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The Old Town Chinatown Community Association operates as a Portland neighborhood association as recognized by the City’s Office of Neighborhood Involvement. Membership in the OTCTCA is open to anyone who lives, owns property, or operates a business or non-profit organization in Old Town Chinatown.

Download a membership application

The OTCTCA Board of Directors is elected by the membership at an annual meeting. All of the OTCTCA’s membership, board, and committee meetings are open to the public.

The OTCTCA’s Mission

OTCTCA recognizes all of the diverse components of the community, and seeks to facilitate communication and collaborative work between these stakeholders.

The main objectives of the OTCTCA are:

  • To promote education and an exchange of information for everyone within Old Town Chinatown so that they may fully participate in the governance and future direction of the neighborhood.
  • To broaden channels of communication between residents, property owners, business owners, employees, and other stakeholders within Old Town Chinatown, and with City Officials in matters affecting neighborhood livability.
  • To work in concert with for-profit, non-profit and governmental entities, including the City of Portland and Multnomah County, so that Old Town Chinatown is recognized as a united community.
  • To further activities and development that will raise the level of residential, commercial, and industrial activity consistent with the interests of community stakeholders, the neighborhood’s development plan, and sound economic practices, in order to achieve a better environment in which residents, businesses and non-profit organizations can prosper.

General Meeting

Day: First Wednesday of the month
Time: 11:30 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.
Place: Central City Concern downstairs meeting room, 232 NW 6th, Portland, OR 97209

See calendar for latest info.

Board Meeting

Day: Second Wednesday of the month
Time: 11:30 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.
Place: University of Oregon, 70 NW Couch, Portland, OR  97209

If you'd like more information about the OTCTCA, please send an email. Hope to meet you soon.

2015 - 2016 Board Officers 

  2015 - 2016 Board Members
Helen Ying, Chair
Jessie Burke, Vice Chair
David Hooff, Treasurer
Jackie Peterson, Secretary
Jane DeMarco
Timothy Desper
Zachary Fruchtengarten
Christopher Hanford
Beth Hansen
Gloria Lee
Dan Lenzen
Evan Ross
Sarah Stevenson

Meeting Minutes

Board Meeting Minutes - April 2015

Board Meeting Minutes - May 2015

Board Meeting Minutes - June 2015

Board Meeting Minutes - July 2015

Board Meeting Minutes - August 2015

Board Meeting Minutes - September 2015

Board Meeting Minutes - October 2015

Board Meeting Minutes - November 2015

Board Meeting Minutes - February 2016