About me

Gender Female
Industry Non-Profit
Occupation Executive
Location Portland, OR, United States
Introduction I am the Executive Director of the Death with Dignity National Center--the little organization that could. We took on George Bush and John Ashcroft at the US Supreme Court, and we won. We changed end-of-life care in Oregon 10 years ago, and did the same thing in Washington in 2008. I teach at Portland State University in the Social Work department, and I am a PhD student in Social Work & Social Research. I have one daughter and two cats.
Interests Politics and political campaigns, crossword puzzles, books, gardening, cooking, play.
Favorite Movies Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind, Little Miss Sunshine
Favorite Music Sadly--Top 40
Favorite Books Anna Karenina, The Portable Dorothy Parker, A Heartbreaking Work of Staggering Genius, The Known World, Brown, Covering

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