Lizzie Martinez

Director of Communications & Development

Lizzie joined Housing Oregon in May 2017. Previously, she has worked at Latino Network in Portland as the Development & Communications Director working on issues of education and leadership in Latino communities; and at ServiceNation in Washington, D.C., advocating for national service opportunities. She spent a year as an AmeriCorps VISTA volunteer with Oregon Campus Compact. Lizzie is passionate about using fundraising and communications to connect people with social justice issues and to create positive change in our communities. In the community, she volunteers as a member of the Multnomah County Library Advisory Board; as a board member at the MRG Foundation; and as a board member at Willamette Valley Development Officers. She earned a B.A. at Linfield College, and a Master of Public Administration at American University in Washington, D.C. In her spare time, she likes to read good books, travel to new places and cook delicious food.