Rashonda Jones, Intake Specialist
Growing up in a world where not everyone sees you as equal, Rashonda Jones is no stranger to the civil rights movement. Hearing stories from her grandmother of unjust acts against minorities since the beginning of time Rashonda knew something had to be done. At a young age Rashonda witnessed discrimination within her school and several different job opportunities. Fighting for equality and change she began to go to educate herself by shadowing her mother who has worked as a legal assistant for over 20 years. She shook the hands and asked many different questions from some of Portland’s top lawyers and in doing so landed herself a legal assistant position of her own. Being the quick learner that she is she helped the law firm bring in many victories and has dedicated her life to helping those who seek justice in everyday situations.
In her free time Rashonda loves to spend time with her family, reading, writing, and cooking.
Hali Ramirez, Intake Specialist
Hali’s fascination with government and justice began at a young age. She volunteered for her first political campaign at age 11 and has been passionate about democracy ever since. In college, Hali began working in constituent advocacy at U.S. Senator Patty Murray’s Office, and upon graduation, became a campaign manager for a civil rights attorney running for county commissioner. While campaigning and talking to constituents all over the county, she was able to see first-hand the problems that housing discrimination has caused, and that it needed to be changed on a systemic level. She is excited to bring her passion for advocacy to help fight against housing discrimination throughout Oregon.
In her free time Hali likes to bake, camp, dance salsa, and slackline.
Glenda Moyer, Eastern Oregon Education & Outreach Specialist
Glenda Moyer is the Education and Outreach Specialist dedicated to covering 12 counties in Eastern Oregon. She will be conducting trainings for housing providers, tenants, advocates, and shelters. She is eager to develop relationships with jurisdictions and continue her outreach events in schools, local libraries, and housing and lending fairs.
In addition to Glenda’s work in Eastern Oregon, she is also the FHCO hotline contact for landlords in Oregon who have questions regarding fair housing laws.
Craig Fondren, Rental Market Resources Program & Outreach Coordinator
Craig Fondren has more than 25-years combined work experience with not-for-profit and for-profit corporate organizations, including serving as the Executive Director for a Community Development Corporation in Portland, Oregon, with multi-million dollar housing development projects. He has extensive management experience providing local and national best practice tools in public/private educational partnerships for workforce development. He has managed non-profit technology education programs in distressed communities. Craig is also a proven specialist with professional leadership and organizational management training, fund development, housing development, program design and implementation, including the development of a nationwide corporate youth leadership initiative .
Craig earned a Bachelor of Arts degree from University of Kansas in History, and was a two-year graduate fellow with the Enterprise Foundation Volunteer & Leadership Institute. In addition, he has earned Certification in Project Management from Portland State University Institute for Non-profit Management; National Endowment for Financial Education Certification; Western Association of Educational Opportunity Personnel TRIO Certification; and a Northwest Association of Special Programs Certification from the University of Washington.
Maig Tinnin, Southern Oregon Education & Outreach Specialist
Maig graduated from Portland State University and for the last ten years has worked in support services for adults with disabilities. Her work was focused on improving creative and equitable services and building capacity for self-advocacy projects within the disability community. Since moving back to Southern Oregon two years ago, she has become more involved in work at the intersection of disability, housing, and economic justice.
Maig lives in west Medford with her husband and dynamic dog Tootie. She enjoys being back in Southern Oregon where she closer to family and with near quick access to so many beautiful rivers and camping spots.
Jamie Gatewood, Education & Outreach Program Coordinator
Jamie is joining FHCO as the Education and Outreach coordinator. Her background is in early childhood education, teaching in the classroom and advocating for families. Jamie also worked as a home visitor through a community a health clinic, providing support and education to parents in their homes. Most recently, Jamie managed the programs of a small nonprofit care farm where she ran the education and garden programs, volunteer program and assisted with grant work and data collection. In her free time, Jamie enjoys cycling, hiking, and spending time with her family, friends and mini dachshund, Latte. Jamie is very excited to focus her advocacy and people skills towards the FHCO mission in ending illegal housing discrimination.