Board of Directors
Rosa Gilbert Chair
Rosa Gilbert was born and raised in San Jose, California and joined the Consejo Hispano community in 2015. She studied Social and Behavioral Sciences and Child Development and currently works as the Director of the Migrant Education Program for the Northwest Regional Education Service District.. Read more
Sande Brown Secretary
Sande Brown retired in June of 2016 from the Seaside School District after 26 years of a combination of teaching at Seaside High School, and as principal of Gearhart, Seaside Heights, and Cannon Beach Elementary schools. She continues to work part time for the school district as the director of the program for English Learners. Read more
Lynette Villagomez Board Member
Lynette Villagomez was raised in southern California’s Coachella Valley. While growing up Lynette spent summers at her grandparents’ ranch in Mexico where she learned to speak spanish and was given permission to roam free-- this is where she developed her love and appreciation of plants, animals and vast landscapes. Lynette attended college at Humboldt State University, where she earned a Bachelor of Science degree in environmental policy and natural resources planning. Read more
Joyce Senior, PhD Board Member
Joyce Senior moved to Astoria in 2016 and has worked since then for Oregon State University Extension Service as the SNAP-Ed coordinator for Clatsop County and the state coordinator for EFNEP. She received her B.S. in Human Nutrition from University of Costa Rica in 2010 and a PhD in Food Technology from Clemson University in 2015. Joyce is a proud Afro-Latina, born and raised in Costa Rica who has a true passion for helping others improve their quality of life. Her unique background and bilingual skills have also made her an asset in the development of nutrition education strategies and resources to better serve Latinx and African Heritage communities across Oregon. Her hobbies include singing karaoke, dancing, reading books and listening to podcasts.
Karina Reardon Board Member
Karina Reardon was born and raised in Astoria, Oregon. She discovered her interest in public health during high school through volunteering at her church’s food pantry as well as the local farmers market. During her educational career she worked in various positions to help improve health inequities among Latino/a populations in rural Oregon. Karina is an alum of Oregon State University earning a Bachelor of Science in 2017 and Master of Public Health in 2019. She currently serves as a Regional Outreach Coordinator (ROC) with the Oregon Health Authority. As a ROC, Karina has the privilege to provide training and support to coastal community partners, who assist Oregonians with applying for the Oregon Health Plan and navigating other public services. She enjoys traveling the coast and building relationships with local advocates who are on the ground working with the community. In her spare time, she likes hiking with her husband Liam, reading mystery novels, and playing board games. After spending 8 years in the Willamette Valley, Karina is happy to call the north coast home again.