Julie Fahey | Speaker of the House
Oregon House District 14

Julie Fahey represents House District 14 (West Eugene & Veneta) in the Oregon State Legislature. She was first elected to the House in 2016 and was elected by her colleagues to serve as Speaker of the House in 2024. Prior to being elected Speaker, she served as House Majority Leader for two years.

In her time in the legislature, Speaker Fahey has focused on housing affordability as Chair of the Housing Committee. She played a significant role in crafting and passing legislation to address homelessness and housing affordability in Oregon, including 2023’s Affordable Housing and Emergency Homelessness Response Package, focused on increasing the supply of housing in Oregon, preventing homelessness, and getting more people on a pathway out of homelessness.

During her time as Majority Leader, she served as the Chair of the Rules Committee, focusing on elections, ethics, and democracy reforms. In that role she championed an expansion of Oregon’s automatic voter registration program and helped pass 2024’s historic campaign finance reform bill that placed limits on campaign contributions. She has also served as a co-Chair of the legislature’s Conduct Committee where she worked to make the Capitol an inclusive and respectful workplace for all.

Outside of the legislature, Speaker Fahey has two decades of experience in the private sector as a business consultant and co-founder of a human resources consulting firm for businesses and nonprofits. Through her work, she helps employers pay their employees fairly, build skilled workforces, and make organizations great places to work.

Rachael Duke | Executive Director
Community Partners for Affordable Housing

Rachael Duke came to Community Partners for Affordable Housing in 2015 and has 35 years of experience working in the field of housing and housing services, including over 20 years in the public sector with Home Forward, (the Housing Authority of Portland) and the City of Portland’s Bureau of Housing and Community Development.  At Home Forward, Rachael was responsible for the overall operations of the agency’s resident services programs, including developing and implementing supportive housing for people with multiple housing barriers.  Rachael started her career at Outside In, a non-profit agency providing health care and serving youth who are homeless, where Rachael developed HIV and AIDS prevention programming.

Over the last three decades, Rachael has served on numerous boards, currently serving as board chair for Housing Oregon. She is a trained mediator and facilitator and holds a Masters of Urban Studies from Portland State University and a BA from Oberlin College (Ohio) and recently completed the Neighborworks Executive Leadership Program at the Harvard School of Government.

Molly Rogers | Executive Director
Housing Authority of Washington County

Molly Rogers is the Washington County Department of Housing Services Director. She brings over 25 years of nonprofit and public sector experience in affordable housing, ending homelessness, and community development in the Portland Metro Region, New York, and Minneapolis. Most recently, Molly served as the interim director and deputy director of the Portland Housing Bureau where she led planning efforts for the Bureau’s key strategic priorities—Portland’s Housing Bond, the Metro Affordable Housing Bond, and Supportive Housing. Prior to PHB, Molly spent eight years at Home Forward, the housing authority for Multnomah County, where she was responsible for housing policy and asset management for the agency’s 6,500-unit portfolio. She also managed programs, policies, and projects for the Housing Development Center, Portland’s Bureau of Housing and Community Development and New York City’s Department of Homeless Services. She has a master’s degree from Columbia University’s School of International and Public Affairs and a bachelor’s degree from Macalester College in St. Paul, Mn.

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