About Transition Projects

Board and Senior Staff

Board of Directors


Kate Lieber, J.D., Chair
Community Volunteer

Michael Reese, Vice Chair
Multnomah County Sheriff

John Osborn, Secretary/Treasurer
Providence Health Plan


Grace Chang, MBA
Umpqua Bank
James Hein
Tonkon Torp LLP
Tamara Kennedy-Hill
Kennedy-Hill Strategies, LLC.
Alex Lebow
Jami Resch
Portland Police Bureau
Julie Cusumano
Walsh Construction
Bruce Prunk
USAF (Ret.)
Andrew Schpak
Barran Liebman LLP
Sherry Swackhammer
Community Volunteer
Brian S. Terrett
Legacy Health

Dara Westling
Bishops Vancouver
Kirk Dobbins
Kaiser Foundation Health Plan / Hospitals
Kathleen Faulk
Cambia Health Solutions

Senior Staff

Pardis Barjesteh
Director of Finance
Lakesha Williams
Director of Human Resources
Tony Bernal
Senior Director of Public Policy & Funding
Stacy Borke
Senior Director of Programs
George Devendorf
Executive Director
Erin Fisher
Director of Support Services
Miro Paljevic                         
Director of Housing Services
Roma Peyser
Director of Development 
Shaynna Hobson
Director of Shelter Services
Matt Olguin
Director of Residential Services

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