Fellowship Pro Bono Advisors

As a Legacy Fellow, SAGE will support you and your peer Fellows with expert coaching, content experts, and recognition for your project accomplishments. The following experts are available to provide pro bono project-level and strategic advice to one or more of our Legacy Fellows.

 Lori Davidson, Advisor on strategy, message development, social media and marketing

Lori_Davidson_Photograph.jpgLori Davidson is an extraordinary listener and strategist with over 25 years of marketing experience. She currently serves as Marketing Strategy Advisor for the Northwest Earth Institute where she is expanding and scaling a flagship outreach program.  Previously, she served as Marketing Director at Intel Corp for fifteen years, and as Senior Director of National Fundraising for Oregon Public Broadcasting, among other organizations both large and small.  Lori has significant experience in bringing new technology initiatives to market, in multi-media/social media marketing and in press relations and communications strategies. Click here to learn more about Lori.

Lenny Dee, Advisor on climate change and community organizing


Lenny Dee is a Sales Director of a software company. He is the co-founder of Onward Oregon, which raises awareness and encourages Oregonians to take action on issues related to the economy, education, elections, healthcare, environment, and equality. Lenny also recently co-founded the Oregon Chapter of 350.org, an international group of climate change activists. He has extensive knowledge and experience on the politics of climate change, and community organizing.


Fran Finney, Advisor on health care initiatives


Fran has over 40 years of health care experience working for both fee-for-service and health maintenance organizations.  Now retired, Fran has worked in multiple roles in health care including as a physical therapist, director of rehabilitation services and of a postgraduate physical therapy residency program, as a medical center administrator with Kaiser Permanente, as an organizational and leadership development consultant, and most recently as the Northern California Director of Leadership and Learning Development for Kaiser Permanente's 65,000 employees. Most recently, Fran served on the Board of the San Francisco League of Women Voters, co-chaired the Warming Shelter dinners and poverty prevention task force for a local large church, served as docent at the San Francisco Presidio, and is now volunteering at the Hood River History Museum and Warming Shelters. Fran has extensive experience with systems improvement, project management, and team, organizational, and leadership development.

Jeanne Magmer, Advisor on education fundraising


Jeanne Magmer is a retired communications director of the Oregon School Boards Association. She is a volunteer board member and former President of the North Clackamas Education Foundation (NCEF) where she helps raise funds to support school music and the arts, provide enrichment grants to teachers for innovative programs and materials district resources cannot supply as well as college and trade school scholarships to high school graduates, funding for out-door-school for middle school and after-school programs for elementary students. Jeanne also has extensive experience in community organizing, including raising funds in her residential community for children’s school supplies. Click here to learn more about Jeanne.


Walt Mintkeski, Advisor on water quality and energy efficiency


Walt Mintkeski is an environmental engineer and citizen advocate for sustainable practices, energy efficiency, and environmental protection. He has over 30 years of knowledge and experience in municipal water, wastewater, and stormwater management.  He is one of the founders of the Johnson Creek Watershed Council, and was awarded The Nature Conservancy’s Lifetime Conservation Achievement Award. Click here to learn more about Walt.

David Nebel, Advisor on policy development and advocacy


David Nebel worked for legal services for 30 years, first as a staff attorney, then as managing attorney in the Oregon Legal Services office in Oregon City, where he represented low income people in a wide variety of cases. From 1989 through 2003, he was a lobbyist for legal services clients in the Oregon legislature, dealing with family law, housing, consumer and labor law issues. More recently, he served for ten years as a Public Affairs Attorney for the Oregon State Bar where he advocated for new legislation and advanced bar priorities such as adequate funding for the courts, legal services and indigent defense. David is known for his knowledge and experience in Oregon politics, the legislative process, lobby dynamics and grassroots advocacy, and the legal system in Oregon. 

Terry Sullivan, Advisor on enterprise development and goal setting

Photo_2_of_Terry_Sullivan.jpgTerry Sullivan, CFB, is the president of Autonomy4U, a professional coaching and consulting firm with a unique emphasis on franchised businesses based in West Linn, Oregon. As the former CEO of an energy industry trade association and long time business owner, Terry has managed every aspect of the business enterprise. Today, he coaches and consults with a variety of business professionals, including those exploring business ownership via acquisitions and new start ups. Through his brand, Choiceology, and using his trademarked "6 Steps to Becoming a Great Decider," Terry speaks and writes about empowerment through conscious choice making. Terry is known for his authentic ability to develop professional strategies to make great decisions around personal and professional goals.

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