Staff

Bobbin (standing) with OJRC students and others prior to the ACLU NW Conference

Bobbin (standing) with OJRC students and others prior to the ACLU NW Conference

Executive Director 
Surinder Bobbin Singh 
singh@ojrc.org

Bobbin is the founding Executive Director of the Oregon Justice Resource Center, which he co- founded in 2011. He manages the OJRC, oversees staff, volunteers and all programs, and serves as its principal spokesperson. Working with the Board of Directors, he sets policy and direction for the OJRC. 

J.D., Lewis & Clark Law School
B.S., Portland State University

 L to R: Barry Scheck, Ali Vander Zanden

 L to R: Barry Scheck, Ali Vander Zanden

Senior Policy Strategist
Ali Vander Zanden
ali@ojrc.org

Ali Vander Zanden is the Senior Policy Strategist for OJRC, where she is leading an assessment of the abolition of the death penalty in Oregon. As the former Interim Executive Director of EqualityMaine, Ali led planning, fundraising, advocacy and programs to advance the organization's mission of full equality for all lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender people.  Ali values working in coalition and has built and led coalitions for legislative, public education and ballot measure campaigns, including the Mainers United for Marriage coalition that supported the successful effort to win same-sex marriage in Maine.  She has been deeply involved in legislative advocacy on a wide range of issues as Political Director for EqualityMaine and Health Care Organizer for the Maine People's Alliance, including health care, non-discrimination, equality for transgender people, and safe schools for LGBTQ youth.