Board Members:

Kathi  Holmes (Chair), Ron Nelson & Carrie Goble (Co-Chairs), Richard Mohley (Treasurer), Jill Erickson (Secretary), Alice Blatt (Historian), Ed Zarrins (Land Use), Chris Moore (Web Master), Shirley Larsen


To enhance the livability of the area by establishing and maintaining an open line of communication between the neighborhood and other public constituencies by which all members of the neighborhood may involve themselves in the affairs within the Wilkes district.


Meetings are held at: Margaret Scott Elementary School Library 14700 NE Sacramento


Next General Meeting: 

Wilkes Community Group –  Board Meeting
Tuesday, March 3rd, 2015
6:30 PM-8:15 PM

Margaret Scott Elementary School Library
14700 NE Sacramento Street, Portland, OR 97230


6:30 Introductions
6:35 Minutes and Treasurers Report
6:40 Police Officer(s) Report

6:50 Eliza Lindsay from EPNO to discuss the full voting rights of Wilkes members
Bylaw states:- Membership Actions: Items requiring a vote of the General Membership
are election of Board members, election of officers, and approval of revisions of the
bylaws, and any item referred by the Board to the General Membership..

7:10 Removing a member for absences (The Board, by majority vote, may consider vacant any Board position involving unexcused
absences by a Board or committee member missing three consecutive meetings.)

7:20 New Board Member Nominee (The Board may appoint a replacement Board member, in case
of vacancy, or to fill an unexpired term.)

7:30 Web Manager Backup - Jim Blatt has volunteered

7:35 Paying transactions for Wilkes Movie this summer. Joyce Ley says Richard Mohle will have
to write chcecks and ask for reimblursement from PP&R when the event is over.

7:45 Ron Nelson - PA System 

7:50 Land Use - South side of Halsey on the corner of 157 


Mar 3, 2015 by
Many folks from the area had to travel quite a distance to attend the 2014 Spirit of Portland Awards ceremony this year, on the evening of November 6; but three major organizations and one individual from East Portland found the trip rewarding. Before the program, Portland Mayor Charlie Hales said, “There is a lot of joy in this room. Many times, theirs is a thankless job – this is our way to say ‘thank you’ to those who have given so much to the City.” Previewing the upcoming awards, Hales added, “East Portland is now really part of the City family. That's why it's great that we see so many awards going to outer East Portland programs and activists – people who have made this community better already.” More...
Mar 3, 2015 by
The Wilkes Community Group, a Portland Neighborhood Association, has a remarkably active Board of Directors of nine (bylaws allow 15), sharing many important responsibilities, but we are only as effective as the level of citizen participation (Wilkes has approximately 3,900 homes). More...
Mar 3, 2015 by
One major organization that is working on some of these things and some different ideas is East Portland Action Plan also known as EPAP. If you wish for many of these infrastructure ideas to come about please get involved. Work within your neighborhood organization or EPAP. More...
May 5, 2015, 6:30 pm
14700 NE Sacramento Street, Portland, OR 97230
Jun 2, 2015, 6:30 pm
14700 NE Sacramento Street, Portland, OR 97230