Board and Members

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Link to list of all members of the St. Johns Boosters

Link to our bylaws: 9-page PDF


On November 15, 2017 we elected our new board members:

These board members join the current board that includes:

Nancy Arveson, past Secretary and manager of the St. Johns Library, is stepping away from the board this year because of her retirement. We thank Nancy for all of her service to the St. Johns community, for keeping our meeting minutes, for making us laugh, and for the joy she brings with her everywhere.


President, Mike Johnson

Mike Johnson on the roof of the St. Johns Ace Hardware store.

Mike Johnson is the owner of St. Johns Ace Hardware and President of the St. Johns Boosters.

Mike and his wife, Kim, own the popular Ace Hardware in St. Johns, on the corner of Lombard Street and Tyler Avenue. When he is not working at the hardware store, you will see him playing with his two happy dogs.

Vice President, Risa Davis

Risa Davis

Risa Davis, Principal Broker Nouveau Realty

Secretary, Cristina Marino

Cristina Marino

Cristina Marino, owner and instructor, Cathedral Park Music.

“Passion – Practice – Performance”, is the slogan for Christina’s business, Cathedral Park Music, located at 7427 N Lombard Street. Her passion for music is infectious. Her students, both children and adults, love learning, practicing and performing.

When she is not teaching music, Christina is busy running the nonprofit, Cathedral Park Performing Arts Collective.

Treasurer, Charlie Te

Charlie Te

Charlie Te, Albina Community Bank

Charlie Te went to Portland State University and graduated with a degree in Marketing, Management, and Human Resources. He recently received his MBA with a focus in Finance from Marylhurst University.

Most of Charlie’s professional career is in the financial industry working in all aspects of banking. He is the Vice President and Market Manager for Albina Community Bank for the MLK and St. Johns area.

In his spare time he likes to watch sports and explore Portland.  

Members at Large

Communications and Technology Committee, Mary Ann Aschenbrenner

Mary Ann Aschenbrenner

Mary Ann Aschenbrenner, President of Waterlink Web.

Mary Ann and her husband, John Aschenbrenner, have lived in St. Johns since 1990. They both enjoy gardening, hiking and this thriving neighborhood. Together they own and operate the seasonal but popular Asches Urban Honey, an apiary in their garden next to the chicken run.

After five years of website marketing and administration for Metro, Mary Ann started building websites and learning coding and search engine optimization at Portland Community College in 2012. One of her first websites was Friends of Pier Park, an advocacy organization she has volunteered for since 2005. In 2014 she completed the PCC program and earned a certificate in Website Development and Design. That is also the year she launched Waterlink Web to build websites for small businesses and nonprofit organizations.

As President of Waterlink Web, Mary Ann has built dozens of WordPress websites for small companies, individuals and nonprofits. The company slogan is, “Connecting Your Customers to You.” Waterlink Web does that by building websites that your customers will find and that make you look good on the internet.

Business District Relations Committee, Beth Preciso

Beth Preciso

Beth Preciso, The Mans Shop

An accomplished seamstress, Beth is also a big part of the success of The Man’s Shop, a men’s clothing store at 8511 N Lombard. Along with Kert Wright from Sabi & Friends Vintage, she also organizes the popular “Night on the Town.”

Deanna Cantrell

Deanna Cantrell, professional photographer and chief photographer for St. Johns Boosters.

Jean Schwartz

Jean Schwartz, Metamorphic

Rachel Jones

Rachel Jones, Sky High Glass Gallery

Scott Berry, Senior Financial Services Representative for Foresters Financial

Scott Berry, Senior Financial Services Representative for Foresters Financial

All Members

  1. 45th Parallel Wines, Matt Hensel and Shannon Duff (new member in 2017)
  2. Ace Hardware in St. Johns, Mike Johnson and Kim Johnson (renewed membership in 2018)
  3. Albina Community Bank, Charlie Te (renewed membership in 2018)
  4. Alshiref Design, Shiref (new member 2018)
  5. Big Kahuna’s BBQ and Catering, Gary Herrera (new member in 2018)
  6. Bikram Yoga St. Johns, Kay Dover and Orlo Flock (new member in 2018)
  7. Bizzy Lizzie, Liz Smith (renewed membership in 2018)
  8. Blue Bird Tavern, Tim Jorgensen (new member in 2017)
  9. Blue Marigold Massage, Dali Singh (new member in 2018)
  10. Breathe, Rachel Neet (new member in 2017)
  11. Burgerville, Matthew Wiederholt (new member in 2017)
  12. Cascade Environmental, Jennifer Levy (new member in 2018)
  13. Cathedral Eye Care, James Armstrong (new member in 2018)
  14. Cathedral Park Jazz Festival, Margie Smith (renewed membership in 2017)
  15. Cathedral Park Music, Cristina Marino (renewed membership in 2018)
  16. Cathedral Park Performing Arts Collective, Audrey Voon (new member in 2018)
  17. Cellular Plus, Sade Weisheipl (new member in 2018)
  18. Chris Lazarus Associates, Chris Lazarus (new member in 2018)
  19. Club Sky High, Rachel Jones (renewed membership in 2018)
  20. Comic Cave PDX, Doug O’Loughlin (new member in 2017)
  21. Convergence Architecture, Joe Purkey (renewed membership in 2018)
  22. Deanna Cantrell Photography, Deanna Cantrell (renewed membership in 2018)
  23. Delicious Life Wellness, Allison Kirley (renewed membership in 2018)
  24. District Real Estate, Amy Gibson and Kristen Riggs (new member in 2017)
  25. Etcetera Gifts & Goods, Brie Wissler (renewed membership in 2018)
  26. Exuberance Catering, Cindy Scheel (new member in 2018)
  27. Foresters Financial, Scott Berry (renewed membership in 2018)
  28. Fuchsia Troutman Inventory Management, Fuchsia Troutman (new member in 2018)
  29. Hustad Funeral Home, Scott Logan (new member in 2017)
  30. LaborWorks, Dan Kearns (new member in 2017)
  31. Leah Dowling Real Estate, Leah Dowling (renewed membership in 2018)
  32. Leisure Public House, Nicole Blanchette (new member in 2018)
  33. Lombard Street Tattoo, Jessi Preston (new member in 2017)
  34. Living Room Realty, Howard Greenfield (renewed membership in 2017)
  35. Lucas Cole Agency — Farmers Insurance, Lucas Cole (renewed membership in 2018)
  36. Mellum Family Dentistry, Nick Mellum (new member in 2018)
  37. Metamorphic, Jean Schwartz (renewed membership in 2018)
  38. Morehouse Barbers, Adam Morehouse (new member in 2017)
  39. Nature’s Pet Market, Matt and Celest Richards (renewed membership in 2017)
  40. NAPA Auto Parts, John Randall (new member in 2017)
  41. North End Barber Company, Jim Cramer (renewed membership in 2018)
  42. Northwest Container (Waste Connections Inc.), Tom Leland (new member in 2017)
  43. Nouveau Realty Group, Risa Davis (renewed membership in 2018)
  44. Oregonians Credit Union, Emily Spall (renewed membership in 2018)
  45. Pizza Nostra, Abdu Alhoti (renewed membership in 2017)
  46. Premiere Property Group, Frank Marzetta (new member in 2017)
  47. RõM Shoes, Annalisa Romano (renewed membership in 2018)
  48. Salty Teacup, Karen Urban (renewed membership in 2018)
  49. Shanti Om Yoga, Bhakti Foster (renewed membership in 2017)
  50. Sky High Glass Gallery, Rachel Jones (renewed membership in 2018)
  51. Something Borrowed Portland, Lane Bigsby (new member in 2017)
  52. St. Johns Clay Collective, Lindsay Fryback (renewed membership in 2018)
  53. St. Johns Food Share, KarenJean Lundborg (renewed membership in 2018)
  54. St. Johns Library, Nancy Arveson (renewed membership in 2017)
  55. St. Johns Center for Opportunity, Lindsay Jensen (renewed membership in 2018)
  56. St. Johns Storage, NW Self Storage, Skylar Merkelbach (renewed membership in 2018)
  57. St. Johns Vision Clinic, Scott Overton (new member in 2017)
  58. Stumptown Chiropractic, Melissa Bartoszewski (renewed membership in 2018)
  59. The Aspire Project, Sue Darrow (new member in 2017)
  60. The Great North, Matt Brown and Jeff Hokyo (renewed membership in 2018)
  61. The Man’s Shop, Beth Preciso (renewed membership in 2018)
  62. The Olive & Vine, Derek Shaw (renewed membership in 2017)
  63. Therapy Stores, Inc., Brittney Nicolulis (renewed membership in 2018)
  64. Timmco Insurance, Greg Bair (renewed membership in 2018)
  65. Tre Bone, Serge (renewed membership in 2017)
  66. Waterlink Web, Mary Ann Aschenbrenner (renewed membership in 2018)
  67. West Coast Fitness, Jay and Terri Chadney (renewed membership in 2018)
  68. Wildwood Dental, Ross Hart (new member in 2018)
  69. Working Class Medicine, Jennifer Davidson (new member in 2018)
  70. Vern Luce, Commercial Property Owner (new member in 2017)
  71. Zumbido de Portland, Samantha Bartlett (renewed membership in 2018)

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