Board of Directors

SOLVE's Board of Directors are comprised of volunteer community leaders.

Board of Directors

The Board is responsible for determining organizational policy in finance, development, operations, and human resources. Members agree to a minimum three-year commitment to SOLVE. Board Members also participate in SOLVE events, representing the organization to community members.

Board Roster


Mark Bendinelli

"Our imagination is struck only by what is great; but the lover of natural philosophy should reflect equally on little things.” - Alexander von Humboldt

Stefanie Slyman
Vice Chair
Program Committee Chair
Harper Houf Peterson Righellis Inc.

“That land is a community is the basic concept of ecology, but that land is to be loved and respected is an extension of ethics.” - Aldo Leopold

Fred Peterson
Finance & Audit Committee Chair
Moss Adams, LLP

“If at first you don’t succeed, try, try again.” - Unknown

Lestarya Tuadi

“We delight in the beauty of the butterfly, but rarely admit the changes it has gone through to achieve that beauty.” - Maya Angelou

Carmen Calzacorta
Past Chair
Schwabe, Williamson & Wyatt

“SOLVE is community to me – whether volunteering, mentoring others or supporting with dollars – it makes Oregon home and a treasured place to live, work and play in. We need to all take an active part in keeping Oregon special and passing on the lessons of stewardship.”- Carmen Calzacorta


Ross Beaton
Board Development Chair
Bank of America

“Yesterday is history. Tomorrow is a mystery. Today is a gift, which is why we call it the present.” – Originator Unknown

Chris Brisbee
USI Northwest

"In the end, it's not the years in your life that count. It's the life in your years." - Abraham Lincoln

Beau Davis
Wells Fargo

“If your actions inspire others to dream more, learn more, do more, and become more, you are a leader.” - John Quincy Adams

Nina DeConcini
Human Resources & Compensation Committee Co-Chair
Oregon Department of Environmental Quality

“Everybody can be great...because anybody can serve. You don't have to have a college degree to serve. You don't have to make your subject and verb agree to serve. You only need a heart full of grace." - Martin Luther King, Jr.

Alisa Dunlap
Pacific Power

“The future belongs to those who believe in the beauty of their dreams.” - Eleanor Roosevelt

Matt Korot

“Oregon is an inspiration. Whether you come to it, or are born to it, you become entranced by our state’s beauty.” - Governor Tom McCall

Kevin Price
Oregon Parks and Recreation Department

“There’s no better reason.” – Theresa Price

Sunny Radcliffe
Portland General Electric

“You cannot help but learn more as you take the world into your hands. Take it up reverently, for it is an old piece of clay, with millions of thumbprints on it.” - John Updike

Lena Ulvi
Human Resources & Compensation Committee Co-Chair

“Great leaders don’t count their followers, rather the number of leaders they create.” - Anonymous

Christine White
Port of Portland

“In the spring, at the end of the day, you should smell like dirt.” - Margaret Atwood

Michael Williams
Development Committee Chair
Columbia Bank

"You only live once, but if you do it right, once is enough!" - Mae West

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