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ACT SIX STAFF AT THE CONTINGENT

Adam Ristick

Adam Ristick

Director of Scholarships

A graduate of Cleveland High School in Southeast Portland, Adam has lived in the city his entire life. Adam is an Act Six alum from the first cadre at Warner Pacific College, where he served as student body president and earned a B.S. in Human Development in 2013. As Portland Director, Adam provides leadership for The Contingent team in the selection, training and support of Portland scholars.

Demetrius Rhodes

Demetrius Rhodes

Assistant Director of Scholar Empowerment

Demetrius was born and raised in Portland, Oregon. For his education, Demetrius attended Concordia University where he received a bachelors of arts. He studied Theology and Business on a Track & Field scholarship. Demetrius has spent the past 9 years dedicated to urban youth ministry. He is passionate to see his community flourish through discipleship and leadership development.

Felicia Tripp

Felicia Tripp

Executive Director of Multicultural Leadership

Felicia Tripp Folsom is the Executive Director of Multicultural Leadership of The Contingent. She leads her work and her life through an equity lens that partners with relationships building and collaboration with her community on issues involving education, healthcare, affordable housing and social justice. During her 25 years serving our community, she is an accomplished advocate, thought leader and director who serves on a variety of boards and commissions throughout the Portland Metro Area.

Ben Sand, M.Div.

Ben Sand, M.Div.

CEO, The Contingent

In his role as CEO of The Contingent, Ben is committed to strengthening leadership for the spiritual and social renewal of the city. Ben’s experience and expertise align well with the opportunity Act Six provides for leaders in Oregon and he provides support in key areas of the initiative.

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OFFICE

The Contingent
809 N Russell St #203
Portland OR 97227

CONTACT

Adam Ristick
Act Six Portland Director
503 477 3255  phone
actsix@portlandleadership.org

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