Nirel Wardwell Jackson, Chair (she/her/hers)
Nirel has served as a facilitator for consensus building for multiple communities and entities. She has worked as director of 3/4 house with a focus on women in transition and other marginalized persons. During the Colville/Washington State/US negotiations, she learned the consensus building process they now practice regularly. She has chaired many meetings over the years - including up to 60 participants in 2018 for an international non-profit. Over the years she has worked in media, including broadcast, print and production. Her current projects include multiple websites in development and a children's book. One of her goals is to teach the consensus building process to children and youth at risk.
David Komeiji, Vice-Chair (he/him/his)
David Komeiji was born and raised in Honolulu Hawaii, and received Physical Therapy Degree from Emory University, with a Master’s in Medical Sciences with a focus on Maternal/Child Health (specialty in premature babies affected by alcohol and substances and adolescent youth with dual diagnoses of developmental disabilities and behavioral regulation difficulties). He’s worked at Emory University Hospital, OHSU, Portland Public Schools, Columbia Regional Programs serving Multnomah, Clackamas, Hood River and North Wasco areas, and the Estacada School District developing and providing physical therapy protocols and services. He served on Oregon's ACA Taskforce, as well as a volunteer policy advisor with the OHA for two years. David is actively involved with the Village Coalition and the Japanese Healing Garden at Oregon State Penitentiary, teaching Ikebana (Japanese flower arrangement and ancient hula) at OSP. He continues to support the adults in custody during the pandemic.
Ana Brophy (she/her/hers)
Ana Brophy is a Capital Project Manager II with 35 years of private and municipal experience in project management and construction. Ana served in the PUB for three years, is a USAF veteran, former Union Stewart, serves in the DEEP Executive Committee and Women’s Empowerment Steering Committee. She is interested in performance management, public safety, equity, and building community.
Cameron Wolf (he/him/his)
Cameron Maxwell Wolf has worked with at-risk communities in Portland, Oregon, primarily focused around mental health and support for indigenous communities. He is interested in providing insight from how disparate groups all interact with law enforcement, and ways to improve interactions with the public.
Debra Kidney (she/her/hers)
Debra is a lifelong Portland resident. She was a dispatcher at BOEC (Bureau of Emergency Communication) where she became active in their union. She then worked for her union, AFSCME, finishing her career as a trainer and educator. She is involved in social justice movements with a special interest in racial equity work.
Don Levine (he/him/his)
Don Levine was raised and educated in Northeast Portland. His primary interests and work history are in Emergency Medicine, Education and Public Health. His work history includes working as an EMS provider and 15 years training EMS volunteer groups in SE Alaska bush communities, developing and conducting medical and crisis intervention programs for groups in the public and private sectors, 10 years teaching in Portland, and work at the local and state levels in education, civic government and community health. His focus is in building capacity within communities by using communication and networking among stakeholders instead of relying on outside resources to resolve identified needs and concerns.
Doug Blauer (he/him/his)
Harrison Osbourn (he/him/his)
Harrison Osbourn has over 15 years’ experience in Strategic Planning and Corporate Strategy. Most recently, he was the Director of Strategic Planning at Tillamook County Creamery Association where he spearheaded the creation of a five-year Strategic Plan. Prior to Tillamook, Harrison worked as a consultant for Bain and Company in Chicago advising Fortune 500 companies on critical business issues. Harrison served as an Intelligence Officer in the U.S. Navy prior to his business career, completing two combat deployments.
Karin Branch (she/her/hers)
Karin Branch is currently employed as a Patient Relations Representative for Providence Medical Group. She was born and raised in Eugene, OR before moving to Portland to attend high school. Karin graduated from Portland State University with a Bachelor of Science in Economics. She has plans to pursue a Master’s in Public Health and continue her career in the medical field.
Maggie Vining (she/her/hers)
Maggie is an attorney at Davis Wright Tremaine. In addition to serving her clients, she serves on various Oregon State Bar section committees, her office diversity and inclusion committee and as a legal observer with the National Lawyers Guild. Before becoming a lawyer, Maggie worked with adjudicated youth in Florida and Texas, and taught middle school math in North Carolina. She hopes to bring to the committee a perspective shaped by her legal career, her experiences as a woman of color and her experiences as a legal observer at the Portland protests.
Anamaría Pérez (she/her)
Anamaría was born and raised in California's Central Valley, spent 10 years living in the Bay Area, and moved to Portland 3 years ago. She holds a Bachelor of Science in Meteorology and a Master of Science in Environmental Management. She has always had a passion for helping others and community, and has committed to a career in public service. After working at several public agencies in the Bay Area, she now works at the Portland Bureau of Transportation as a Vision Zero Data Analyst since 2018. Anamaría leads her life with integrity as one of her core values, and is an advocate for social, transportation, environmental, and mobility justice. She is also a proud daughter of working-class Mexican immigrants. She likes to knit, crochet, and cook in her spare time.
Vadim Mozyrsky (he/him/his)
Vadim Mozyrsky was born in Kiev, Ukraine. He graduated with a Bachelor of Arts degree from the University of Texas and a juris doctorate degree from the University of Texas, School of Law. After law school, he clerked for judges in state, federal, and international courts. He practiced in litigation and mediation before his current employment with the U.S. government as an administrative law judge. Mr. Mozyrsky is active in the Portland community. He is the director of hospitality for the Portland Film Festival and an advocate for immigrant and disability rights. In his free time, Mr. Mozyrsky likes to travel and hike the beautiful Pacific Northwest.