Josh Todd (MPA ’02) celebrated six years as executive director of Campus Compact of Oregon, the largest nonprofit network of higher education in the state of Oregon. Before joining the organization, he was director of the Commission on Children, Families, and Community in Multnomah County, Oregon.
Todd began his professional career as an AmeriCorps member with the Bay Area Youth Agency Consortium, where he conducted street outreach, HIV education, and testing; and ran peer education groups for students in Marin County. He has a bachelor’s degree in social work from Aurora University in Illinois.
With a background in youth and community development and organizational change related to racial justice and equity, Todd has expertise in equity-focused organizational change and transformation as well as collective systems organizing among networks of partners. He has one daughter and one son.
Campus Compact of Oregon supports 24 college and university partners and 12 government, K-12, and nonprofit partners in improving their institutional practices related to racial equity, collaborative learning, and community partnership.
The nationwide organization was founded in 1986 by the presidents of Brown University, Georgetown University, and Stanford University to advance the public purpose of colleges and universities. Campus Compact of Oregon was founded in 1996 by the presidents of Portland State University and Willamette University. The University of Wisconsin-Madison is a member of Wisconsin Campus Compact.