Northeast Village PDX has several standing committees, and welcome comments, questions, and new members.

For more information, or to get in touch with any of the committee chairpersons, please contact our office by email or phone:


Membership Committee – Vonnie Condon, Chair

The Membership Committee is responsible for:

  • Developing the membership structure (membership types, fees, access to programs & services, qualifications, etc.)
  • Developing recruiting plans & programs for new members
  • Establishing and overseeing Membership operations (when Northeast Village is launched)
  • Working with other Villages and Northwest Villages (the hub) on membership matters

Volunteer Committee – Helen Richardson & Margaret Baldwin, Co-chairs

The Volunteer Committee is responsible for:

  • Developing policies, procedures and documents relating to recruiting, training and retention of volunteers
  • Working with other Villages and NW Villages (the hub) on addressing volunteer matters of common interest to all the Villages

Outreach and Marketing Committee – Jane Braunger, Chair

The Outreach & Marketing Committee is responsible for:

  • Conducting activities to inform the community about Northeast Village and promoting its mission and benefits.
  • Conducting Village 101 meetings
  • Arranging for Northeast Village presence at community events
  • Posting Northeast Village events and meetings on web sites and media
  • Coordinating with other committees on recruitment strategies
  • Developing ways to engage prospective new members in the planning and development of the Northeast Village

Resource Committee – Anne Lindsay, chair

The Resource Committee is responsible for:

  • Identifying, locating and vetting community organizations, businesses, and other resources to provide services to village members
  • Conducting Asset Mapping of the Northeast Village area

Development Committee – Joan Malling, chair

The Development Committee is responsible for:

  • Developing effective strategies to ensure positive long-term relationships with the donor community.
  • Raising funds and other resources to support the operations of the NE Village (except for membership fees)
  • Writing applications to secure grants and/or sponsorships from businesses, governmental bodies, non-profit organizations, charitable trusts, and individuals

Program Committee – Joan Malling & Ann Anderson, co-chairs

The Program Committee is responsible for:

  • Developing and operating programs related to social & educational activities
  • In the current planning phase, developing “mini-programs” for the monthly Northeast  Village public meetings on topics of interest to seniors and prospective Village members
  • When the NE Village is launched, developing and organizing a variety of social and educational programs for Village members