Deborah is a native Oregonian with deep ties to the Portland community. She worked as both a manager and a national sales representative for The Oregonian/Oregonlive for 35 years. Currently Deborah has launched Deb Hartman Digital, a company specializing in search-optimized web content for small to medium-sized businesses, and nonprofits. She volunteers for both Portland Radio Project and St. Johns Food Share, an organization dedicated to fighting hunger in N. Portland.
Raoul van Hall
Raoul was born and raised in Amsterdam and has been in broadcasting in America and in Europe since 1973. Raoul has hosted jazz and classic rock programmes for radio stations in the U.S., Europe, in China, the Middle East, Thailand and Singapore and has also been a program director and radio operations manager at a number of radio stations. (Most recently at OPB.) He currently produces radio programs, news and commercials from his home studio, Audio Arts LLC.
Rick Sadle – Rick has been telling stories and communicating ideas in one form or another for over forty years. A long career in radio, including stints on air and as promotion director, production manager, creative director, operations manager, program director and programming consultant in LA, San Francisco, Portland and other cities evolved into freelance photography and videography for non profit organizations on several continents. A love of travel and food sparked the idea for Salvador Molly’s, a Portland restaurant that has been exploring the flavors of street food from various international cultures for over 20 years. An ever evolving menu features food from around the globe.
For the past several years Rick has turned a love of theatre into an active acting career with roles in film, theatre, web series and commercials.
Michael Allen Harrison
Michael is known for his piano solo performances and recordings, his upbeat sound with his band, his work with inspiring vocalist Julianne Johnson, his skills producing and creating music for ballet, theater and film, his love for teaching and perhaps mostly known for his giving spirit. He was honored with a star on the walk of fame in front of the Portland Performing Arts Center for his artistic and community contributions to his hometown, Portland, Oregon.
Michael founded The Snowman Foundation, which has raised over $3 million for school music programs and community centers, and directed countless scholarships and musical instruments to children.
He created Ten Grands as the fundraising platform for Michael and nine other pianists to perform together on ten pianos to benefit the mission of The Snowman Foundation. Ten Grands is in its 14th season, having expanded to Seattle, and plans a world tour in 2015.
A fifth-generation Oregonian, Stacey Graham is a strategist, writer, seeker, traveler and lover of all things music. Her first live concert was the Beatles at the Memorial Coliseum and she’s still going strong. Today, she is the President of the Humane Society for Southwest Washington. Her 40-year career has focused on marketing, strategic and business planning, nonprofits and fundraising including stints in the Oregon Governor’s Office, Georgia-Pacific, Gard Communications, First Independent Bank and United Way of the Columbia-Willamette. For 15 years, she was a partner in Atlanta ad agency Lewis Clark & Graham.
Her community involvement includes serving on the Regional Arts & Culture Council, Fort Vancouver National Trust, Metropolitan Family Service and YWCA-Clark County. She a former City Councilor for the City of Stayton and is currently chairing an effort in Clark County called Bring Vancouver Home, supporting passage of a levy to build more affordable housing units for the homeless.