Heidi Bullock is an environmental program manager with the Port of Portland who is working with a team on cleaning up the Portland Harbor in a way that is protective of the health of Portlanders and the environment and affordable for the region. Heidi has worked in the environmental industry for over twenty years serving in a variety of technical and management roles. As a scientist she has experience with site investigations, feasibility studies, remedial design and operations, and laboratory analysis work. She also has experience managing both
projects and staff. Her project management experience includes project scoping, proposal and budget preparation, project/team coordination, and technical report preparation and review. Heidi also has executive management experience serving as the Portland Business Unit Manager for an environmental engineering consulting firm for three years before joining the Port of Portland. Heidi believes that everyone has the right to clean air and water and values her work in protecting and preserving those resources.
Heidi holds a B.S. in Applied Biology from Utah State University and an M.S. in Hydrology from the University of Idaho.
Colleen Johnson is Professor Emeritus of Economics at Eastern Oregon University where she has taught economics, public policy, and public administration for 30 years. She received her Ph.D. in Economics from Washington State University. Her research has centered on the effects of federal deficits on interest rates, the economics of the minimum wage, and the relationship between poverty, race, and socio-economic well-being. Colleen served 16 years on the La Grande City Council, 14 of those as Mayor of La Grande. As Mayor, she also served on the Oregon Mayors Association Board of Directors and on the League of Oregon Cities Board of Directors, and she currently serves on the Environmental Quality Commission. Colleen now calls Northwest Portland home.
Ted Labbe is a conservation biologist and Policy/Program Director at the Urban Greenspaces Institute. He is a Portland native with a twenty-year professional career that includes experience with nonprofit organizations, State and Tribal agencies, as well as private consulting. He has an M.S. from Colorado State University and has led a series of collaborative conservation efforts, which engage the public in policy-relevant field initiatives. Ted is founding volunteer and board member of Depave, a local nonprofit that creates community-connected greenspaces in pavement-plagued neighborhoods.
Robert Martineau is a Water Operations Mechanic at the Portland Water Bureau. He also serves as the President of AFSCME Local 189, where he chairs the Policy Committee. Rob attended all of the meetings of the Utility Oversight Blue Ribbon Commission, and brings knowledge and experience as a front-line operator of Portland’s drinking water system.
Micah Meskel has been in his current position as Conservation Field Coordinator with the Audubon Society of Portland since 2015. Micah was born and raised in Portland, leaving town briefly to attend the University of Oregon where he graduated with a degree in Economics.
Lee Moore is the former General Manager of Clackamas River Water. He is a Portland native who was born in Vanport – then Oregon’s second largest city. Lee has provided executive leadership on the boards of Home Forward, South Portland Neighborhood Association, Oregon Liquor Control Commission, and Oregon State Lottery Commission. He brings extensive hands-on experience in project management, leadership development, conflict resolution, negotiation and group process.
Daniel Peterson is a licensed Mechanical Engineer working for Portland General Electric in the area of power generation. He graduated from Purdue University with a BSME and has worked in the power industry for the last 10 years. He has volunteered with Engineers Without Borders supporting two different projects involving a solar powered water pumping station as well as culvert design and construction in Central America.
Dory Robinson is a leader among Environmental professionals, and dedicated to advancing the needs for people of color in her work toward Environmental Justice. It is with pleasure and a sense of duty that she joins PUB. Since 2016, Dory has worked in the Water Quality program at the Oregon Department of Environmental Quality (DEQ). As the Northwest Region Water Quality Permit Coordinator, she works on the Underground Injection Control (UIC) and 401 programs as well as the wastewater permitting. Dory has expertise in project management, compliance and problem solving which she gained in her roles at DEQ and internationally with PLANET HK International, where she worked as medical product registrar and FDA regulator in Shanghai, China. She received her Bachelor’s degree in Philosophy from Loyola Marymount University in California. Honors and awards for her work include: presenting at philosophy consortiums at University of Memphis and conferences with Rutgers & Princeton University. Dory is a member of Project Management Institute (PMI), International Professional Women’s Society Asia (IPWS). She is a local member of the International Association for Public Participation – Cascade Chapter (IAP2) and Portland’s Environmental Professionals of Color (EPOC) network. Dory is passionate about constructing, maintaining and sharing environmental justice. She advocates for equity and diversity through education, discussion and activities that promote resiliency, healing and empowerment for all vulnerable communities.
Scott Robinson is the Deputy CFO at Metro with prior experience with Portland Public Schools and with regulated utilities from his work with PacifiCorp.
Allan Warman is a Business Customer Manager at Portland General Electric, and has a Master’s in Applied Economics from PSU. He has worked mostly in the private sector since 1980, including a long tenure with The Boeing Co. as an Energy and Conservation Manager. Allan has served on numerous non-profit boards. Currently, he is on the board of Oregon Mentors/Institute for Youth Success and the President of the Rocky Butte Homeowners Association and a member of the Portland Business Alliance.
Mike Weedall retired from Bonneville Power Administration as Vice President of Energy Efficiency and has experience with several oversight committees and boards.
Ana Brophy is a construction manager with the Bureau of Environmental Services where she manages Capital Improvements projects. She has 30 years of private and municipal experience with site development, sewer construction, stormwater, horizontal and vertical construction, budget development, Erosion and Sediment Control, and City of Portland Standard Specifications. Ana volunteers with Women in the Trades, serves in the BES Standards and Practices, is a mentor in the City Mentoring Program, hosts high school summer Interns, and is the BES Native American Heritage Coordinator. She advances and promotes City Equity Goals and Strategies by serving in the BES Equity and Diversity committee and integrating equity and inclusion in her work and partnerships.
Van Le is a Principal Management Analyst and administers PWB’s capital project management system. She designed and manages PWB’s annual report on capital projects, aka “the CIPAR.” As a certified PMP, Van manages processes to further strengthen capital project delivery in PWB. She has an M.Ed in Educational Technology from the Harvard Graduate School of Education. Her brainchild, OregonHelps.org, has been replicated in six states and has won multiple national and international honors including UNDP’s Compendium of Innovative e-Government Practices. In the past, she conducted external evaluations for Open Society Institute, Rockefeller Foundation and the German Marshall Fund. Van has served on the boards for Oregon Peace Institute and Oregon Mediation Association and volunteered with ORTOP, Girl Scouts and USA Climbing.
Vera Zaharova is an Accountant III with the Bureau of Environmental Services and has experience in Accounting and Finance for 13 years. She manages Procurement Card Program for BES, processes Accounts Receivable and reconciling permit projects costs with permit deposits. Vera volunteers with Slavic Empowerment Team, BES Committee for Equity and Diversity, PEER volunteer, and Grace in Action recovery center.