Spring on the York College campus

Eileen Reavey '13

Political & Nonprofit Consultant
Reavey Consulting
“York College taught me how to be a professional and how to be a leader. Ample opportunities were put in front of me to learn, lead, and grow and I benefited immensely from them.”

Current City: Portland, OR

YCP Degree: BS Environmental Science and Public Policy

Spartan Snapshots

  • Volunteers on a variety of issues and eventually pivoted nonprofit organizing background into political organizing
  • Recent roles and clients include Fundraising Director, Yes for Affordable Housing, Campaign Manager, Joyce Judy for Oregon State; and Field Director, Progressive Oregon PAC
  • After serving as a volunteer for a political group for two years, she was hired on as a lobbyist where she helped pass an election reform bill through the Oregon Senate
  • Received a Master of Studies in Environmental, Natural Resources, and Energy Law in 2017 from Lewis and Clark Law School
  • Recipient of the 2016 YCP Distinguished Recent Graduate Award and Calvin A. Lowe Memorial Leadership Award
  • YCP Student Leader Involvement: Student Senate, York Environmental Society, Trustee Scholar, Senior Honor Society, Pi Sigma Alpha Honor Society, Students Against Slavery and Oppression, Gamma Theta Upsilon Honor Society, and took three study abroad courses
  • YCP Day of Giving Alumni Social Media Ambassador and Alumni Panelist on Campus

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