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Ready for School is led by a statewide Leaders Panel comprised of business and civic leaders. The campaign is supported by a growing coalition of individuals and organizations representing business, law enforcement, education and others who recognize the benefits of investing early in the well-being of our youngest children. 

Isaac Regenstreif, Co-Chair – IHR Consulting, LLC
Lyn Hennion, Co-ChairUmpqua Investments, Inc.
Julia Brim-Edwards
Rich Brown
Bank of America
Duncan Campbell
The Campbell Group
Karla Chambers – Stahlbush Island Farms
Steve Corey Corey, Byler & Rew, LLP
Gun DenhartBusiness and Civic Leader
Carol Dillin
Portland General Electric
Theressa DulaneyComcast Cable
Lori Flexer Ferguson Wellman Capital Management
Ray Guenther Business and Civic Leader
Bob Harding Pacific Continental Bank
Teresa HogueCascade Center for Community Governance
Al JubitzBusiness and Civic Leader
Ray JubitzJubitz Family Foundation
Gregg Kantor NW Natural
Margaret D. Kirkpatrick Pearl Legal Group
John Kitzhaber Former Governor, State of Oregon
Betty Komp – Former Representative, State of Oregon
Ted KulongoskiFormer Governor, State of Oregon
Irving LevinGenesis Financial Solutions
Pat McCormick AM:PM PR
Sue Miller Civic Leader
Barbara Roberts Former Governor, State of Oregon
Steve Roe – Roe Motors GM
George Russell – George Russell & Associates
Linda Shelk Civic Leader
Lane Shetterly Shetterly Irick and Ozias Attorneys at Law
Trish Smith – William Smith Properties
Patsy SmullinCalifornia Oregon Broadcasting, Inc.
John Tapogna – ECONorthwest
Chris Tebben – Sapient Solutions, LLC
Chip TerhuneCambia Health Solutions
Bill ThorndikeMedford Fabrication
Ken ThrasherCompli
Jim TorreyBusiness and Civic Leader
Kerry TymchukOregon Historical Society
Natalie Vega O'Neil– Save the Children US
Anthony VelizIzo, Inc.
Susan Walsh The Campbell Foundation
Donald WashburnBusiness and Civic Leader
Janet WebsterHatfield Science Center
Gary WithersConcordia University
Dick Withnell – Withnell Motor Company
Julie Young – Civic Leader

Elise BrownCampaign Manager
Swati AdarkarPresident & CEO, Children's Institute

In memory
Richard C. Alexander – Founding Chair
Governor Victor Atiyeh
Don Frisbee
Lynn Lundquist





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