Committees & Contacts

Last updated October 2020

Our committees meet under the guidance of the Board of Directors and do the hard work of making board-level plans become a reality.

BIPOC Communications

Community Outreach

Events
Finance Game Day Operations
Independent Supporters Council
Membership
Merchandise
Partners
Regional Supporter Groups Rose City Riveters
TAFC
Technology
Timbers Army Steering Committee Travel

BIPOC Committee

Chair: Lindy Lacson

Email: bipoc@107ist.org

Committee Description: The BIPOC committee is made up of individuals who identify as Black, Indigenous and People of Color (BIPOC). We are volunteering our time and knowledge in order to ensure the 107IST is a more inclusive organization where all members’ voices are heard and respected.

Committee members*:

    • Lindy Lacson - Chair
    • Rich Amao
    • Nancy Flores
    • Fernando Machicado
    • Basmah Rahman
    • Jennifer Sato
    • Corinne Waller
    • Dominique Whittaker
    The current committee consists of 17-20 members, some of whom have opted not to include their names online, but are reachable via our email. This committee is autonomous with no oversight or direction from the 107IST Board or the Rose City Riveters steering committee.

      Communications

      Chair: Gabby Rosas

      Email: support@107ist.org
      For Riveters-specific comms inquiries: info@rosecityriveters.org

      Committee Description: The communications committee handles Timbers Army and 107IST website content, as well as social media accounts, event calendars, newsletters, and other one-off communications as needed.

      Committee members:

      • Gabby Rosas - Chair (gabby.rosas@107ist.org)
      • Andrew Brawley
      • Mike Coleman
      • Zach Freeman
      • Kristen Gehrke
      • Jennifer Ingraham
      • Darren Lloyd
      • Fernando Machicado
      • Sheba Rawson
      • Chris Spalding
      • Jo Thomson
      • Whitney Tuttle

      Community Outreach

      Chair: Stephan Lewis

      Email: community@107ist.org

      Committee Description: The community outreach committee administers charitable works and volunteerism for the 107IST (includes both Timbers Army and Rose City Riveters). The committee makes recommendations to the board as to how to direct resources (for both soccer-specific and other community projects) and coordinates volunteers.

      Committee members:

      • Stephan Lewis - Chair
      • Christin Correz - Secretary
      • Todd Diskin - Booked! rep
      • Zach Freeman
      • Cody Goldberg
      • Rachel Greenough
      • Fernando Machicado 
      • Keith Palau
      • Patch Perryman
      • Billie Robertson
      • Sheba Rawson

      Events

      Chair: Kristen Gehrke

      Email: kristen.gehrke@107ist.org

      Committee members:

      • Kristen Gehrke - Chair
      • Dawn Bauman
      • Michelle DeFord
      • Stephan Lewis
      • Steph Nova
      • Drew Picard

      Finance

      Treasurer: Dawn Bauman

      Email: dawn.bauman@107ist.org

      Committee Description: The 107IST Treasurer works on issues related to accounting and compliance needed to maintain our nonprofit status and provides clear communication to the board and members about the financial health of the 107IST.

      Committee members:

      • Dawn Bauman - Chair
      • Gabby Rosas
      • Rachel Harrison

      Game Day Operations

      Chair: Joshua Lucas

      Timbers Army email: GDO@timbersarmy.org
      Timbers Army Tifo Committee email: tifo@timbersarmy.org
      Rose City Riveters email: gdo@rosecityriveters.org

      Committee Description: Game Day Operations (GDO) is responsible for the execution of the game day experience. Activities include liaising with the FO to ensure that supporters are represented, while self-policing to create a safe, and enjoyable atmosphere wholly dedicated to providing support to the PTFC. GDO is also responsible for putting out flags, banners, and oversees the deployment of tifo displays.

      Timbers Army Committee members:

      • Joshua Lucas - Chair/Board Liaison
      • Ben Hackett (DnT - Trumpets)
      • Darren Lloyd (DnT - Drums)
      • Frank Oteiza (DnT - Drums)
      • Camden Murray (Capos)
      • Heidi Koenig-White
      • Ina Doerr (Tifo)
      • Michelle Siiberg (Flags & Rigging)
      Timbers Army Tifo Subcommittee:
      • Ina Doerr - Chair 
      • Colin Powers
      • Fernando Machicado
      • Katie McGee
      • Sean Rea
      • Annie Schott
      • Jesse Wagner

      Rose City Riveters Committee members:

      • Lindy Lacson & Jennifer Sato - GDO Leads
      • Tina Ettlin (Capos)
      • Megan Drake (Drums and Trumpets)
      • Hannah Mueller (Tifo)
      • Michelle Siiberg (Flags & Rigging)

      Independent Supporters Council

      Co-Chairs: Gabby Rosas and Ina Doerr

      Email: isc@107ist.org

      Committee Description: The Independent Supporters Council (ISC) committee is made up of two representatives from the Rose City Riveters and two representatives from the Timbers Army. Committee members are selected by their respective Supporters Group leadership teams and the 107IST Board using depth of knowledge and experience in the supporters groups as the criteria for their selection. The ISC committee members act as liaisons between their respective supporters groups, the 107IST board, and the Independent Supporters Council.

      2020 Committee members:

      • Dawn Bauman (Rose City Riveters representative)
      • Ina Doerr (Timbers Army voting representative)
      • Drew Picard (Timbers Army representative and ISC co-vice president)
      • Gabby Rosas (Rose City Riveters voting representative)

      Membership

      Co-chairs: Sherrilynn "Sheba" Rawson & Tyler McDonnell

      Email: membership@107ist.org

      Committee Description: The membership committee administers and promotes paid membership in the 107IST.

      Committee members:

      • Tyler McDonnell - Co-chair
      • Sheba Rawson - Co-chair
      • Wendy Broussard
      • Michelle DeFord
      • Zach Freeman
      • Ryan Gillespie
      • Michele Griffin
      • Richard Hamje
      • Edward Kilgarriff
      • Sara Alexis Miller
      • David Ramer
      • Matt Shields
      • Brandon Sweany
      • Rich Ybarra

      Merchandise - No Pity Originals

      Co-Chairs: Scott Swearingen and Fernando Machicado

      Email: NPOhelp@timbersarmy.org

      Committee Description: The TA merchandise committee designs and sells our No Pity Originals merchandise online and at the No Pity Van. Swing by the warehouse at 649 SW 17th Ave before or after home games to grab merch. 

      TA Committee members:

      • Fernando Machicado - Co-Chair
      • Scott Swearingen - Co-Chair
      • Joshua Lucas - Board Liaison
      • Mikal Brucken
      • Ina Doerr
      • Rem Evert
      • Dan Gerhardstein
      • Matt Leamy
      • Hannah Mueller
      • Adam Mullett
      • Camden Murray
      • Colin Powers

      MERCHANDISE - Rivet Gear

      Co-Chairs: Gab Rosas and Hannah Mueller

      Email: merch@rosecityriveters.org

      Committee Description: The Riveters merchandise committee designs and sells our RivetGear merchandise online and at our store front at Fanladen 1633 SW Alder St. Swing by before or after every home game.

      Riveters Committee members:

      • Hannah Mueller -  Co-Chair
      • Gab Rosas -  Co-Chair
      • Alison Bates
      • Annette Blackwell
      • Michelle DeFord
      • Jay Elkins
      • Sean Forsythe
      • Lindy Lacson
      • Ryan Pollard
      • Krista Thompson

      Partners

      Chair: Zachary Freeman

      Email: partner@107ist.org

      Committee Description: The partner committee maintains relationships with 107IST partner businesses, evaluates new partner applications, and reaches out within the community to establish connections with local businesses that are compatible with 107IST core values.

      Committee members:

      • Zachary Freeman – Chair
      • Benjamin White

      Regional Supporter Groups

      Co-Chairs: Drew Picard and Maggie Williams

      Email: drew.picard@107ist.org maggie.williams@107ist.org

      Committee Description: This group provides a connection between the 107IST board and the Timbers Army regional groups in the US and worldwide. The committee helps coordinate production of RSG merch; assists with supplies such as flags and banners; and provides a forum for RSG leaders to communicate and help one another work through issues.

      Committee members:

      • Drew Picard - Co-Chair
      • Maggie Williams - Co-Chair

      Rose City Riveters

      Chair: Gabby Rosas

      Email: gabby.rosas@107ist.org
      Riveters support email: info@rosecityriveters.org

      Committee Description: Along with many volunteers, the Riveters steering committee leads tifo, game day operations, travel, merch, communications, etc. for the Rose City Riveters (Supporters Group for the Portland Thorns). For more information about the Rose City Riveters, check out http://rosecityriveters.org.

      Committee members:

      • Gabby Rosas - Chair
      • Dawn Bauman
      • Wendy Broussard
      • Rachel Greenough
      • Calvin Kocher
      • Lindy Lacson
      • Hannah Mueller
      • Jennifer Sato
      • Jo Thomson

      TAFC

      Chair: Dawn Bauman

      Email: tafc@107ist.org

      Committee Description: The Timbers Army Football Club (TAFC) committee administers the various adult recreational soccer teams playing under the Timbers Army name. It promotes membership in the 107IST and involvement in its mission, a better understanding of the game of soccer, community volunteerism, and camaraderie through participation in organized team play.

      Committee members:

      • Dawn Bauman - Chair
      • Michelle DeFord
      • Heidi Jo Grubbs
      • Chris Knotts
      • Dale Montgomery
      • Pedro Nunez
      • Richard Sheals

      TECHNOLOGY

      Chair: Darren Lloyd

      Email: webmaster@107ist.org

      Committee Description:The technology committee maintains both the 107ist.org and nopityoriginals.com web sites, as well as the 107IST member database.

      Committee members:

      • Darren Lloyd - Chair
      • Ray Terrill
      • Sheba Rawson

      Timbers Army Steering Committee

      Email: tasc@timbersarmy.org

      Committee Description: Along with many volunteers, the Timbers Army Steering Committee leads tifo, game day operations (capos, drums and trumpets, and flag crew), merchandise (No Pity Originals), and communications for the Timbers Army. It works closely with other committees under the 107IST umbrella. The Timbers Army Steering Committee comprises members of core aspects of the gameday experience — capos, drums and trumpets (DnT), flag crew, tifo crew, and merch (NPO) — with board resources and support from key committees.

      Committee members:

      • Joshua Lucas - 107IST board sponsor
      • Ina Doerr (Tifo)
      • Ben Hackett (DnT - Trumpets)
      • Marika Klein (Capos)
      • Darren Lloyd (DnT - Drums)
      • Fernando Machicado (NPO)
      • Camden Murray (Capos)
      • Frank Oteiza (DnT - Drums)
      • Colin Powers (NPO, Tifo)
      • Basmah Rahman (BIPOC)
      • Michelle Siiberg (Flags & Rigging)
      • Scott Swearingen (NPO)
      • Jesse Wagner (Tifo)

      Travel

      Chair: Drew Picard

      Email: awaytravel@107ist.org

      Committee Description: The travel team is charged with all away travel for the Timbers Army and Rose City Riveters. We do everything from reaching out to other teams, to arranging ticket sales on our websites, to putting together 15 buses to Seattle.

      Committee members:

      • Drew Picard - Timbers Army Travel
      • Wendy Broussard - Rose City Riveters Travel



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