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About Elders in Action

Elder in Action Staff and Volunteers

Elders in Action is powered by the experience of more than 150 volunteers and eight staff members, who work to solve problems, tackle important issues and help businesses and communities better serve the older customer. We believe the quality of life should never depend on age and welcome the talent and wisdom that older adults share to make communities in Clackamas, Multnomah and Washington Counties more livable for all.

Mission Statement: To assure a vibrant community through the active involvement of older adults.

Year Established: 1968 as a Portland/Multnomah County agency, 1997 as a private non-profit agency

Funding and support: Elders in Action relies on volunteer support and donations from individuals, corporations, as well as grants and fees for services. Elders in Action has contracts with Multnomah County and the City of Portland to help improve the quality of life of older adults in the community. Elders in Action has established an Endowment Fund to help ensure our future.

We appreciate major funding support in 2013-2014 from the following:

Autzen Foundation
Fred Meyer
City of Hillsboro
Hoover Family Foundation
OCF Joseph E. Weston Public Foundation
Oregon Dept. of Justice
The Oregonian
Portland General Electric
Ride Connection
Schnitzer Care Foundation
Spirit Mountain Community Fund
Stimson Miller Foundation
Willamette Pedestrian Coalition

Annual Budget for 2011-2012: $536,500

Elders in Action Financial Statements - June 2012
Elders in Action Form 990 - June 2012

Region served: Multnomah, Clackamas and Washington County Counties

Click here to view a brief video about the unique programs of Elders in Action.

How to contact our Staff

Board of Directors

Cheryll Brounstein Vice Chair
Retired Educator and Gerontologist

Stephanie Carter
Attorney
Draneas & Huglin, PC

Josh Caldwell
Manager Systems Administration
The Standard

Steven Clark President
Manager of Producer Services
The Standard

Tom Daniels
Financial Consultant
Oswego Crest Financial Group

Terry Davis
Manager
Portland General Electric

Lynne deVries
Retired, Personal Life Coach
& Corporate Training Manager

Will Fuller
Retired Business Systems Project Manager
Multiport Services

Robert Gassner Treasurer
Manager of Client Programs
Wellpartner

Grace Ishida Secretary
Medicare Sales and Marketing
Kaiser Permanente

Kristen McCall
Attorney
Pickett Dummigan LLP

Stephanie Montgomery
President
EJ&S Associates

John Watson
Retired, Realtor/Banker

Leslie Foren
Executive Director
(503) 595-7532
leslie @ eldersinaction . org
Barbara Bernstein
Deputy Director
(503) 595-7536
barbara @ eldersinaction . org
Mark Noonan
Community Engagement Manager
(503) 595-7533
mark @ eldersinaction . org
Joan Corella, Age Friendly
Program Manager
(503) 595-7590
joan @ eldersinaction . org
JoAnn Herrigel
Civic Involvement Coordinator
(503) 595-7530
joann @ eldersinaction . org
Lois Lloyd
Information & Data Coordinator
(503) 595-7539
lois @ eldersinaction . org
Jill Morgan
Information & Clerical Assistance
(503) 595-7534
jill @ eldersinaction . org
Briana Winterborn
Program Specialist
(503) 595-7535
briana @ eldersinaction . org

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