Marcella grew up in a small town in Vermont. Her parents were both teachers and she was raised in a home where education and the role of public schools in the community were highly valued. She moved to Oregon after finishing college and loves the NW lifestyle. After working with small and start-up organizations, Marcella put her financial and operational management skills to work in the non-profit sector. She spent 9 years at Oregon College of Art and Craft and 15 years with the Portland-based youth development organization, Self Enhancement. As Vice President of Finance Marcella is responsible for expense management, financial reporting, and regulatory compliance.