Arlene Jones

Arlene serves as Project Coordinator for Disability Rights Oregon’s Plan for Work project. She oversees a team of Community Work Incentives Coordinators who provide no-cost work incentives planning and assistance or benefits counseling to people who receive Supplemental Security Income (SSI) and /or Social Security Disability Insurance (SSDI) benefits and want to work. Prior to… Continue Reading Arlene Jones

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Elizabeth Seaberry

With more than a decade of strategic communications experience, Elizabeth has worked to lift up the voices of underrepresented communities and positively shape public conversations about issues that matter to all of our lives. She has developed and executed communications strategies across a number of causes, including a national issue advocacy campaign to safeguard the… Continue Reading Elizabeth Seaberry

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Jamie Jones

Jamie Jones has been at DRO since November 2015. She graduated with a Master of Public Health with an emphasis in Advocacy and Social Change. She came to DRO with an academic public health background in teaching, advising, research, and program coordination. As Director of Operations, Jamie oversees the grant applications and progress reports for… Continue Reading Jamie Jones

Alex Allen

Alex Allen is a resident of Portland. He’s been advocating for the rights of people who experience mental illness since 2004. Alex previously served on DRO’s Board of Directors and the mental health advisory council from 2014 to 2016. He was chair of the council throughout 2015.  He enjoys getting to know people that he… Continue Reading Alex Allen