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Tera Hurst

Executive Director

Before joining the Renew Oregon team, Tera Hurst served as Chief of Staff and Deputy Chief of Staff for Portland Mayor Charlie Hales. Tera also worked for the Oregon House Majority office, served as Chief of Staff to Oregon State Representative Jennifer Williamson, and managed successful elections for both Williamson and State Representative Jessica Vega Pederson. Prior to her public service, Tera spent six years in the private sector in sales and management for a Chevrolet Dealership in South Florida. She has a degree in social work from Portland State University. Contact

 

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Brad Reed

Communication Director

Brad is communication, media and digital strategist. He's worked to support multiple, ground-breaking clean energy policies such as Oregon's Clean Electricity and Coal Transition Act and Clean Fuels Standard. He previously worked on the winning campaign to regulate and legalize marijuana in Oregon. Prior to his career in political communications, Brad was an Emmy Award-winning television news producer. He worked in Portland, OR; Charleston, SC; and Boston, MA; over a 10 year career in news. Contact

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Shilpa Joshi

Coalition Director

Shilpa Joshi is the Coalition Director for Renew Oregon. For over two years, she has been organizing a broad swath of progressive organizations across the state to help shape the Clean Energy Jobs policy. Before joining Renew, Shilpa led and won a campaign to ban fracking in Maryland with the Chesapeake Climate Action Network. She also served as the co-chair for Power Shift 2013, a youth environmental justice conference which drew thousands of young people to Pittsburgh. She has helped organize state and national coalition spaces for environmental issues for over 5 years. She earned her Bachelors in International Environmental Policy from American University. Contact

 

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Dina Le Roux

Digital Director

Dina is a digital and marketing expert. She earned her master's degree at INSEEC Business School where she majored in strategic marketing and international business with one goal: to make a positive contribution to the world and our planet. After working in the private sector for 6 years as an entrepreneur and as a marketing specialist, she joined Renew Oregon early in its mission. Her digital expertise and her graphic design skills helped pass the Clean Fuels Standard and Clean Electricity and Coal Transition Act. Contact

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Sonny Mehta

Field Director

Sonny Mehta has worked on Democratic campaigns and progressive causes since 2014. Prior to joining Renew Oregon, Sonny served as Deputy Coordinated Campaign Director for the Democratic Party of Oregon, where he lead a field staff that knocked on over 200,000 doors across the state -- including 180,000 for a “Get Out the Vote” effort that resulted in increased Democratic turnout across the state. Sonny has a degree in Political Science from the University of Oregon. Contact

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Zach Klonoski

Finance Director

Zach has dedicated nearly his entire career to progressive politics, from first serving as an intern in Washington D.C. for US Representative Peter Defazio, to his current role at Renew Oregon. Previously, Zach served on Portland Mayor Charlie Hales’ team as a Policy Advisor on Climate and Sustainability. He has a degree in Political Science from the University of Oregon, and a law degree specializing in Energy, Environment and Natural Resources. Contact

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Cora

Happiness Manager

Cora is our latest recruit. She is 3 months old and yet, she holds a crucial role in our office. She comes regularly to help our team with daily tasks. She always brings smiles to our faces and fuels our efforts like no one else could! Contact