Toni Tabora-Roberts has more than 20 years of experience working in the nonprofit and private sectors in a variety of roles, with expertise in program management, communications, community engagement, grant making and strategic planning. She has particular experience and passion for arts, culture, media, education, leadership development, and social justice. Her approach to work with organizations favors team-based collaboration, interpersonal connections, experiential engagement, and culturally responsive, strengths-based facilitation. She founded Esper House, a management, project, and communications consultancy. Toni works with and has worked with a wide range of organizations including Regional Arts & Culture Council, Portland Parks Foundation, Meyer Memorial Trust, City Club of Portland, MediaRites, Shaking the Tree, SocialKraft, Unit Souzou, Oregon Public Broadcasting, KBOO Community Radio, and Center for Asian American Media. She currently serves as Board Chair for APANO Communities United Fund and is a core member of Arts Workers for Equity. She has previously served with City Club of Portland’s Friday Forum Committee, on the Program Committee with Partners in Diversity, and as Board Vice Chair with Bitch Media. She also makes time to play and create through writing, performance, terraria, and whatever strikes. Toni is a proud mama, wife, daughter, and tita.