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
Committee Participation: Grants
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: Governance and 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.
Committee Participation: Scholarship
Athletics makes me feel: Strong
Bio: Mike is from Hopkins, Minnesota, so it comes as no surprise that he loved to play hockey! • He played in hockey leagues all through youth till High School. • During his spare time, you can find Mike with his two kids, Laney and Jack, keeping active in sports, board games, or cooking!
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
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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.
Athletics makes me feel: Alive
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 & Youth Grant Initiative
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.
Committee Participation: Community Engagement
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. •
Committee Participation: Finance/Audit & Governance
Athletics makes me feel: Comarderie
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: Dedication
Bio: Marci is described in three traits are: direct, loyal, and generous. • Her favorite meal to indulge in is a tuna fish sandwich. • Marci’s greatest athletic achievement was climbing Mount Kilimanjaro, the tallest freestanding mountain on earth! •
Committee Participation: Scholarship & Governance
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 and Governance
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! •
Committee Participation: Finance/Audit and Youth Grant Initiative
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: Communications and Community Engagement
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 intramurals 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! •
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 •