VOIS Board of Directors


Valerie Plummer, Treasurer, is principal of Impact Development Consulting and provides fund development assistance to a variety of emerging and mid-size nonprofit organizations. Valerie has been engaged in fund development professionally for thirteen years, and brings expertise in accessing funding through federal agencies, regional and national foundations, corporate philanthropy, and individual giving. Valerie is also a member of the Portland State University Business Outreach Program Advisory Board, the Hacienda CDC Community Economic Development committee, the MicroMentor advisory board, and the Craft3 Advisory Board.


Jefferson Smith


Mitch Rofsky.January.2013Mitch Rofsky is President and CEO of Better World Club, the only contemporary alternative to AAA and other auto clubs. Better World not only advocates for the consumer and stands apart from AAA’s “highway lobby” policy agenda, but also offers distinctive services such as the first travel company Carbon Offset program to fight Global Warming, discounts on membership fees for hybrid car drivers and mass transit pass holders, and the only nationwide bicycle roadside assistance, to name a few, along with nationwide 24/7 roadside assistance. It’s eNewsletter, Kicking Asphalt, was named “The Onion” of corporate newsletters by Eco Talk Radio. Mitch started his career as an attorney for Ralph Nader, where he lobbied Congress for Public Citizen’s Congress Watch. He later became President of Working Assets Capital Management and helped it expand from a “stand alone” money market fund to a family of funds, including equity, balanced, and bond funds. Working Assets Capital Management was later sold to the Citizens Funds. In addition to his service on the VOIS Board of Directors, Mitch also serves on the Board of Directors of the New Voice of Business. He is a graduate of both the University of Pennsylvania’s Wharton School of Finance and Commerce and the Law School of the University of California.


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