deanna cintas - President
Deanna grew up in California and Hawaii. and moved to Portland in 1997. She has been vegan since 2007 and is one of the co-founders of Try Vegan PDX.
Favorite Vegan Foods in Portland: Blackwater Bar’s Western Burger, Crab Cake Benedict at No Bones Beach Club, the vegan platter from Queen of Sheba
Amanda thomas - Vice president
Amanda grew up in Virginia and moved to Portland in 2016. She went vegetarian in 2011 and Vegan in 2012. She and her husband Enoch joined the Try Vegan PDX committee in 2016.
Favorite Vegan Foods in Portland: Rudy’s Cheeseburger Pizza, the Party Pancit from Ichiza, the Almond Ring from Sweetpea Baking Co.
annie iacobellis - secretary
Annie grew up in Ohio and moved to Portland in 2010. She has been vegetarian since 1999 and went vegan in 2004. She joined the TVPDX committee in 2017 and is the reigning VegQuest champion!
Favorite Vegan Foods in Portland: Mami ramen from Ichiza, Rudy’s pineapple barbecue wings, Brownie Explosion shake at Next Level Burger
enoch thomas - treasurer
Enoch grew up in Virginia and moved to Portland in 2016. He has been Vegan since 2012. He and his wife Amanda joined the TVPDX committee in 2016.
Favorite Vegan Food in Portland: the Buff Burrito at Homegrown Smoker, Pepperoni Pizza from Pizza Creature, Uncle Tsang’s Crispy Beef
darby banales - board member
Darby’s profile is coming soon!