Mandy Elder

Communications Specialist


Supports strategic communications across the Foundation. Helps coordinate internal communications and disseminate the Foundation’s work externally.

How to Contact Me:

e-mail: [email protected] phone: (541) 492-2393

Mandy Elder joined the Foundation in 2019 to support strategic communications across the Foundation. She helps coordinate internal communications, disseminates the Foundation’s work externally and champions the causes of rural Oregon and Siskiyou County, California.

Previously, Mandy worked as an evaluation consultant for several nonprofit organizations, including the Oregon Community Foundation where she conducted research on bullying prevention, wrote case studies, and facilitated group interviews and site visits. 

She earned two master’s degrees from Portland State University: public administration and sociocultural anthropology. She has a bachelor’s degree from Portland State University in child and family studies and Spanish. She studied at the Universidad Tecnológica de los Valles Centrales de Oaxaca on a Fulbright-García Robles Scholarship. She is a Ford Scholar alumna (Class of 2009). 

Other languages: Spanish

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