Shianne Scott

Shianne Scott Labor Arbitrator and Mediator and Principal of Scott Dispute Resolution Shianne Scott has over twenty-five years of combined labor/employment experience. Ms. Scott is currently a labor arbitrator and mediator and principal of Scott Dispute Resolution....

Sarah Thompson

Sarah Thompson Organizing Program Manager, AFSCME Council 75 Sarah Thompson is the Organizing Program Manager at Oregon AFSCME. She first got involved in the labor movement when she tried to organize a union at Borders Books and Music in the 1990’s. Since that first...

Graham Trainor

Graham Trainor President, Oregon AFL-CIO Graham grew up in a small, rural, Midwestern town in the heart of the historical stronghold of the American automobile manufacturing industry, not far from the birthplace of the United Automobile Workers. His grandfather, a...

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...

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...

Christina Stephenson

Christina Stephenson  Civil Rights Attorney, Oregon Labor Commissioner-elect Christina Stephenson is a native Oregonian and was elected Commissioner of the Bureau of Labor and Industries in November of 2022. Prior to becoming Labor Commissioner, Christina was a small...

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...

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...