Energetic, engaged Advisory Board members who enjoy working and playing together are essential to Playworks Pacific Northwest’s ability to provide physical activity and safe, meaningful play for children in the Pacific Northwest.


Meyer Freeman, Co-Chair

Chief Operating Officer
Oregon Sports Authority


Darlene Ireland, Co-Chair

Project Manager


Cliff Allen

Dean and Virgil Miller Professor
Portland State University School of Business


Katie Banks

Product Analyst
The Standard


Blake Bowman

Schwabe, Williamson & Wyatt


Anthony Piluso

Vice President, Commercial Banking
U.S. Bank


Haley Morrison

Tonkon Torp, LLP


Dr. Tia H. Ho

Community Health Strategist


Dr. Bertha Kao

MD, Providence Health & Services
Fellow of the American Academy of Pediatrics


Randall Lowell

Director of Strategic Finance


Hai Ninh

Independent Insurance Broker
Budget Insurance Enterprises, LLC


Troy O’Bryan

Bonfire Marketing


Berk Nelson

Senior Advisor
Portland, Oregon Mayor’s Office


Diane Penny

Executive Director
Oregon State University, Beaver Sports Properties


Shannon Davidson

Senior Advisor—Postsecondary Readiness, Youth Development, and Evaluation 
Education Northwest


Sara Kerr

Vice President, Education Policy Implementation
Results for America


Brian Zappitello

Emeritus Vice President Global Merchandising 


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