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Ethos Staff

Ethos staff members are dedicated to ensuring that all kids in Oregon have access to the academic and behavioral benefits of quality music education.

 

Ethos Staff

Jed Headshot Cropped Jedidiah Chavez, Executive Director

Jedidiah Chavez worked as Ethos’ Development Director from 2008-2011  and has significantly increased contributed revenue while also creating and sustaining relationships with Ethos’ families, staff, instructors, and Board of Directors.  He was a member of Ethos’ management team who successfully secured $1.5 million for capital improvements to Ethos’ North Portland headquarters and he was also […]

adam-3 Adam Goodwin, Director of Programs

Adam Goodwin started working at Ethos in 2008 through the University of Portland’s work study program. He has since served as an Americorps member, private lesson coordinator, Director of Admissions and most recently as Urban Outreach Manager. While working administrative positions, Adam looks forward to teaching guitar and rock band class. Contact: adam@ethos.org

Megan Moran Megan Moran, Rural Outreach Director

Megan rejoined the Ethos Music Center family as Rural Outreach Director in April 2017, after living in Denver and Boston for 5 years. Megan is a Northwest native who received a Bachelor of Arts from Lewis and Clark College, focusing on violin and voice performance. She served as a Rural Music Facilitator AmeriCorps member in […]

2016-headshots-web-0330 Sei Harris, Director of Partnerships and Expansion

Sei Harris began working at Ethos in 2010 as an Americorps member in the towns of Long Creek and Monument. In 2013, he relocated to Portland and taught cello, guitar, ukulele, and hip hop classes at Ethos headquarters. Sei currently serves as Ethos’ Director of Partnerships and Expansion. He continues to teach cello, ukulele, and […]

2016-headshots-web-0300 Rachel Gilmore, Executive Assistant

Rachel joined Ethos in the role of Executive Assistant in September 2016. She holds a Bachelor of Arts in Environmental Policy from Linfield College and is an alumna of the AmeriCorps National Civilian Community Corps. Rachel is tremendously thankful for the opportunity to channel her enthusiasm for music and youth development in support of Ethos’ mission. Contact: rachel@ethos.org

vanessa-web-3038 Vanessa Jo Harris, Program Coordinator

Vanessa Jo Harris joined Ethos as Program Coordinator in January 2017. She is trained in music engineering and production, and holds a Bachelor of Fine Arts in Recorded Music from the Clive Davis Institute of Recorded Music at Tisch School of the Arts at NYU. Vanessa began piano and vocal training at a young age, […]

2017-ross-1323 Ross Faulkenberg, Admissions Manager

Ross joined the Ethos team as Admissions Manager in May 2017. He spent the previous ten years refining his skills as a piano technician and serving as shop manager for Classic Pianos in southeast Portland. He holds a Bachelors of English from Portland State University and currently volunteers with local organizations Write Around Portland, Lines […]

2017-liz-1283 Elizabeth Dominguez, Admissions Assistant

Elizabeth Dominguez joined Ethos as Admissions Assistant in April 2017. Born in San Jose, she made her way to Portland to earn a Bachelor of Arts in Flute Performance at Warner Pacific College. Elizabeth strongly believes that every person should have a chance at music education and feels passionate about the work Ethos is doing […]

coroners-5 Fisher Newman, Student Instrument Intern

Fisher is a long-time Ethos student in Ethos’ rock band program and is the guitarist of Coroner’s Stone. Outside of Ethos, he studies at Portland Community College. As Instrument Intern, Fisher organizes and maintains instruments and supplies. He also coordinates instrument donations and rentals. Contact: instruments@ethos.org

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