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ANGELA SOUTHWICK

Angela obtained a Master’s degree in Urban and Regional Planning from Portland State University in 2005 focusing on Community Development. In addition to being a strong advocate for citizen involvement, where the community has an opportunity to influence public decisions, she believes in going a step further to support the development of community-based solutions. After spending 10 years of working for Portland’s well-respected neighborhood system, Angela is especially interested in helping vulnerable populations. She also has an Associate’s Degree in Accounting, long-term experience in non-profit bookkeeping and grant management, and extensive knowledge of IRS rules and regulations related to 501(c)3 organizations. Angela serves as PHLUSH Treasurer and expert advisor to the Finance Committee.


From the Blog

PHLUSH is looking for volunteers!

Are you passionate about public sanitation, toilet access, and emergency preparedness? PHLUSH (Public Hygiene Lets Us Stay Human) is looking for enthusiastic volunteers to help us make the world a better place to poop and pee. The need for public restrooms has never been greater due to the pandemic, rising…

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Public Restrooms and COVID-19: Guidelines for Reopening

June 29, 2020 The re-opening of the economy during the continuing COVID-19 pandemic depends on the successful re-opening of toilet facilities. Retail businesses, manufacturing firms, trade workshops, food-processing units, schools and universities, and government institutions must protect people from the SARS-CoV-2 virus. And they are in a position to support…

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There’s plenty of toilet paper in the US – so why are people hoarding it?

Almost 150 U.S. companies make toilet paper. Studio Dagdagaz/Shutterstock.com Jay L. Zagorsky, Boston University The other day I went into Costco to buy some toilet paper. It came as a small shock when I couldn’t find a single roll. The new coronavirus is inspiring panic buying of a variety of household products such as…

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