Serving Oregon

Oregon Reading Association is active and deeply engaged in Oregon's educational landscape. The framework for volunteerism in our organization is our committees, councils, and programs, where our members work collaboratively to increase student engagement and success across the state of Oregon and internationally.

Teachers as Readers
Stephanie Higgins
Community Projects
Kristi Miller
Research and Studies
Carol Lauritzen
Children’s Literature
Shari Furtwangler
Families and Reading
Alexa Parker
Intellectual Freedom
Allen Evans
Legislative Action & Advocacy
Michelle Newsum
English Language Learners
Donna Mae Fiore
Professional Lending Library
Terri Hethorn
Dennis Hickey
ORAcle Editor
Rene Dernbach
Professional Development Director
Dennis Hickey
Higher Education Liaison
Mindy Larson
Exemplary Reading
Beth LaForce
Public Relations
Katherine Inman
Secondary Reading
Peter Thacker
Literacy Grants
Nanci Strickland
Patricia Gallagher Picture Book Award
Karen Antikajian
Technology Director
Elizabeth Rossmiller