Athletics makes me feel: Motivated
Bio: Tony was raised in Pennsylvania, where he got involved in running by tagging along on the last few minutes of his dad’s morning jogs. • He’s mostly traded running for cycling, which is a bit kinder on the knees. • Tony is a hopelessly dedicated fan of Philadelphia sports.
-There will be chaos–keep pedaling. -unknown
Committee Participation: Communications
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Athletics makes me feel:
Committee Participation: Grants
Committee Participation: Scholarships
Athletics makes me feel: Connected
Bio: Jamie is left handed, but plays golf right handed and is still waiting for his first hole in one! He was a member of the 1998 State Championship golf team at Jesuit High School
“The most important shot in golf is the next one” – Ben Hogan
Athletics makes me feel: Like I can accomplish anything physically, mentally, emotionally and intelligently.
Bio: Billy became involved in the Foundation with an assist from his main teammate – his wife Kali. She was asked to participate on the board but recommended him due to her exceptionally full calendar. • His proudest athletic achievement is being named captain of my HS and College basketball teams. • Sports teaches him a lot about how to navigate life in general.
Committee Participation: Scholarship
Committee Participation: Governance
Athletics makes me feel: Passionate
Bio: Trina is a proud mother of a 10 and 13 year old full time. • She has a passion for yoga practice and has been trying to master a four-minute headstand for 15 years! • A 90 year old woman on the cover of Trina’s favorite yoga book inspires her to practice daily and to never stop.
Athletics makes me feel: Inspired
Bio: Lisa can be characterized in three words: focused, adaptable, and exuberant. • She loves to travel and wanders globally, having been to 38 countries and still counting! • Lisa can be found outdoors hiking, biking, running, climbing, diving, skiing, or surfing! •
Athletics makes me feel: Energized
Bio: Julie enjoys synchronized swimming and her proudest athletic achievement was through the MAC team that won multiple National Championships, along with a 2nd place at World Championships. • A fun fact about Julie is that she played first oboe in the Salem Jr. Symphony. • Julie’s part of the MAF team when she was assigned as a MAC board liaison • She serves as a Director Emeritus.
Committee Participation: Community Engagement
Athletics makes me feel: Intense
Bio: George co-founded the Foundation with John Herman in 1989. • He’s been inducted to Portland Interscholastic League’s Hall of Fame. • George’s favorite players to watch were MBL player, Mickey Mantle and NFL Quarterback, Johnny Unitas • He serves as a Director Emeritus.
Athletic make me feel: Connected
Bio: Nova’s world revolves around baseball. • The ballpark is her place of dreaming, reflecting, and where she always feels more herself than anywhere else in the world. • Her proudest athletic achievement was receiving the Little League Volunteer of the Year Award (North Portland Little League). •
Committee Participation: Communications
Bio: Rosana grew up in Guadalajara, Jalisco, Mexico. • She loves to travel and learn about various cultures. • She’s proud to have learned how to ski at a later age, while being able to tackle blue and black diamond trails. • Sport allows Rosanna to connect with nature.
Bio: Keith is inspired by the strength of his hero, Abraham Lincoln. • In 1985, he scored two goals to beat undefeated Notre Dame 2-0. • Fun Fact: Keith is a jock but participated in his High-School musical senior year! Committee: Community Engagement
Committee Participation: Community Involvement
Bio: Vishnu’s hometown is Salem, Oregon. • While growing up, tennis was his favorite sport to play and watch. • During Vishnu’s spare time, he loves to stay active outdoors and take on hiking trails.
Athletics makes me feel: In Sync
Bio: Mark Holman grew up in Ojai, California. • His character can be defined in three traits: dedicated, compassionate, and competitive. • Sport teaches Mark that attaining a personal best makes society better. •
Athletics makes me feel: Fearless
Bio: Luanna is inspired by athletes pushing themselves to excel. • She enjoys playing many sports through the years, especially tennis. • She also loves exploring new places, people and cultures. • Art plays an important part in her life and you can find Luanna painting in watercolor or acrylics. •
Committee Involvement: Communications
Athletics makes me feel: Self-Competitive
Bio: Scott enjoys playing outdoors in the garden with his two-year-old daughter, Avery. • His father is his hero, following his footsteps as best possible: including playing college basketball and becoming a dentist.
Committee Participation: Grants & Community Engagement
Athletics makes me feel: Collaborative
Bio: Randy has a passion for staying active and volunteering within his Portland community. • Though Randy loves traveling, he also enjoys exploring restaurants and coffee shops in his cultured, hometown. • Sport teaches Randy to collaborate, to work hard, to persevere, and to challenge himself.
Athletic makes me want: To Dream
Bio: Ken’s passion for basketball was sparked at a young age when his father put a double hoop in the driveway. • His greatest athletic achievement was bringing to life the Denver Broncos’ identity and uniforms. • Sport teaches Ken how to have a dream and how to work to make it happen.
Athletics makes me feel: Powerful
Bio: Matt is a local, Portland native. • He was inspired to play basketball after the Trail Blazers won the NBA Championship in 1977. • His greatest athletic achievement was claiming the crown at the U.S. National Championship for Squash Men’s 5.0 in Hartford, CT •
Committee Participation: Finance/Audit
Athletics make me feel: Confident
Bio: Susan grew up in the water, swimming with her neighborhood swim squad. • She can be seen fueling her body with tacos or anything involving avocados! • Did you know that Susan was a part of a curling league in Portland? • And she learned how to surf this year! •
Committees: Community Engagement, Finance/Audit, Governance, Grants and Spin-a-thon
Athletics makes me feel: Playful
Bio: Pam first started skiing at the age of 6. While Pam’s mom worked at a ski resort, she and her brother would take advantage of free ski passes. • She has completed in 20 Hood to Coast’s and 15 Cycle Oregon’s • In her spare time she loves to watch sports or participate in even more sports. •
Committee Participation: Finance/Audit, Governance and Spin-a-thon
Athletics makes me feel: Invigorating
Bio: Roger is a Colorado Springs native and began playing catch with his dad at the age of 5. • His baseball passion progressed through little league, high school, and intramural in college. • Roger’s greatest athletic achievement was putting together a fast pitch softball intramural team at University of Colorado that won the all school championship! •
Committee Participation: Communications, Scholarship and Scholarship Celebration Event
Athletics makes me feel: Positive
Bio: Kim loved to climb trees during her childhood, alongside her brother and cousin around the woods. • Cycling around Europe is one of Kim’s greatest athletic accomplishment. • Particularly, cycling to summits of huge climbs, such as Mt. Ventoux in France •
Committee Participation: Grants and Governance