’s degree in International and Intercultural Management with an emphasis on Training and Human Resource Development from the School for International Training in Brattleboro, VT.

Brad Russell

Medford – Past President

Brad Russell has been the CEO of the Rogue Valley Family YMCA in Medford, Oregon since 2006. Brad received his Business Administration degree from the University of Maine and his Master’s degree in Recreation Administration from Springfield College in Massachusetts. He began his non-profit career in Rochester, New York as a Youth Program Specialist then became the Program Director at a YMCA ocean-front resident camp in San Diego, California. Brad taught conversational English at a YMCA in Taiwan where he met his wife, Stella then became the Executive Director of a YMCA in Monterey County, California. Brad enjoys serving on the boards for the Nonprofit Association of Oregon and La Clinica Health Center plus assisting the local Gang Prevention Task Force.

Sprinavasa Brown

Portland – Board Member

Sprinavasa is committed to the health and sustainability of her community, and access to educational opportunities for all children. She is the Founder and Executive Director of Camp ELSO, where she has overseen operations, program design, partnership development, community outreach, and fundraising, for three years. Before Camp ELSO, Sprinavasa has years of experience leading nonprofit development and communications. She is a recipient of the Bonner Scholars Award at Oberlin College for outstanding community leadership and service. Sprinavasa has experience advising and working alongside local agencies and regional government to further inclusion, engagement, and outreach to communities of color. Sprinavasa loves spending time with family gardening, traveling, hiking and watching movies.

Noreen Dunnells

Springfield – Board Member

Noreen has served as President and CEO of United Way of Lane County since February 2012 and has over thirty-one years of experience with United Ways across the country. In addition to her work with United Way, Dunnells serves on a variety of community boards including: Oregon Medical Group, Poverty and Homelessness Steering Committee, Connected Lane County, the Lane Workforce Council Board, the Eugene Chamber Economic Development Council and a member of the downtown Rotary club. She also serves as the Board chair of the United Ways of the Pacific Northwest.

Raziah Roushan*

Beaverton – Board Member

Raziah Roushan is a professional fine artist and executive-level arts administrator. Her fluent knowledge for nonprofit management comes from her multifaceted experiences having worked at both the staff and board levels. Some of Roushan’s most notable positions held include being the Grant Writer and Foundry Art Studios Manager for New Village Arts Theatre; Director of Marketing at Oceanside Museum of Art; Managing Director for Heidi Duckler Dance Theatre/Northwest; and Chair of Beaverton Arts Commission. She is currently the Executive Director for Tualatin Valley Creates; Washington County, Oregon's leading arts service provider.

Lea Sevey

Gold Beach – Board Member

Lea Sevey currently serves as the Director of Capacity and Programming at Oregon Coalition Against Domestic & Sexual Violence providing technical assistance, including on tribal and culturally specific programs, to executive directors and their boards. She provides support to programs with challenges such as grant reporting, building budgets, policy updates, and integrates trauma informed and best practices into the work. Prior to her position at OCADSV, she served as the Executive Director of Oasis Advocacy & Shelter of Gold Beach, Oregon and as a Court Advocate for Curry County District Attorney’s Office where she assisted victims of domestic violence and sexual assault through the court process. Lea holds a Master’s degree in Human Services and a Bachelor of Science degree in Administration of Justice.

Chris Watson

Warm Springs – Board Member

Chris Watson, WSCAT’s Executive Director, has worked at WSCAT since April 2013. As executive director, he leads WSCAT’s 10-person staff and works with the WSCAT board, Confederated Tribes of Warm Springs (CTWS) tribal government, and community partners to promote community development on the reservation. He is also responsible for strategic planning, fundraising, reporting, and ensuring proper financial management of the organization. Before coming to Warm Springs, Chris served as a senior analyst at the Administration for Native Americans (ANA) in Washington DC. Chris has also served as a consultant, researcher, and evaluator for various U.S. and international NGOs; as a grant proposal writer and project manager at a New Hampshire agricultural education center; as a US Army lieutenant, and as an ESL instructor. He has a bachelor’s degree in history and government from Claremont McKenna College and Master’s degree in sustainable development from the School for International Training in Brattleboro, VT. He has worked or studied in Nepal, South Korea, Germany, Guatemala, and Saudi Arabia. He lives in Bend, OR with his wife Hanako and his dog Dewey.

Janet Yousey

Corvallis – Board Member

Janet joined Shangri-La in 2013, bringing an extensive background in organizational strategy development and talent management. Before becoming CEO, Janet was a member of Shangri-La’s executive team, primarily focused on creating and implementing a full strategic management cycle, big-picture leadership development strategies, succession planning, and executive coaching. Additionally, Janet’s experiences as a business owner working as a trusted advisor for nonprofits, family owned and closely held businesses, and educational institutions, provides her with a well-rounded foundation for her role as CEO. Janet holds an MBA as well as art education and fine arts degrees.

Amory Zschach

Portland – Board Member

Amory Zschach, a descendent of the Cheyenne and Arapaho Tribes of Oklahoma, began work as NICWA’s Strategic Communications Manager in 2018. As a communications professional, her experience spans media relations, crisis communications, content strategy, and brand management for nonprofits. She’s served in organizations that combine her knowledge and experience to promote health equity and social justice. She has a degree in English with an emphasis in creative writing from the University of California, Irvine.