Community Asset Planner
Ashton's focus is on improving the community's quality of life in various areas. He is dedicated to seeing that the members of the community see positive growth without displacing them.
Performing Arts Coordinator
Bretto mentors young adults while they develop their music skills and express themselves creatively.
Jenny is our founding Executive Director and works with residents, staff, board members, volunteers and partners to make positive, long-term and lasting change in the Rosewood community.
Fabiola welcomes community members into the Rosewood community center. She helps them sign in, and navigates them to resources onsite and around the Portland Metro area.
Jossie de la Garza
Director of Communications & Engagment
Strives to guide community members to be leaders and make the changes they want to see in Rosewood. Jossie also does all the graphics.
Director of Transportation Equity
Kem advocates for increase of transportation options in Rosewood, including safer streets for walking, biking, & driving. He ensures community voices are heard by decision makers
Maddie helps manage volunteers and coordinates programs and outreach for RIHO. She also provides oversight for RIHO activities and events occurring at the Rosewood community space.
Marissa supports staff in their day to day roles as well as their larger program roles. Making connections between staff, community, and larger initiatives in the area.
Director of Equity & Education
Matt is motivated by gathering resources and increasing opportunities for diverse students, families and community members. He believes that equity begins by recognizing the dignity that every human being deserves.
Homeownership Opportunities Coordinator
Merrill's role is to connect Rosewood community members to homeownership and financial stability resources through building partnerships with other organizations.
Director of Operations
Yoana is a certified community health worker. She handles space rental for events that will be long-term benefits to our community or for private celebrations.
Board of Directors
Derric joined our Board in 2015. He is the owner of a new design and clothing company called 5 Star Goods, a company focused on providing jobs and mentoring for youth. Serving on the board to help the community continue to progress.
Gina joined our Board as Secretary in 2016. She is an Executive Assistant at Business Oregon and homeowner in the Rosewood neighborhood.
Ian joined our Board in 2016. He is a senior research associate and Oregon state community development field manager at The Federal Reserve Bank of San Francisco.
Jorrel joined our Board in 2017. He is an entrepreneur in the cannabis industry, works at Otto’s Ski Rental in Sandy, OR and is a former resident of the Rosewood neighborhood. He is very passionate about nature and volunteering.
Kelly joined our Board in 2012 and has served as Treasurer since March 2014. She is the Office Manager for Freedom Foursquare Church, next to the Rosewood Community Center.