Executive Council and Staff

The PSU-AAUP Executive Council is composed of six officers (President, Vice-President for Grievances & Academic Freedom, Vice-President for Collective Bargaining, Vice President of Membership & Organizing, Treasurer, and Secretary) and seven Councilors.

The Council meets every Thursday from noon to 1:30 p.m. All bargaining unit members are welcome to attend Executive Council meetings. Please contact the PSU-AAUP office at (503) 725-4414 or aaup@psuaaup.net to confirm meeting location.


2020-2022 Executive Council Members

Officers

Jennifer Kerns, History
President
(503) 725-3006
jkernspsuaaup@gmail.com

Theresa McCormick, Chemistry
VP of Collective Bargaining (currently on FMLA leave)
(503) 725-2332
theresa.aaup@gmail.com

Leanne Serbulo, University Studies
Interim VP of Collective Bargaining (until Theresa McCormick returns from leave)
leaserbulo@gmail.com

Courtney Bailey, University Career Center - ACS
VP of Membership & Organizing
(503) 725-4964
cbaileyaaup@gmail.com

Jennifer Ruth, Film
Vice President for Grievances & Academic Freedom
(503) 725-4944
jenniferhruth@gmail.com

Mauryn Q Sehrer, School of Social Work, Center for Improvement of Child and Family Services - CCF
Treasurer
(503) 725-2139
mauryn.aaup@gmail.com  

Megan Horst, Urban and Public Affairs, College of - CUPA
Secretary
(503) 725-5946
horstmegana@gmail.com

 

Councilors At Large

Anita L. Bright, Education, Curriculum & Instruction - COE
Councilor
(503) 725-4797
avuxeni@gmail.com  

Kellie Gallagher, Intensive English Language Program - IELP
Councilor
(503) 725-2466
kelliegaaup@gmail.com

David Hansen, School of Business Administration - SBA
Councilor
(503) 725-5213
hansend@zoho.com

Kareem Anderson, Student Financial Services - UFS
Councilor
(503) 725-9961
tallmankaa@gmail.com

Erica Geller, Student Affairs - DOSL
Councilor
(503) 725-5341
emgeller@icloud.com

Emily Melgoza, Student Activities & Leadership - SALP
Councilor
(503) 725-5654
emily.ann.melgoza@gmail.com / emelgoza@pdx.edu

Aaron Roussell, Sociology
Councilor
roussellaaron@gmail.com

 

José Padín, Sociology
Immediate Past President
(503) 725-8504
jose.aaup@gmail.com

 

Staff

Phil Lesch
Executive Director
(503) 343-6082
phil@psuaaup.net

Heather Nahmias
Administrative Coordinator
(503) 725-4414
heather@psuaaup.net

*Press Inquiries should be directed to PSU-AAUP President Jennifer Kerns or Executive Director Phil Lesch*