Mariana Lindsay is the Urban Rural Connection Coordinator at the American Leadership Forum of Oregon. Before joining ALF, she was Interim Executive Director at the Center for Women's Leadership, where she helped create and implement leadership development programs for women and girls across Oregon. Prior to joining the Center in 2012, Mariana was Associate Director at The Bus Project, an organization focused on engaging Oregon's next generation in grassroots civic engagement. She currently serves on the Board of Directors of the ACLU of Oregon and the Advisory Board for the Rural Resiliency Research Project. She formerly served on the State of Oregon Construction Contractors Board.