Professional Experience: Karis Stoudamire-Phillips is a corporate relations officer for the Legacy Health Systems Foundations in Portland.
administered the Damon Stoudamire, Inc.
Foundation from 1998 to 2008, and worked for the American Red Cross, Pacific Northwest Regional Blood Services
, and Allergy Associates Research
is a Portland native and lifelong contributor to community service.
She is a member of the YWCA, Schoolhouse Supplies, and Piedmont Rose Association Boards of Directors and the Big Brother Big Sister African American Advisory Board.
She serves as Treasurer of the Boise Neighborhood Association and is a member of the St. Mary's Academy Alumni Council, Portland Rotary Club, Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, the Portland Chapter of the Links, Inc., and Bridge Builders, in which she has served as Black Baccalaureate Chair since 2001.
resides with her husband, Mike Phillips, in North Portland.