crackedpots Program Administrator
Chelsea was born and raised in the Wyoming wind. She soon found herself raft guiding, studying international development, traveling, then moving to Portland, OR. Here she has worked in program development for sustainability. Chelsea blends ecological design thinking, and creative strategies to uplift the circular (regenerative) economy. She is a woman with many interests including restorative environmental art (remediation + land art), portable architecture, metalworking, and fashion.
ReClaim It! Store Manager – firstname.lastname@example.org
Gabrielle first came to ReClaim It! as a volunteer soon after the store opening. Having been born and raised in Wisconsin by dumpster-diving, “fix-it-yourself” parents, RCI was a natural fit. Gabrielle studied and worked in the arts before moving to the PNW in 2007, where she took up work as a doula. A love of gardening led her to a career in floral design, which she credits as an inspiration for seeking out her hands-on role here at ReClaim It!. In her
Kelly Caldwell ReClaim It! Volunteer Coordinator Volunteer@reclaimitpdx.org
Kelly is an environmentalist & eco-feminist, passionate about the quality of relations between people and the natural world. Driven by the intersection of art & activism, she has a long history of building and mobilizing teams of volunteers to impact everything from food insecurity to clean air and water. Meeting new people and learning from them is among the most rewarding aspects of her work. She’s constantly improving her communication skills, and seeks out unique and ethnically diverse settings where she can practice her Spanish speaking or sign language skills. She obtained her Bachelor’s degree in Natural Resource & Environment from the University of Michigan before relocating to the Pacific Northwest. She loves gardening, art, and garden art. She possesses a deep and abiding affinity for extending the life of useful items, and reducing carbon footprint through creative re-using, upcycling, living lightly, and promoting localization.