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Mel Rader, M.S., M.S.

Mel is a longtime advocate of health justice, economic opportunity, and environmental protections at the local and state levels. Over the past decade, Mel has successfully advocated for policies related to healthier food, active transportation, tobacco prevention and reducing health disparities. Since 2010, he’s served on several boards and committees including for the Oregon Climate and Health Resilience Plan, Health Share of Oregon, the Oregon Health Equity Alliance, and the Oregon Conservation Network. Mel has an MS in environmental engineering, an MS in nutrition policy, and a BA in economics, and is a former Fulbright Fellow.

Executive Director