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



Brad Reed

Communication Director

Brad is a communications, 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


Shilpa Joshi

Coalition Director

Shilpa came to Renew Oregon after working with the Chesapeake Climate Action Network, where she helped build and mobilize a powerful grassroots movement in the region surrounding our nation’s capital. Shilpa utilizes her skills at Renew Oregon to bring Oregonians together in the fight against climate change -- with a particular emphasis in ensuring that vulnerable communities have a seat at the table to help determine solutions. She has a degree in International Studies and Global Environmental Politics from American University. Contact



Dina Le Roux

Digital Director

Dina moved to Oregon from France. She earned a 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


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


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



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 bring smiles on our faces and fuels our efforts like no one else could! Contact