Oregon's oldest grassroots nonprofit organization dedicated to creating a sustainable future through local efforts to reduce, reuse and recycle.

Board of Directors and Staff

jungle_bay_zomzom_trail_south_brion_headshot Brion Hurley
Business Performance Improvement

“I joined RA to meet and get motivated by other like-minded people. I also want to help continue the long history of material reduction in the region. I’m excited to be involved in a new campaign that can reach so many Oregonians, that can also be the catalyst for even bigger efforts in the future!”

Rhett_Lawrence Rhett Lawrence
Vice President
Sierra Club

“From the early 2000s, when I worked at another environmental nonprofit, I knew of the great work RA was doing in Oregon. I had been immediately impressed that this scrappy little group – with only a single, VERY part-time staffer – was able to get so much done. So when I saw a call in a newsletter for new Board members, I decided to jump in. 13 years later, I’m still proud to be part of this organization that does so much with so little!”

Scott Rosin
Plastic Up-Cycling Coordinator
HollyHummel Holly Hummel
Denise Slattery
Resource Director

“RA has a long and successful history and I wanted to be part of a group that was experienced in effecting change. Plus, it’s “citizen based, grassroots” community appealed to me. Over the years the organization has evolved, but it’s always remained true to its values and dedicated to “engaging people in creating a sustainable future through local efforts to reduce, reuse and recycle.” Doing anything meaningful takes work, but I’m enjoying this experience and invite you to do the same!”

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