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Stephen Reichard, Interim Executive Director
Stephen Reichard joined the Citizens Crime Commission as the Interim Executive Director in August 2018. As the Interim Executive Director, he will provide leadership for the organization until a permanent executive director is selected.
Reichard brings some 30 years’ professional experience to his work with the Crime Commission including work as Northwest Area Vice President for Option Care, Inc., the nation’s largest home infusion company; President and co-founder of RehabLogic, Inc., an Internet-based rehabilitation company; Executive Director of the Inland Neuroscience & Spine Center, a center of excellence in the neurosciences based at Sacred Heart Medical Center in Spokane, WA; Interim Executive Director with Cancer Care Northwest, a $50 million, twenty-physician multi-disciplinary oncology practice located in Spokane, WA; and Chief Operating Officer with Planned Parenthood Columbia Willamette in Portland, OR. He most recently served as Executive Director of the ReBuilding Center, Portland’s iconic salvage building materials organization. A graduate of Columbia University in the City of New York, Reichard was a fellow in African and Latin American history at Northwestern University where he earned his masters degree in 1984. Reichard has completed much of the work for a masters in health policy and administration from Washington State University. Reichard has published widely in both peer reviewed and non-peer reviewed publications, has presented at numerous conferences and proceedings, and is the recent recipient of the 2017 Golden Compass Award from the Building Materials Reuse Association for his work promoting equity in the building materials reuse industry.
A 2010 graduate of Stanford University D.School Design Thinking Bootcamp, Reichard is a noted change agent. While he has not sought Six Sigma certification, he is highly skilled and experienced in the tools of performance improvement. He has designed and led numerous departmental and company-wide re-organizations, returning entities into engines of high performance and profitability.
Stephen is excited to work with the Citizens Crime Commission as it strategically focuses on evidence-based practices and policies that reduce crime, improve civility and strengthen communities. Stephen’s primary focus during his tenure with the Crime Commission will be on addressing Portland’s homelessness crisis.
ON PATROL: CHIEF REESE – 2011
COMMUNITY POLICING & LAW ENFORCEMENT TRAINING – 2013