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The Alliance for Safer Communities is a collaborative body comprised of Portland's LGBTQ and allied sexual minority communities, the Portland Police Bureau and other law enforcement agencies.

08 August 2014 ~ 0 Comments

Leadership & Committees

The Alliance for Safer Communities is comprised of various members organizations and individuals from communities the alliance serves. Our meetings are facilitated by the citizen co-chairs, elected by a majority of members represented at our monthly meetings. Ad Hoc committees are formed as needed and are presided over by someone chosen from their membership or appointed by the co-chairs.

Citizen Co-Chairs:
Cory L. Murphy-Helmkamp, Pride Northwest & GLSEN
Danny Rosen, GLSEN

PPB Co-Chair: Asst Chief Donna Henderson, Portland Police Bureau

Citizen Vice-Chair: Joe LeBlanc, Basic Rights Oregon

PPB Admin Assistant: Pam Mattys

ASC Members:
Elizabeth Allen, Oregon Psychological Association – Diversity Committee

Mike Boyer, Office of Neighborhood Involvement – Crime Prevention Administrator

Caryn Brooks, Portland Fire Department

Ken Brown, Human Rights Commission – LGBT Liasion

Elizabyth Burtis

Norm Costa, GLSEN – Board Member

Mark Harrington

Sara Johnson, PPB WomenStregth – Director

Tim Moore, Multnomah County Sheriff’s Office – Undersheriff

Ron Silver, U.S. Department of Justice

Tracy Whalen