Otak Employees Named to DJC’s 2020 Women of Vision
Three of Otak’s employees, Serah Breakstone, Angela Khosa-Marangwanda, and Tina Keller, have been announced as 2020 Women of Vision honorees by the Daily Journal of Commerce. Each of these women is recognized for their leadership, mentoring, and community involvement. Our winners join 40 other honorees this year who are all making a difference in the built environment across Oregon and Southwest Washington.
Serah Breakstone, AICP, senior planner and project manager drafted a technical framework for infrastructure-based time extensions that was a crucial piece to getting passage of House Bill 2001 Middle Housing Rulemaking Project for Oregon’s Department of Land Conservation and Development. Serah is treasurer of the Oregon Chapter of the American Planning Association’s board of directors and volunteers at New Avenues for Youth.
Angela Khosa-Marangwanda, Assoc. AIA, NOMA, is an architectural designer and project coordinator at DAY CPM, an Otak division, who plays a significant role in our work with K-12 schools projects and within Otak’s Equity and Inclusion Advisory Group. Angela is a member At-large of the National Organization of Minority Architects, the City of Portland’s Minority Evaluator Program, and Jack & Jill of America.
Tina Keller is our Vancouver administrative services manager who plays a critical role in transitioning our employees toward working remotely. Tina also leads our green efforts, starting the Green Bag Lunch series and earning the Vancouver office the Clark County Green Business Certification. Tina is also a Trail Ambassador for Friends of the Columbia River Gorge, and regularly participates in cleanup and beautification efforts around Vancouver, Washington.
The virtual event celebrating their accomplishments will be held on October 21, 2020 from 4:00 to 5:30 p.m. For more information on this event please visit: