Vice President of People and Culture
Executive Team, People and Culture
Mariann provides leadership for human resources, organizational culture, and advancing equity, diversity and inclusion. She has over 20 years of experience in institution-wide leadership at nonprofit and educational institutions in Oregon, including advancing diverse, inclusive and engaged workforces and organizational cultures. After starting her legal career as an associate at Stoel Rives in Portland, where her practice focused on labor and employment law, Mariann held positions as the director of public safety, risk management and contracts at Chemeketa Community College, including serving as in-house legal counsel; the director of affirmative action and equal opportunity at Oregon Health & Science University; the director of diversity and inclusion at the Oregon State Bar; and assistant vice provost for academic affairs at University of Oregon. Mariann earned a B.S. and J.D. from University of Oregon and an M.S.W. from Portland State University.
"When the power of love overcomes the love of power, the world will know peace."