Neal Naigus, a long-serving member of Oregon Campus Compact’s Board of Directors stepped down from the board in June. PCC will continued to be represented on the board by PCC: Southeast President Jessica Howard.
In addition to being on ORCC’s board, Neal has been deeply involved in the service-learning community. In his role as Assistant to the District President at Portland Community College (PCC), Naigus served as a link between the community and the college by identifying community needs and addressing these needs through college services.
This relationship between higher education and community engagement was further solidified through his work as Director of the Pacific Northwest Public Policy Institute, which trains moderators in the National Issues Forums (NIF) process of public deliberation.
Josh Todd, Executive Director for Oregon Campus Compact said that Neal’s expertise has been appreciated and his input would be missed.
"Neal has been a stalwart force on the Oregon campus compact board. He has served for years promoting service, community engaged learning, and representing Oregon's largest college- Portland Community College,” Todd said. “We will miss his critical lens and we are so thankful for his service."