Board Members

Meet our Board of Directors who works with our staff to fight for equity and justice.

Mayra Ledesma

Mayra is an attorney at the Northwest Workers' Justice Project. As the daughter of migrant parents, Mayra learned at a very young age the injustices that many low-income workers face. She developed a strong interest in the legal aspect of workers' rights, ultimately paving her path to attend law school. Mayra is a member of the Oregon bar.

Will Layng

Will works with the Service Employees International Union (SEIU) Education and Support Fund to develop training programs for real estate service workers. He was the Executive Director of Portland Jobs With Justice from 2017 to 2021 and lives in Northeast Portland. Will is bilingual in English and Spanish.

Tanya Macedo-

Tanya works in the Diversity, Inclusion and Social Impact space and is passionate about uplifting the voices of underserved and BIPOC communities. She has over 7 years of experience working in Environmental Social Governance (ERG) departments for various companies across multiple industries, and has helped create purpose driven brands that have an impact on people and on the communities in which they serve. Throughout her career she's launched innovative and cutting edge programs and campaigns to change companies, improve their culture, and support their people and business objectives by creating opportunities within sustainability, diversity, and social impact.

Outside of her 9 to 5 job, she's also an advocate for underserved communities and has worked with grassroots organizations, activists, and community groups at the forefront of creating change.