Stacy Borke

Stacy Borke, Senior Policy Advisor

Stacy joined the staff of Chair Vega Pederson in late 2022 as a Senior Policy Advisor, focusing on housing and homelessness. Raised in Idaho’s Treasure Valley, Stacy moved to Oregon in 2001. She holds a dual BA in Women’s and Gender Studies and Sociology from the University of Oregon, and a Master’s of Social Work from Portland State University. 

Stacy served the campus community at the University of Oregon through her work as the LBGTQIA2S+ Coordinator for the Women’s Center, and membership on the Bias Response Team and the Sexual Wellness Advocacy Team. She volunteered with New Roads Homeless Youth Drop-In Center in Eugene, Oregon, before moving to Multnomah County in 2005 to work the overnight shift at Jean’s Place, a shelter for women experiencing homelessness. 

Stacy brings two decades of experience working alongside and in service to people experiencing homelessness and housing instability. Her scope of past work includes direct services; program development, design, implementation, and evaluation; strategic planning and vision setting; executive-level leadership; and community engagement. She has advised national and local audiences engaged in ending homelessness and increasing housing stability.