Board and Volunteers


managing director / mike yas

I moved from Minneapolis to LA in the late '80's and enjoyed a love-hate relationship with the entertainment industry: worked as a stunt performer regularly for adrenaline and money; acting, directing and producing were lovely and difficult 2 book hobbies.

Was injured in 2002, ironically not at work but camping. Twenty procedures later, I moved to Portland in 2006 to be near family and wrote gimp, surviving your survival, published in '08. Concerned by the lack of burn support in Oregon I co-founded PBS, incorporating in '09.

I found Foxy my little dog at the local pound and recommend a rescue dog if you're thinking of getting one. She’s an orange fluffy bundle of love. ~Alisa

president / alisa christensen

secretary / ken alvis


volunteer / kevin christensen

volunteer / benita alioth


volunteer / kenneth 'loki' alvis

volunteer / rob bispo

yoga instructor




volunteer / linda schwartz

volunteer / trevor beam


volunteer / james opett

volunteer / steve filter


volunteers / lisa fay & ibrahim mubarak

volunteers / sisters in sellwood

sellwood babtist church








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