Jhoselyn Hernandez, Chair
Jossie started volunteering at Rosewood when she was 17 years old. Over the past three years she has grown in her leadership and taken on the role of Board Chair. She also manages our website and marketing committee. Jossie grew up in the Rosewood neighborhood and is a graduate from Mt.Hood Community College.
Kelly Pauli, Treasurer
Kelly joined the Board of Directors for Rosewood in 2012 and has served as Treasurer since March 2014. She is the Office Manager for Freedom Foursquare Church, next to the Rosewood Community Center. Born and raised in Corbett, Oregon, she graduated of Corbett High in 1986. Kelly studied Accounting at Mt. Hood Community College. She has volunteered in Youth Ministry for over 27 years through local Church and The Foursquare Denomination. She has also volunteered for many local organizations such as My Father’s House (homeless shelter for families), where she now works as a part-time bookkeeper.
Gina Wiedrick, Secretary
Gina joined the Board of Directors for Rosewood in 2016. She is the Executive Assistant at the Oregon Business Development Department. Born in Idaho and raised some in Idaho and some in Argentina, she ultimately graduated from Nampa Senior High School in 1992, and has taken business management classes at Boise State University and Houston Community College. She moved to Portland in 2007 and enjoys the outdoors, food carts, local cuisine, and long motorcycle rides. She enjoys participating in volunteer activities, especially efforts for the advancement of Latinos, and health and wellness of women and children. She lives in the Glenfair neighborhood with her husband.
Derric Thompson, Board Member
Derric has spent the last three years working with young adults, helping them connect to employment and re-engage in school. His passion is mentoring youth, which is a big part of what he gets to do through his job as employment specialist in the SE Works InFocus program. Over 2 years ago he started working out at Rosewood, and gets to work with young adults from the community as well as other residents and guests of the center. In his words, “I went in thinking how much I can share but in return, I have learned so much more.” Derric goes above and beyond, volunteering in the community to support and help spread the word about resources available to young people. He regularly makes trips into correctional facilities to speak with young men about positive life changes. His goal is to continue to support the community in any way he can to build equity and help foster a better environment. He has made incredible progress in connecting young people in the Rosewood community to resources, jobs and provides ongoing mentorship. Derric joined our board in the summer of 2015 and is will be starting a social enterprise marketing business with the youth in the Rosewood neighborhood.
Josh Mathis, Board Member
Josh joined the Board of Directors for Rosewood in February 2016. He is a management consultant who specializes in unraveling organizational knots and helping leaders improve the lives of those they lead. He first became aware of the power of community outreach during experiences abroad on medical relief trips to Central America during high school and college. In graduate school this passion was revived when PSU enabled Josh to go to Hyderabad, India to assist a homeless shelter and eldercare facility write a business proposal for government funding for expansion around the state. The following year, he had the opportunity to teach a cohort of brilliant social entrepreneurs from Africa, SE Asia and the Middle East a course in a Rockefeller Foundation-funded leadership program at Digital Data Divide in Phnom Penh, Cambodia. Now rooted in SE Portland with a young family, he is looking to use some of the experience and insight gained abroad in his own community.
Ian Galloway, Board Member
Ian joined the Board of Directors for Rosewood in April 2016. He is a senior research associate and Oregon state community development field manager at the Federal Reserve. Ian researches and presents regularly on a variety of community development topics including crowdfunding, investment tax credits, the social determinants of health, impact investing, and Pay for Success financing (Social Impact Bonds). Before joining the Federal Reserve, Ian developed the Virginia Woof Dog Daycare and Job Training Center for the Portland homeless youth agency Outside In. He holds a master’s degree in public policy from the University of Chicago and a bachelor’s degree in political science and philosophy from Colgate University. He lives in NE Portland with his wife Nicole and two children, Jake and Allison.