Board of Directors

Mike Schrader

Mike Schrader
President
Member Since 2010

Mike is an attorney at Orrick specializing in public finance. He regularly works with state agencies, counties, cities and tribal governments in structuring and negotiating bond issues to finance public projects. Mike also represents banks and underwriters with the purchase and sale of bonds. Mike serves as a board member of Bridge Meadows, an organization that builds intentional intergenerational living communities to bring youth formerly in foster care, their adoptive families and elderly together.

Robert Walker, Jr.

Robert Walker, Jr.
Vice President
Member Since 2005

Robert is the technology manager at the Bureau of Development Services for the City of Portland, and is also a former client of PHC. His years at the city, preceded by 20 years at Nike, have informed his vision of the home buying process from both the private and public sector perspective. He is a strong advocate of home ownership and the belief that homeowners make a neighborhood a better place for families and kids.  When he is not working he is an avid outdoors person, and now that he is an “empty nester” he has more time for doing the things that he enjoys.

Debra Neal

Debra Neal
Secretary
Member Since 2017

Debra Neal joined Portland Housing Center’s Board in 2017. Debra has over 16 years of experience in the Real Estate industry as a Realtor. She is especially dedicated to helping and encouraging first time homebuyers and has been serving on Portland Housing Center’s African American and Realtor Advisory Committees prior to joining the Board. Debra works for Realty Trust Group.

Tanja Lux

Tanja Lux
Treasurer
Member Since 2018

Tanja is the chief financial officer at Human Solutions, a social service agency for families and an affordable housing developer. Prior to Human Solutions, she led the financial and operational activities for All Hands Raised, an organization that supports local school districts with resources. Tanja started her career as an elementary and middle school math teacher and has a master’s in education from Boston College. Tanja and her two kids have a home in NE Portland.

Camille E. Trummer

Camille E. Trummer
Member Since 2016

Camille is an interdisciplinary social impact consultant working at the intersections of community engagement, strategic communications, and movement building. She uses her expertise as a trained strategic communications practitioner to mobilize communities and forward-thinking organizations to build trust and co-create sustainable, justice-driven change. Camille is a 4th generation Portlander and cares deeply about housing and homeownership, community economic development, urban planning, and design. Camille recently renovated and lives in her great-grandmother’s 1942 farmhouse in North Portland with her partner and their two young children.

Cobi Lewis

Cobi Lewis
Member Since 2018

Cobi is vice president and director of corporate CRA and community development for Umpqua Bank. She is responsible for the company’s strategy, goals and activities related to the Community Reinvestment Act (CRA). Cobi served in a similar capacity at Wells Fargo Bank. Before entering the banking industry, Cobi worked at One Economy, a Washington, D.C.-based global nonprofit agency dedicated to online technology and content to educate millions of people around the world. With her work at One Economy and commitment to STEM education, Lewis served for many years as a STEM consultant for NASA. Cobi is active in the community and has sat on many boards across Oregon. She was first introduced to the Portland Housing Center as a customer buying her first home. Cobi attended the University of Oregon and is a proud Duck supporter. She is an avid reader and proud mother of three.

Jeff Pratuch

Jeff Pratuch
Member Since 2018

Jeff Pratuch has been in the Financial Services field focused on Residential Mortgages for over 25 years. His current position is that of Regional Production Manager at US Bank where he has been for the last 4 years. Prior to that, he was with Washington Mutual and Chase Bank for 20 years. Jeff prides himself in mentoring leaders and making people around him better at what they do while being a trustworthy friend and coworker at the same time.  Jeff graduated from California State University, Sacramento in 1984 where he earned a BS Degree in Business Administration – Finance, Management and Marketing. Jeff lives in Washougal Washington where he and his wife and best-friend, Shannon, are active in the community. They love to spend time with their German Short Hair Pointer, Gabi, hiking, biking and just walking. Jeff’s hobbies are Fly Fishing and Golf.

Alma Flores

Alma Flores
Member Since 2020

Alma Flores is a seasoned housing, community, and economic development professional focused on leveling the playing field for marginalized communities.  She has been a public servant for over 21 years in economic policy development, downtown revitalization, commercial corridor development strategies, economic and housing strategic planning development, and land use policies in cities in MA and OR.  She currently serves as the Director of Housing Development for REACH CDC, a local bi-state affordable housing developer.  Alma is a staunch advocate for diversity, equity, and inclusion and grassroots community engagement that help improve and inform policy development.  Alma firmly believes that strategies must be tailored to reflect the intentions and needs of a community—No cookie cutter approaches! Alma is a graduate of MITs Masters in City Planning with a focus on Housing, Community, and Economic Development.  Alma holds her BA from UCLA where she studies immigration history and the Chicano/a movements.  Alma is married to her high school sweetheart and is mother of two.

Jenifer Wagley

Jenifer Wagley
Member Since 2021

Jenifer is the Executive Director of Our Children Oregon. Jenifer has 15 years of experience in community development/affordable housing, grass-roots power building, and organizational leadership. Previously she served as the Deputy Director of Avenue Community Development Corporation in Houston, TX. During her tenure, she developed a nationally recognized model for place-based, community-led transformation. In 2017, she and partners received the American Planning Association’s National Planning Excellence Award for Advancing Diversity & Social Change. Subsequently, Avenue was selected for the National BUILD Health Challenge. In 2018, she was awarded the prestigious Rubinger Fellowship by the Local Initiative Support Corporation, which led her to Oregon.

Greg Young

Greg Young
Member since 2022

Greg is a Lending Program manager for Umpqua Bank. In this role, Greg specializes in the development and execution of lending programs designed to help the bank serve underserved/under-resourced communities.  It was the realization that homeownership is a tool for creating family wealth that catalyzed Greg’s involvement in community development throughout his career. His hope is that his tenure on the PHC board will allow him to deeply understand the Portland BIPOC community so he can leverage his human and financial capital to make an impact in our black and brown communities in and around the Portland metropolitan area. Greg is married to his wife of 22 years and they are the proud parents of 3 children.

Deona DeLong

Deona DeLong
Member since 2022

Deona is an Affinity Loan Officer at HomeStreet Bank, with over 25 years in the banking and mortgage industry.  Her relationships with non-profit housing resource centers in the area have given her detailed knowledge of down payment assistance programs and first-time home buyer loan programs. In that role she’s had the opportunity to work with PHC clients, which she greatly enjoys. Deona strongly values long-term homeownership having bought her childhood home from her mother‑‑who owned it as a single parent–where she still lives today, enjoying strong support and friendships throughout her local community. Deona strives to be an active and positive contributing member of the community and is excited to serve on the PHC board.