The Project Lemonade board is responsible for setting the vision and direction of the organization. Additionally, the Project Lemonade board oversees the day-to-day operations.

Current Board Members

Cheryl Scherzer,* Board President, Co-Founder

Human Resources Professional

Rhonda Meadows,* Founder & Board Vice President

President, HR Consulting

Michael Liska CPA, ABV, Board Treasurer

Senior Appraiser, Liska Evaluation LLC

Karen Hinsdale, Board Secretary

Owner, The Cellar Door


Sarah Allen

Director, Allen Trust Company

Austin Blythe*

PR Director, Salt & Straw

Kirsten Brady*

President-Oregon Advisory Board, Stand for Children

Jonathan Cavanagh

Attorney, Cable Huston LLP

Melissa Clausen Conrad

Vice President Wellness & Marketing, Touchmark

Linda Favero

Principal Consultant, Coraggio Group

Lexy Garbarino

Director of Events, Portland Business Journal

Heidi Grenley

Community Advocate

Betsy Lake

Community Advocate

Anna Palermo

Assistant Vice President, Wells Fargo Advisors

Maria Ponzi

President/Director of Sales, Ponzi Vineyards

Neal Shechter

Attorney, Angeli Law Group

Dawn Tangvald

President, Northwest Self Storage

Tana Thomson

Chief People Officer, Vista Capital Partners

Andrea Wetsel

President/CEO, SPF Ventures, LLC

Sara Wright

Director of Alumni & Parent Relations,Central Catholic High School

Past Board Members

Gail Andersen

Jennifer Andres*

Paula Brooke*

Cari Coyer

Susie Ellison*

Brianna Finney*

Cynthia Fraser*

Anthony Preston

Teri Beatty

Stephanie Kjar

Cheryl McElroy*

Cynthia Morgan

Laurel Strickler

Tricia Smith

Kris Wright

Janet Cathcart*

Betsy Koback