board of directors


Suma is committed to frontline organizational leadership. Our initial board of directors is made up of talented and knowledgeable individuals from across Portland’s frontline communities:

curriculum workgroup


This 7-member workgroup, including 6 frontline community members, designs, presents, refines and shares Suma’s digital capacity building curriculum. Expertise includes:

  • affordable housing
  • software engineering
  • participatory research
  • digital justice
  • environmental education
  • enterprise workgroup


    This 9-member workgroup, including 6 frontline community members, collaborates with staff, community and other partners to design, pilot and evaluate the Suma platform. Expertise includes: