Rebecca Stavenjord

Chief of Staff

Rebecca is a lifelong resident of the Pacific Northwest.  She grew up in rural Alaska and has lived in Oregon for nearly two decades.  In 2000, she began work for Clackamas County, focusing on program and policy development in the areas of juvenile justice, youth development, and community mobilization.  She has worked for Multnomah County for eight years, specializing in education policy, public safety, and place-making.  While at Multnomah County, Rebecca has worked for the Commission on Children & Families, the Health Department, and most recently, the Office of Government Relations.  She has managed federal grants, teams of dynamic staff, and is committed to involving the voices of communities in program and policy decisions.
When not in the office, Rebecca plays ice hockey, enjoys hiking and traveling.  She lives in the Lents neighborhood of outer Southeast Portland with her husband, family and swarm of mason bees.

Nathan Clark

Director of Strategic Partnerships

Nathan grew up in Rockwood neighborhood in east Multnomah County. Nathan received his degree in Planning, Public Policy and Management from the University of Oregon. He works on a variety of topics, some of which include land use, transportation, and housing. In his free time, Nathan loves cooking, drinking wine and traveling with his wife Nyla. When not rock climbing, he enjoys reading books by John Steinbeck and teaching new tricks to his dog, Bellatrix.