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William Simpson Whitaker

Community Organizer

South Side Settlement

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Background Information

Employment History

Teacher

Boise State University


Professor and Dean

Marywood University


Affiliations

Oregon Rural Action

Board Member


Rural Organizing Project

Board Member


Western Organization of Resource Councils

Member and Activist


Health Care for All--Oregon

Treasurer


HCAO

Treasurer


La Grande Observer

Board Member


LaGrande Corp

Treasurer


Democratic Party

SCC Delegate


ORA

Board Member


Education

M.S.W. Program Coordinator


Ph. D.

Boise State University


Web References(71 Total References)


Board of Directors | Oregon Rural Action

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Bill Whitaker
Bill Whitaker (Vice-Chair, 2016-2018) Bill began his life-long involvement in community efforts as a community organizer at South Side Settlement, an interracial progressive social agency in Columbus, Ohio. He went on to help organize the Ohio Steering Committee for Adequate Welfare and the Ohio Walk for Decent Welfare. Bill taught community organization and social welfare policy practice with an emphasis on rural communities for 30 years. While teaching he organized the Wyoming Coalition for WIC, conducted a state-wide study of childhood hunger in Maine, organized the Maine Coalition for Food Security, chaired the State of Maine Blue Ribbon Commission on Childhood Hunger, helped organize the Idaho Interfaith Roundtable Against Hunger, and was president of the board of United Vision for Idaho. He is a board member of the Rural Organizing Project and within ORA serves as its chair as well as sitting on its Personnel and Executive Committees. Bill is a satisfied participant in Medicare and Social Security. His passions include his family and grandchildren Fiona and Max, gardening, Oregon Rural Action local food and energy initiatives, hunger and food policy, climate change/global warming, and healthcare reform. Bill lives in La Grande with his wife Cheryl.


oregonrural.org

Bill Whitaker began his life-long involvement in community efforts as a community organizer at South Side Settlement, an interracial progressive social agency in Columbus, Ohio.
He went on to help organize the Ohio Steering Committee for Adequate Welfare and the Ohio Walk for Decent Welfare. Bill taught community organization and social welfare policy practice with an emphasis on rural communities for 30 years. While teaching he organized the Wyoming Coalition for WIC, conducted a state-wide study of childhood hunger in Maine, organized the Maine Coalition for Food Security, chaired the State of Maine Blue Ribbon Commission on Childhood Hunger, helped organize the Idaho Interfaith Roundtable Against Hunger, and was president of the board of United Vision for Idaho. He is a board member of the Oregon Rural Organizing Project. Bill is a satisfied participant in Medicare and Social Security. His passions include his family and grandchildren Fiona and Max, gardening, Oregon Rural Action local food and energy initiatives, hunger and food policy, climate change/global warming, and healthcare reform. Bill lives in La Grande with his wife Cheryl.


Staff and Volunteers — Oregon Rural Action

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Bill Whitaker
Volunteer Interim Executive Director and Board Secretary Bill Whitaker Bill has been involved throughout his life in community efforts intended to foster social justice. His work has focused on poverty, hunger and food security. For 10 years Bill was a community organizer at South Side Settlement, an interracial progressive social agency in Columbus, Ohio, where he worked with neighbors on human rights such as welfare, housing, neighborhood preservation, employment and education. He helped organize the Ohio Steering Committee for Adequate Welfare and the Ohio Walk for Decent Welfare which resulted in the founding of the National Welfare Rights Organization. For thirty years Bill practiced and taught community organization and social welfare policy practice with an emphasis on rural communities in the United States and throughout the world. While teaching he organized the Wyoming Coalition for WIC, conducted a state-wide study of childhood hunger in Maine, organized the Maine Coalition for Food Security, chaired the State of Maine Blue Ribbon Commission on Childhood Hunger, helped organize the Idaho Interfaith Roundtable Against Hunger, and was president of the board of United Vision for Idaho. He is a board member of the Oregon Rural Organizing Project. Bill is a satisfied participant in Medicare and Social Security. His passions include his family and grandchildren Fiona and Max, gardening, Oregon Rural Action local food and energy initiatives, hunger and food policy, climate change/global warming, and healthcare reform. Bill lives in La Grande with his wife Cheryl.


Looking for a Few Good People for our Board of Directors | Oregon Rural Action

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Or for more information, contact Jason Rosvold (jasonrosvold1234@hotmail.com) 541-912-4456, or Bill Whitaker (bill@oregonrural.org) 541-805-5681.


Board of Directors - Rural Organizing Project

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Bill Whitaker - La Grande, Union County
Our very own Mad as Hell Doctor, of Social Work, Bill has been a champion of social justice for over 50 years. As a welfare rights organizer in Ohio to co-founding the Wyoming Coalition for WIC, the Maine Coalition For Food Security, and the Idaho Interfaith Coalition on Hunger, Bill's belief in a better world has led him from the university classroom to the community where he inspires students and fellow organizers to put their passion into action. Bill currently represents Oregon Rural Action on the boards of Rural Organizing Project and Health Care for All Oregon. Bill resides with his wife Cheryl in La Grande, Oregon, where they co-chair the ORA Health Care Reform Action Team.


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