Homeless Programs Manager, Portland Housing Bureau
Sally Erickson manages the City's investments in ending homelessness, building innovative partnerships among public and private entities. She leads a team that is supporting the work of A Home for Everyone, our community's plan to end homelessness. Sally is a passionate advocate for affordable housing and services for those with disabilities, particularly those with mental illnesses. In her former role as Executive Director of the Council for the Homeless in Vancouver, Washington (1999-2004), Sally led the community's efforts to increase affordable housing. She also launched a regional initiative to provide homes and support for homeless families. Sally earned her MSW at the University of Hawaii, and her BA at Occidental College.