Roxie McGovern

CHAP Advisory Board Member

Growing up surrounded by artists Roxie developed a passion for art making very early in life.  It wasn’t until she was working on her thesis at the Pacific Northwest College of Art that the healing power of art was realized in her. Her thesis explored her family’s survival of the Armenian Genocide.  Learning about what…

Jeannie Peterson

CHAP Advisory Board Member

Jeannie is a native Portlander who earned her BA in sociology from the University of Washington. While planning a career in social work, she got sidetracked by an offer to work in the field of human resources and accounting. That career lasted for 35 years! During that time she continued to support and advocate for…

Kathy Bayha

CHAP Advisory Board Member

Kathy is a native Oregonian. She graduated with a BA in interior design from Western Washington University. She worked as a decorator for 28 years and co-owned two small businesses with her husband Chris. She is now retired and fills her time doing stained glass mosaic, traveling, and sharing time with her kids and grandkids.…

Erika Plummer

CHAP Advisory Board Member

Erika Plummer is a founding Board Member and on-going enthusiastic supporter of all things CHAP. She lives in Happy Valley with her husband and 2 boys. She used to spend her time leasing shopping malls coast-to-coast and is now 100% focused on her photography.

Lauren Holden Kilbane

CHAP Advisory Board Member

Lauren is a consulting insight + innovation partner for brands, agencies and non-profit organizations. The singular sparkle, magic and fun that Founder Frank Extaniz created at the former CHAP Art Factory is what drew her family in, but the mission is why she has remained passionately involved since 2007.

Midori Karasawa

CHAP Advisory Board Member

Midori  is a Nike alum with 20+ years of product marketing and strategic planning experience. Today she offers her consulting services to start-up companies in the consumer goods industries providing market analysis/assessment, product positioning, merchandising, and short/long term growth strategy. Midori also spends her time fundraising for her daughter’s school. She hopes to utilize her…

Mary Morris

CHAP Advisory Board Member

Mary has 20+ years of experience with product merchandising, development, branding, marketing and sourcing for well-known retailers and manufacturers such as the Neiman Marcus Group, Vera Wang, Kenneth Cole, Target, HSN and Joy Mangano. From Portland, she continues to do consulting for omni-channel retailers and product manufacturing companies. She also owns a small business in…

Kim Sordyl

CHAP Advisory Board Member

Kim Sordyl first became involved with CHAP as a volunteer after her young sons saw CHAP staff in crazy splattered paint clothes and had to get involved. Kim, a former employment law attorney, assists CHAP in employment-related issues. She also volunteers on the board of Zimmerman Community Center (Isobel’s Clubhouse) and as an advocate in…

Karin Mohtadi

CHAP Advisory Board Member

Juan Fernandez

CHAP Advisory Board Member

Juan started his career as a graphic artist and photographer, working with Nike and Disney Imagineering, where he went on to work as an art director for two years. Rounding out a seven-year run at Disney, Juan joined Disney Feature Animation and worked on the movies “Lilo & Stitch” and “Brother Bear.” From there, Juan…