Aruna Masih

Aruna Masih Bennett Hartman Morris & Kaplan, LLP. Aruna is a partner with the law firm of Bennett, Hartman, Morris & Kaplan LLP, where she practices civil rights and labor and employment law from the union/employee side. She was born in New York but raised in...

Jack Holland

Jack Holland Reid, McCarthy, Ballew & Leahy, LLP. Jack is a graduate of the Seattle University School of Law, where he was the president of the Environmental Law Society and a member of the Dispute Resolution Board. Jack earned his undergraduate degree from...

Kyle Abraham

Kyle Abraham Attorney, Barran Liebman, LLP. Kyle Abraham represents employers in both traditional labor and employment law matters. He works with businesses of all sizes, government entities, and not-for-profit organizations. Kyle’s labor practice includes negotiating...

Derecka Mehrens

Derecka Mehrens Executive Director, Working Partnerships USA. Derecka brings fifteen years of community organizing, civic engagement, and public policy experience working in communities of color and with low and moderate-income families. Under Derecka’s...

Diana Winther

Diana Winther Co-Planner, General Counsel, IBEW Local 48. Diana attended Lewis and Clark Law School. Prior to becoming general counsel of IBEW Local 48 in 2015, Diana was a law clerk at St. Andrew Legal Clinic, the Oregon Education Association, the Labor Education and...

Caren Sencer

Caren Sencer Caren Sencer is a shareholder with the law firm of Weinberg, Roger & Rosenfeld. Caren has represented unions in all aspects of labor and employment law, as well as provided institutional advice to unions. Ms. Sencer regularly practices before the...

Jennifer Sung

Jennifer Sung Employment Relations Board Member Jennifer Sung currently serves as a member of the Employment Relations Board. Before joining the Board, she was a partner at McKanna Bishop Joffe, LLP, where she represented labor organizations and employees in civil...

Shirin Khosravi

Shirin Khosravi Member, Oregon Employment Relations Board Shirin Khosravi is a Member of the Employment Relations Board. She received her B.A. from Bard College and her J.D. from Lewis and Clark Law School. Before joining the Board, Shirin was the Supervising Attorney...

Lisa Umscheid

Lisa Umscheid Employment Relations Board Lisa earned her B.A. from Pomona College and her J.D. from Willamette University College of Law.  Before joining the Board, Lisa worked for more than 20 years as a labor and employment attorney, representing both public and...

Stacy Chamberlain

Stacy Chamberlain Collective Bargaining Director, Oregon AFSCME Council 75. Stacy Chamberlain joined Oregon AFSCME Council 75 as a council representative in 2005. Chamberlain serves as the collective bargaining director. Prior to her work with AFSCME, Chamberlain...

Tom Chamberlain

Tom Chamberlain President, Oregon AFL-CIO. Tom was elected President of the Oregon AFL-CIO by a unanimous vote of the Executive Board in October of 2005. He was reelected in 2007, 2011. A native Oregonian, Tom grew up in a home where, he says, “the difference between...

Jason Weyand

Jason Weyand Board Member, Employment Relations Board Jason earned his B.A. from Oregon State University and his J.D. from the University of Oregon School of Law. After law school, Jason served as an ERISA/Bankruptcy attorney in the Office of the General Counsel of...

David Rosenfeld

David Rosenfeld David Rosenfeld is a shareholder with the law firm of Weinberg, Roger & Rosenfeld. David has been practicing union-side labor law since his graduation from University of California, Berkeley School of Law in 1973. Mr. Rosenfeld has argued...

Adam L. Rhynard

Adam L. Rhynard Board Chair, Employment Relations Board Adam earned his B.F.A. and M.A. at the University of Arizona and his J.D. from Northeastern University School of Law. Before moving to Oregon, he practiced extensively in the areas of labor, employment, and...

Richard G. McCracken

Richard G. McCracken General Counsel, UNITE HERE General Counsel, Sheet Metal, Air, Rail and Transportation Workers Internal Association (“SMART”) Richard McCracken became a Senior Counsel at McCracken Stemerman & Holsberry, LLP on January 1, 2023. He was the...

Howell Lankford

Howell Lankford Arbitrator and Mediator  After graduating from Reed College, Howell had a few real jobs and then became a lawyer in 1977.  He was an administrative law judge for Oregon ERB for five years and became a full time arbitrator in...

Liz Joffe

Liz Joffe McKanna Bishop Joffe, LLP Liz Joffe is a founding partner of McKanna Bishop Joffe, LLP in Portland, Oregon. She has been working with the labor movement since 1988, when, after graduating from the University of Michigan, she worked with the UAW’s legal...

Jessica Dietz

Jessica Dietz Officer in Charge, NLRB Subregion 36 In 2015, Jessica Dietz was appointed Officer in Charge of NLRB Subregion 36 after working as a Field Examiner in the Portland office for nine years. She leads the Subregion’s outreach program and is a frequent speaker...

Barbara Diamond

Barbara Diamond (she/they) Diamond ADR Arbiter Barbara J. Diamond became a labor arbitrator after practicing union side labor law for over thirty years. She is a graduate of NYU Law School and Binghamton University as well as the Federal Mediation and Conciliation...