July 21, 2024

Board of Directors

Southern Oregon Jobs with Justice Board of Directors

Vanessa Houk, BOARD CHAIR, 1 Corral Lane #52, Ashland 541-930-2170, sunriver@gmail.com.
Former LaClinica Board Member, past President of Multicultural Association of Southern Oregon.
Vanessa is a freelance writer and author. Vanessa facilitates the Friday Peace Meal, a free meal program
in Ashland.. Expiration of term: April 2023

Kathleen Gamer, BOARD VICE CHAIR, 900 Wilson Road, Ashland -541-621-3299,
gamerk@sou.edu. Kathleen is an organizer with the Southern Oregon University United Nations club
and International Students association. Expiration of term: April 2023

Catherine McKiblin, BOARD SECRETARY 1145 Tolman Creek Rd.,Ashland – 843-445-7097,
mckiblin@yahoo.com. Catherine is a retired music teacher who volunteers regularly with Friday Peace
Meal. Expiration of term: April 2023

Jason Houk, BOARD TREASURER, 1 Corral Lane #52, Ashland, 541-841-8341, jason@sojwj.org.
KSKQ and Rogue Valley Community Press. Jason is an independent media producer and on the
management committee of KSKQ Community Radio. Expiration of term: April 2024

Ralph Browning, PO Box 1265, Medford – 541-261-0866, browningralph@gmail.com, AFSCME.
Ralph is a former City of Medford employee and President of AFSCME Local 2621. He is a very
active volunteer with many civic and service clubs. Expiration of term: April 2024

Ivend Holen, 1301 Siskiyou Blvd. Medford OR 97504 – 541-779-5392, idholen@ccountry.net. Ivend
is a social justice activist, retired shop steward of IBEW local 659, member/supporter of Amnesty
International, Oregon Center for Public Policy, Oregon Action, Editorial and Medford Citizens for
Peace and Justice. Expiration of term: April 2024.