The Board of Directors of Kaleidoscope Fighting Lupus is dedicated to ending lupus. Their passion to help move our organization forward to support the mission and vision and make a difference for those with lupus is immeasurable. This commitment, knowledge, and expertise will continue to ensure the sustainability and vitality of the organization.
Susan Payseno brings to Kaleidoscope Fighting Lupus more than 30 years of human resources and labor relations experience in both the private and public sectors. She was Vice-President of GPI, a management consulting firm in Eugene, OR, where she worked with a variety of wood products industry clients. Susan served in human resources and labor relations positions at several State of Oregon agencies. She is recognized for her knowledge of employee relations and her ability to develop strategies and solutions to client management issues. Susan holds a Masters degree in Public Administration from Portland State University and a Bachelor’s in Social Science from Western Oregon University. She has led several employee relations compliance and best practices initiatives for Kaleidoscope. She continues to provide such guidance and direction in this area. Susan has a family member with lupus.
Carol is the Vice President – Relationship Banking Officer at Columbia Bank and brings over 35 years’ experience working exclusively with financial institutions, with a solid track record in business development, sales, marketing and management. She thrives on finding the right solutions for each client and serving them with respect while delivering exceptional customer service. Carol works with a number of local businesses and has a passion for non-profit organizations and volunteering time. In addition to serving on the Board for Kaleidoscope Fighting Lupus, Carol also is involved with the following community organizations; Girls Inc. of Northwest Oregon – Marketing Committee; Cascade AIDS Project – Development Committee; Start Making a Reader Today – Gala Committee; and former Board Member of the Children’s Relief Nursery. Carol is a native of Portland, attended Portland State University and is a member of the University Club.
Wendy is a licensed commercial real estate broker at Kidder Mathews, focusing on investment sales, owner/user sales, land sales and buyer representation in the office and industrial markets. She partners with her husband, David Hill, who has more than 30 years’ experience in commercial real estate. Wendy graduated cum laude from Willamette University with a BA in Economics, and is a native Oregonian. Outside of work, she enjoys running, playing tennis, volunteering in the community, and spending time with her husband, two daughters, and golden doodle, Freddy.
Greg has held many positions and taught at Marylhurst since 2003, primarily in the areas of environmental and health sciences. Greg is currently a board member and chair of the Conservation Committee of the Columbia Land Trust, a nonprofit organization devoted to innovatively conserving wildlife habitat, working farms and forestlands in the lower Columbia Basin. Greg is very interested in the medical field’s research in autoimmune diseases and how to best translate this information to the general public.