Cassandra Scheffman

Cassandra Scheffman
Associate Director of Adult Programs

503-228-6389 ext. 232 cscheffman@firstunitarianportland.org

Cassandra moved to Portland from her homeland Sonoran Desert region of Arizona and joined our staff in 2013. With a personal and professional background in environmental and animal advocacy, social justice, and progressive education, she enjoys dividing her time between the Adult Programs department and the Social Justice programs of our church. She is a former environmental educator and high school teacher and has held various roles at other non-profit organizations. She holds a master’s degree in Humane Education, a framework for teaching about human rights, animal protection, environmental stewardship, and cultural issues as interconnected and integral dimensions of a just, healthy society.