Maja, Founder and Writer

Maja Viklands Harris is a journalist, democracy nerd, and policy analyst with 20+ years of experience advocating for a transparent and democratic public process. She started Rose City Reform in February 2022 to support civic engagement in Portland’s historic reform process.

Emily, Strategic Director

Emily Medress is a nonprofit and philanthropy leader with 15+ years of experience growing social impact organizations. She’s been working to support Rose City Reform’s growth since January 2023.