Meet our Crackedpots Staff
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.
Jessica Troix Suarez
ReClaim It! Store Manager
Jessica is an Orlando Florida native who found her way to Portland in search of good food, adventure, and a Linguistics degree. She comes to ReClaim It! possessing a lifetime of experience as a champion of the thrift and resale world. Living based on a philosophy rooted in re-using as much as possible, and a belief that sometimes old things are a much better option than new, Jessica hopes to expand her horizons and fully take advantage of the conscious mindset of Portland’s community. When not working or studying, Jessica enjoys creating art, writing, and traveling just about anywhere.
Kelly Caldwell ReClaim It! Volunteer Coordinator
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.