Staff

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IMG_20150623_102310Adam Lyons Executive Director                            adam[at]necoalition.org, 503.388.5070

Adam provides overall management to the organization, engages with Directors from the other six Neighborhood Coalitions, and facilitates relationships with community partners. Born and raised in NE Portland, Adam spent the last seven years managing shelters and subsidized apartment buildings for both men and families with children throughout Portland. Service work has always been his passion. He is also a basketball, running and general outdoors enthusiast.

IMG_20150623_102310Jessica Rojas Community and Environmental Engagement Manager        
Jessica[at]necoalition.org, 503.388.5030

Jessica is a 3rd generation Oregonian, raised in NE Portland. She provides technical assistance, advocacy support, and training for community and environmental groups in N/NE, including neighborhood associations. Prior to this position, she worked on the development of watershed restoration projects and best equity practices in granting. She also serves on the board for the NW Center for Alternatives to Pesticides.

FranFran AyaribilGrants and Fiscal Sponsorship Coordinator
fran[at]necoalition.org, 503.388.9188

Fran coordinates NECN’s Fiscal Sponsorship and Community Grants programs, providing technical support, trainings and financial oversight. She also works on special projects involving community initiatives. Her professional background spans the corporate, academic and non-profit sectors in Portland.

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Laura Becker
Planning and Operations Manager
laura[at]necoalition.org, 503.388.6088

Laura manages NECN’s operations, finances, and equipment and space rental. She also coordinates NECN’s Board and Community Committees, providing research and staff support. Contact her with any questions, and she will get you pointed in the right direction. Laura is a nonprofit operations and governance guru and is passionate about Portland’s unique neighborhoods and pedestrian advocacy. She serves as board secretary of Oregon Walks and is co-chair of PBOT’s Bureau Advisory Committee.