Causa 

Board

Meet our dedicated Board of Directors who works with our staff to represent Causa and helps guide our work.

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Aaron Vargas Board Member
Aaron works with Ecotrust to build collaborative nonprofit programs focused on food justice and climate resiliency. Pacific Northwest rooted, California raised, bisabuela from Guadalajara, and is happiest when in the ocean.
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Brendan Dummigan Board Member
Brendan is a bi-lingual trial lawyer who loves people, travelling, good Mexican food….. and Mezcal!
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Dell Ford Board Member
Dell learned much from listening to the personal stories of the migrant and seasonal farmworker families that she worked with for 31 years in Head Start. Dell is committed to bringing her skills and knowledge to support and advocate for the rights of our immigrant friends and neighbors.
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Jessica Gianettino Villatoro President
Jess’ day job includes fighting for workers and her night job is fighting two little boys out of the backyard and into the bath.
Lesly-Munoz
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Lesly Muñoz Vice President
Lesly is proud to be the Vice-President of the Causa Board of Directors. She is a proud mother of 4 beautiful children ages 9, 11, 18 and 21. She enforces union contracts for a living.
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Louis DeSitter Board Member
Immigrant rights and social justice have been a core part of Louis's life. He has been thrilled to have the opportunity to continue fighting for social justice through his work with Causa and SEIU.
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Oscar Porras Treasurer
Oscar has been involved in social justice work since the age of 15. He works in the credit union world because of the focus on serving the underserved and helping them build assets for financial well-being with a particular focus on Latino community members.
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Victoria Lara Board Member
Victoria is committed to creating an equitable world where everyone can be seen and heard as a valuable member of our society.
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Yesenia Gallardo Secretary
Yesenia works with entrepreneurs and impact investors to identify, build and support relationships with socially-minded startups in Oregon and in strategic regions around the world.