As the Director of Teen Programs, Elizabeth provides the vision, direction, and management of all aspects of school-based programs serving middle and high school students and the Youth Advisory Committee (YAC). Elizabeth brings her passion and life goal to help remove barriers impacting students and to ensure students are better positioned to achieve their life goals.
Elizabeth serves on the City of Portland’s Bureau Advisory Committee for the Office of Equity & Human Rights.
In her spare time, Elizabeth likes to stay active. She enjoys kayaking, standup paddle boarding, weightlifting, and is currently training for Reach the Beach, a 100-mile cycle. She also enjoys traveling and eating lots of delicious foods.
Prior to Camp Fire Columbia, Elizabeth was the Multicultural Center Assistant Director for Portland Community College – Cascade Campus. She has 10 years of experience working on diversity, equity, and inclusion efforts, of which, 5 years have been in higher education.
Elizabeth is a current graduate student in the Student Affairs Administration program at Lewis & Clark College and holds an undergraduate degree in international business from Linfield College.