Staff &
Board

Our Staff

AN DO, EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR

an.do (at) PPAOregon.org
she/her

An comes to Planned Parenthood Advocates of Oregon after directing communications for No Cuts to Care, the campaign that defeated the anti-abortion Ballot Measure 106. In addition to having extensive private-sector experience in business development, recruiting and operations, An has worked in direct services as a social worker. She holds a master’s degree in English and Comparative Literature from Columbia University and a bachelor’s degree in English from University of California at Berkeley. An has volunteered as a Planned Parenthood clinic escort, as a PPAO Legislative Fellow, as a PPAO Policy Fellow and as a member of the Multnomah County Leadership & Advocacy Team. Outside the office, she can often be found plotting near and far-flung adventures by plane, van and motorcycle; sampling the prodigious Portland food scene; and spending time with her pup.

CASSIE PURDY, POLITICAL DIRECTOR

cassie.purdy (at) PPAOregon.org
she/her

Cassie grew up in a large, working-class family in Northern California in the foothills of the Sierra Nevada mountains. She received her bachelor’s degree in Social Work and Environmental Studies in San Diego. Cassie brings with her almost a decade of labor, community and political organizing experience around racial, gender and economic justice through her work with organizations like the ACLU of San Diego & Imperial Counties, PCUN Oregon and the Oregon AFL-CIO. She is excited to join the PPAO team and continue advancing the political power of working-class, BIPOC and immigrant communities in Oregon through the lens of reproductive justice. When she is not at work, you can find Cassie out climbing, on a hike with her dog or baking up a batch of cookies.

JIMMY RADOSTA, COMMUNICATIONS AND MARKETING DIRECTOR

jimmy.radosta (at) PPAOregon.org
he/him

Jimmy comes to Planned Parenthood Advocates of Oregon after 20-plus years in the media, dating back to his high school newspaper in Salem and his college newspaper at Pepperdine University, where he graduated with a bachelor’s degree in Journalism. He has written and edited for Salem’s Statesman Journal, The Portland Mercury, Portland Family, The Skanner and Just Out, and his work has earned a fellowship from the National Endowment for the Arts. In his spare time, he’s a pop-culture junkie and amateur storyteller.

LINDSEY SADLOU, FIELD DIRECTOR

lindsey.sadlou (at) PPAOregon.org
she/they

Lindsey began her work with PPAO as a 2017 Legislative Fellow, and is thrilled to develop her passion for community building and reproductive justice on the field team. She received her bachelor’s degree from Bennington College, where she studied Political Economics and Environmental Studies. Her previous experience as an activist and organizer focused on environmental advocacy, from marching in the 2014 People’s Climate March in New York City, to community art-builds in New Orleans. In her free time, Lindsey bikes around Portland, liberally adds books to her bedside reading stack and enjoys any opportunity to explore the outdoors.

OMI STRAIT, NORTHERN REGIONAL FIELD ORGANIZER

naomi.strait (at) PPAOregon.org
she/her

Naomi (Omi) was first introduced to PPAO as a Legislative and Electoral Fellow in the winter and spring of 2021. She received her bachelor’s degree from Macalester College with a major in American Studies and a minor in Women, Gender and Sexuality Studies. Omi, who began her advocacy work by focusing on sexual violence prevention and racial justice, is excited to continue to fight for reproductive justice with the PPAO team. Outside the office, Omi loves to read, visit local restaurants and binge-watch her comfort shows: “Derry Girls” and “The Great British Baking Show.”

REBECCA NELSON, SOUTHERN REGIONAL FIELD ORGANIZER

rebecca.nelson (at) PPAOregon.org
she/her

Rebecca began volunteering with Planned Parenthood Advocates of Oregon as a Legislative Intern in 2013, and she was a member of the PPAO Lane County Leadership & Advocacy Team from 2013 to 2020. She’s thrilled to be joining the PPAO team to continue the fight for reproductive justice. Rebecca received her bachelor’s degree from Mills College in Public Policy with a concentration in Race, Ethnicity and Public Policy. She has worked as a staffer in the Oregon Legislature as well as for Congressman Peter DeFazio. Her passion for advocacy work began in high school as a young queer person organizing around LGBTQ+ rights. Outside of work, she loves to hike/backpack, paddle board, travel and spend time with family, friends and her two kittens. Rebecca recently thru-hiked 1,600 miles of the Pacific Crest Trail through California, Oregon and Washington.

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Our Board

Planned Parenthood
Advocates of Oregon

Board of Directors

Beverly Pearman, Chair, Portland
Dr. Rachel Pilliod, Vice Chair, Portland
Courtney Graham, Secretary, Portland
Andie Petkus, Treasurer, Portland

Rachel Currans-Henry, Portland
Lisa Gardner, Eugene
Hilary Garrett, Bend
Courtney Graham, Portland
Margaret Hallock, Eugene
Anny Hsiao, Portland
Rabbi Rachel Joseph, Portland
Bita Moghaddam, Portland
Lindsey O’Brien, Portland
Shawneen O’Brien-Lee, Salem
Sharon Robbins, Portland
Anne Udall, Portland

Planned Parenthood
PAC of Oregon

Board of Directors

Beverly Pearman, Chair, Portland
Dr. Rachel Pilliod, Vice Chair, Portland
Courtney Graham, Secretary, Portland
Andie Petkus, Treasurer, Portland

Rachel Currans-Henry, Portland
Lisa Gardner, Eugene
Hilary Garrett, Bend
Courtney Graham, Portland
Margaret Hallock, Eugene
Anny Hsiao, Portland
Rabbi Rachel Joseph, Portland
Bita Moghaddam, Portland
Lindsey O’Brien, Portland
Shawneen O’Brien-Lee, Salem
Sharon Robbins, Portland

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Our Boards of Directors are volunteer leaders who uphold the organization’s missions and values, guide its development and strategic direction, and provide excellent stewardship.