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    G CODY QJ GOLDBERG / Executive Director & Harper's Dad

    cody@harpersplayground.org / (503) 730-5445

    Father of two, Cody is proud to serve as the Executive Director of Harper’s Playground. A big fan of inclusion of all kinds, Cody is committed to creating opportunities for both of his daughters to build friendships and community for themselves.  
    Cody is a graduate of New York University with a BFA in Film & Television Studies. Along with his wife, April, Cody is the co-founder of Harper’s Playground. Together they spearheaded the design, funding, and construction of the first Harper's Playground in Portland, OR. Cody believes that the power of a well designed and realized inclusive play space can truly transform a community for the better. “Life is a party, and everyone should be invited!”
    See Cody's TEDx Talk

    BRITT STETSON / Development Director

    britt@harpersplayground.org / (503) 997-3379

    Britt is a native Oregonian and a graduate of Oregon State University.  Since beginning her nonprofit career in 2008, Britt has worked in fundraising, project management, and communications to build community strength through her lens of compassion and understanding. Britt recently received an MBA at Willamette University and was also a founding board member of the Portland Chapter of the Young Nonprofit Professionals Network (YNPN). She loves to hike, CrossFit, practice yoga, frequent farmers markets, and make a big mess in her tiny kitchen. “Play more than shaped my childhood; it shaped the person I am. We have an opportunity to affect the lives of so many children through inclusive playgrounds and I am beyond proud to be even a small part of making that possible.”  

    CAILYN GRINDY / Student Brand Manager Program Coordinator 


    Cailyn is a current student at Central Washington University working towards her bachelors in chemistry, with the hopes of one day having the opportunity to teach chemistry to high school students. Growing up in the NW with four rowdy brothers around, Cailyn has continually found play a large part of life.  “As a supporter of play, I am so excited and thankful to support and serve the mission of Harper’s Playground!”

    TODD GIRVIN / Lead Designer / Girvin Associates, Inc.

    Todd is an old high school pal of Cody's, and is like an uncle to Harper. He brings a wealth of landscape design skills to Harper’s Playground. “I’m thrilled to be able to lend my skills to such a worthy project.” says Todd. Todd is a graduate of Cal Poly San Luis Obispo and works for the firm built by his father George; Girvin Associates, Inc.