Pink Sistas, Inc. is a non-profit organization founded by Deb Hart in 2012.
Every member of our board is a volunteer, giving their time to help provide women who’ve been diagnosed with breast cancer THRIVE!
Deb Hart – Founder
Deb is a breast cancer survivor and is full of energy, ideas and fun. She has an amazing story chronicled in her book,”Tug At My Heart”- available on Amazon. A tireless worker, she sets the example and gives us, and others the inspiration to carry on, try to do the right things, and shares with others as a public speakers. Visit her website @inspirationaldeb.com
Clover Duffus – Secretary
Clover is a retired middle school secretary who is enjoying life. She loves sewing, traveling and spending time with her family. Being retired gives Clover the opportunity to give back to her community and friends.
Robyn Ellensohn -Treasurer/CPA
Robyn is our Numbers Girl. She is a CPA for a company called Coffman Excavation LLC. Robyn is a wife, mom, and a true bestie of Deb’s! She is also shy and never takes the spotlight. Here she does and we can’t thank her enough.
Shannon Hacker – Pink in the Gorge Committee Leader
Shannon is a wife, mother of 4 and breast cancer survivor. Her background is in Human Development and she has spent the past 20 years administrating camps and teaching after-school classes. She is excited to join the board and these amazing women in bringing hope, joy and support to others during their journey.
Danielle Cooper – Social Media, Marketing & Event Coordinator
Danielle is a wife, mother of a toddler boy and a breast cancer survivor. She was diagnosed with triple positive breast cancer at 28, when her son was a year old, and underwent 8 rounds of chemo, a bilateral mastectomy, radiation and reconstruction. She holds a bachelor’s degree from Portland State in Supply Chain Management as well as a Pastry Degree from Western Culinary Institute. When she is not working as a Project Manager at Daimler Trucks or running her LipSense business she is spending time with her son, husband, family and friends. In her spare time she runs a blog, documenting her experiences as a survivor, mother, wife and career focused women. You can visit Danielle’s blog by clicking here!
Robin Ray-Rutherford – Website Design and Grant Writer
Robin is a 7 year Breast Cancer survivor and has recently been diagnosed with metastatic Breast Cancer in the bones. She has been a member of our board since 2015. She is a wife and mother of 2 amazing grown daughters. She has 30+ years in managing and consulting. She enjoys a robust real estate career and the best part of her is how she wants to help and support others going through this horrible disease.
Gae Conway – Always a Board Member in Our Hearts
On September 16, 2008, Gae was diagnosed “terminal.” Exactly one year later, she was told she had approximately 6-12 months to live. Gae was with us for another 8 years. She was always a giving, caring, and generous person supporting this cause & others like us. Gae, you are forever in our hearts!
All I members of the Pink Sistas board have completed a 3 month trial period and are voted in by all current board members.