Tristan Penn

Community Engagement & Equity Manager

Pronouns: he/him

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Tristan is originally from Central Kansas and went to college at KU in Lawrence, Kansas (Rock Chalk Jayhawk!). He moved to Portland in 2014 and he loves it so far! He has worked in nonprofit for the past 14 years with primarily Boys & Girls Clubs and is passionate about youth development, nonprofit community engagement, organizational best practices, as well as diversity, equity & inclusion.

Tristan earned a B.S. from the University of Kansas in Psychology - Child and Family Development with a Minor in Classical Greek Antiquity and is currently getting his Masters in Organizational Leadership and Psychology from Colorado State University.

In his free time, Tristan likes to sample the beers that Portland's breweries have to offer, go to shows, lift weights, watch KU basketball, socialize with friends, and spoil his niece and nephews.

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Amy Sample Ward

Chief Executive Officer

Andrea Post

Conference Director

Ash Shepherd

Chief Program Officer

Daniel Fellini

Web Development Manager

Drew Pizzolato

Senior Education Manager

Eileigh Doineau

Senior Development Manager

Erin Adams

Digital Marketing Manager

Jeremy Garcia

Program Manager

Karl Hedstrom

IT Director

Lauren Gall

Administrative Assistant

Leana Mayzlina

Senior Program Manager

Pattie Carlin

Finance & Operations Director

Sonya Min

Graphic Designer

Tristan Penn

Community Engagement & Equity Manager