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By The Skanner News | The Skanner News
Published: 06 July 2022

SALEM, Ore. — Oregon Housing and Community Services announced that Sharon Nickleberry Rogers, CPA, is newly appointed to serve on the Oregon Housing Stability Council. The council works to establish OHCS’ strategic direction to meet the housing and services needs of low- and moderate-income Oregonians, as well as reviews and sets policy for the development and financing of affordable housing in the state.

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“Councilmember Nickleberry Rogers brings impressive professional experience and a passion for serving communities facing barriers to housing access,” said OHCS Director Andrea Bell. “We need voices like Sharon’s in our council to support our mission of building and preserving affordable housing in all forms, shapes and sizes for Oregon renters and homeowners.”

Nickleberry Rogers is a native Portland resident who is passionate about serving the community and making a difference for individuals who lack adequate or affordable housing. She is honored to serve on the Housing Stability Council. 

“My compassion for housing stems from my childhood when my parents provided housing for family members relocating to Portland,” Nickleberry Rogers said.

“I recognized early on the importance of housing and knew having a safe place to call home was special."

"My parents’ commitment to helping others ignited my interest in helping others.”

Rogers' background

She is a public servant employed as a financial analyst with the city of Portland. She has over 20 years of experience in various financial roles with the Internal Revenue Service, PricewaterhouseCoopers, NE Community Development Corporation, Harsch Investment Properties, and Home Forward. She is also a licensed and certified public accountant in Oregon. 

Nickleberry Rogers received her undergraduate degree from the University of Oregon and two master’s degrees from Portland State University in business and taxation. She lives in northeast Portland with her husband and has a daughter attending college.

 Nickleberry Rogers will serve a three-year term and will have the option to serve additional terms. Housing Stability Council meetings are held on the first Friday of the month with additional meetings as needed. To watch an upcoming meeting and stay updated about the events of the council, visit oregon.gov/ohcs/hsc.

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