Board of Directors

Brian Stewart, Board Chair

1st V.P./Community Development Manager, JP Morgan Chase & Company

Brian Stewart is Vice President and Community Relations Officer for JPMorgan Chase & Co., overseeing grant making responsibilities for Oregon, SW Washington and Idaho.  His career spans over twenty-five years in the banking industry with a majority of that time spent in the community development field. Brian has served in a variety of capacities for local nonprofit organizations, many of whom are close partners with Neighborhood Partnerships.

Claire Hall, Treasurer

Commissioner, Lincoln County Commission

Claire Hall of Newport is in her third term as a Lincoln County Commissioner and has served on the NP board since 2009. Prior to her election as a commissioner in 2004, she spent 25 years as a newspaper and radio reporter. She earned her B.A. in communications from Pacific University and her M.S. in journalism from Northwestern University. She has made housing and homelessness one of her policy focus areas and has been active in the Housing Alliance. She was co-chair of Oregon's Ending Homelessness Advisory Council.

Elena Fracchia, MPA, Secretary

Wealth Advisor, Columbia Bank

Elena Fracchia is the Wealth Advisor with Columbia Bank. Prior to joining Columbia Bank, Elena was the Community Relations Officer with Pacific Continental Bank.  Before that, she was the Director of Income and Investments at United Way of Lane County where she first became connected to Neighborhood Partnerships. She continues to be invested in the success of the IDA Initiative and asset building efforts. In addition, Elena serves as an Adjunct Instructor for Fundraising in the University of Oregon Planning, Public Policy and Management Department. Elena has been working with nonprofit organizations for over a decade and has a passion finding ways to engage the community to create positive change.

Sybil Hebb, Legislative Advocate
Oregon Law Center

Stephanie Jennings, Grants Manager
City of Eugene, Community Development Division

Roberto Jiménez, Principal
Multicultural Collaborative

Martha Lyon, Executive Director
Community Services Consortium

Neisha Saxena, JD, Senior Housing Law and Policy Analyst
Multnomah County DCHS, Youth and Family Services Division

Jaclyn Eaton, Program Design Manager
Home Forward

Joel Madsen, Executive Director
Mid-Columbia Housing Authority & Columbia Cascade Housing Corp.

Robert Le, Attorney
Robert Le Attorney, PC

Albert Passadore, Relationship Manager
The Commerce Bank of Oregon

Cara Thompson, SVP, Chief Compliance Officer
Columbia Bank