Charlie Swindells is an attorney specializing in land conservation and development, and was Staff Attorney with 1000 Friends of Oregon. Charlie devotes most of his free time to managing small woodlands in Yamhill County, Oregon and helping make our state a Pacific Wonderland for future generations. Charlie was the guide who helped bring CHAP to life; he has been involved in every aspect of creating a nonprofit from concept to reality. His love and concern for children is a direct result of his family and their commitment to making Portland a better place to live.