Staff

The CPAH Team
Rachael Duke

Stable homes are the foundation of good lives, resilient families and strong communities – what better work is there to do?

Fun fact – I love to play music.

Rachael Duke
Executive Director
Jilian Saurage Felton

I believe housing is a human right. Affordable housing is the protection of this human right.

Fun fact – I started buying my own Lego sets when I started buying them for my kids because Legos are fun!

Jilian Saurage Felton
Housing Director
David Bunnell

Housing is a basic human right and a building block to improving other human rights.

Fun fact – I worked in the finance department of the Oakland A’s during the time depicted in Moneyball.

David Bunnell
DIRECTOR OF FINANCE AND ADMINISTRATION
Silvia Rivera

I am passionate about helping those in need.

Fun fact – I love to draw, and I admire all sorts of art.

Silvia Rivera
Fiscal Manager
Liz Hearn

Having a home is fundamental, something everyone has a right to. Keeping people housed, resourced and secure is why I do this work.

Fun fact – I did the Peace Corps in Uganda.

Liz Hearn
Resident Services Manager
Safia Elogbi

Community building and advocating for marginalized communities is what it’s all about!

Fun fact – I write poetry/prose and compose songs in my spare time.

Safia Elogbi
Resident Services Coordinator
Melissa Stark

Safe and secure housing is a human right that we all deserve. A safe place to live is the foundation to ensuring that all other needs are met.

Fun fact – I love being creative and making messes with arts and crafts!

Melissa Stark
Resident Services Coordinator
Renee Sheets Johnson

I am passionate about community building and preventing social isolation – making sure our residents Thrive in Place!

Fun fact – I belong to a Hacky Sack Club called FLOP – Footbag Lovers of Portland!

Renee Sheets Johnson
Resident Services Coordinator
Mya Rollins

Accessible, secure, resourced housing is key to the stability and resiliency of families and youth.

Fun fact – I lived in North Africas when I was young and I would love to live overseas again someday!

Mya Rollins
Youth Services Coordinator
Roseanna Ruiz

I do this work to enhance human well-being and help meet the basic and complex needs of all people.

Fun fact – I spent one month backpacking through Spain.

Roseanna Ruiz
Housing Navigator and Case Manager
Helen Buckingham

Quality, affordable housing is a keystone toward building healthy, thriving communities. Everyone deserves a place to call home.

Fun fact – Writing and hiking are my passions!

Helen Buckingham
Housing Navigator and Case Manager
Rachel Loftin

I love that our housing will help make someone’s life better, and maybe even a bit easier.

Fun fact – I rode a cow on a dare. Two surgeries later, that was the most expensive life lesson I’ve had.

Rachel Loftin
Housing Developer
Geoffrey Taylor

Housing is a human right and a matter of national security.  It is a privilege to advance community, security and peace.

Fun fact – I first studied music performance at Berklee College of Music.

Geoffrey Taylor
Associate Housing Developer
Natalie Thornton

Safe and healthy housing is a human right, and key to achieving economic and racial justice.

Fun fact – I love to spend time hiking, snowshoeing, and skiing in our state’s forests.

Natalie Thornton
Asset Manager
Amanda Rain

Housing is a basic human need and everyone deserves a place to call home.

Fun fact – I once went skydiving to cure my fear of heights.

Amanda Rain
Communications Manager