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Minh Tran & Company

Community Service

Minh Tran is highly engaged with the cultural and performing arts communities in Portland and beyond. He regularly shares his work and personal story as a political refugee with immigrant groups and nonprofit organizations. Since 1995 he has acted as a review panelist for numerous public and private funding organizations, and has served on the boards of a number of Portland nonprofit institutions. A sample of his community service activites can be found below. For a full listing, please see his curriculum vitae.

Our House of Portland benefit
Our House benefit
Board Memberr
White Bird board
Cambodian-American Community of Oregon
Cambodian-American Community of Oregon
cultural advocate
Colored Pencils at Portland Art Museum


Over the last number of years Minh Tran has:

    2015
  • Board of Director, Member, White Bird Dance, Portland, OR
  • Board of Director, Member, Our House of Portland, Portland, OR
  • Point Society, Member, Oregon Ballet Theater, Portland, OR
  • Co-host/Chef, Our House Dinner Series “Culinary Journey to Vietnam on Tabor Falls,” Portland, OR
  • Committee Member, White Bird’s Annual Fundraising Dinner Gala, Portland, OR
  • Table Host, Our House of Portland Annual Auction Dinner, Portland, OR

    2014
  • Co-Honorary Chair, Rosemary Anderson High School Annual Fundraising Dinner Gala, Portland, OR
  • Guest Presenter, Oregon Ballet Theatre’s 25th Anniversary performance of James Canfield’s “Romeo & Juliet,” Portland, OR
  • Board of Director, Member, White Bird Dance, Portland, OR
  • Board of Director, Member, Our House of Portland, Portland, OR
  • Co-host / Performer, Our House Dinner Series “Bali on Tabor Falls,” Portland, OR
  • Table Host, Our House of Portland Annual Auction Dinner, Portland, O OR
  • Co-Sponsor, White Bird’s Les Ballets Trockadero de Monte Carlo Dance Company, Portland, OR
  • Committee Member, White Bird’s Gala Celebration “Come Fly Away,” Portland, OR

    2013
  • Panelist, Artist Trust/Arts Innovator Award, Seattle, WA
  • Panel Judge Member, Portland Trail Blazer Dancers, Portland, OR
  • Co-Sponsor, Lily Tomlin Performance for Our House of Portland, Portland, OR
  • Co-Sponsor, White Bird’s Black Grace Dance Company, Portland, OR
  • Board of Director, Member, Our House of Portland, Portland, OR
  • Board of Director, Member, White Bird Dance, Portland, OR
  • Board of Director, Chair, Minh Tran & Company, Portland, OR

    2012
  • Board of Director, Treasurer, Our House of Portland, Portland, OR
  • Co-Chair, Our House Annual Auction Dinner, Portland, OR
  • Board of Director, Member, White Bird Dance, Portland, OR
  • Board of Director, Chair, Minh Tran & Company, Portland, OR




      2011
    • Panelist, National Endowment for the Arts, Art Works, Washington DC
    • Panelist, Creative Capital / Professional Development Program for PICA, Portland, OR
    • Board of Director, Member, White Bird Dance, Porltland, OR
    • Board of Director, Treasurer, Our House of Portland, Portland, OR
    • Co-Chair, Our House Annual Auction Dinner, Portland, OR
    • Board of Director, Chair, Minh Tran & Company, Portland, OR



    2010
  • Board of Director, Member, Our House of Portland, Portland, OR
  • Fundraising Dinner Event Committee Member, Our House of Portland, Portland, OR
  • Board of Director, Member, Minh Tran & Company, Portland, OR
  • Guest Speaker, Portland Lutheran Family Services, Portland, OR
  • Guest Speaker, Portland's Baptist Church, Portland, OR

    2009
  • Committee Member, Our House of Portland, Portland, OR
  • Guest Speaker, University of Portland, Portland, OR
  • Guest Teacher, Multnomah Athletic Club, Portland, OR
  • Guest Speaker, Lewis & Clark College Dance Department, Portland, OR

    2008
  • Committee Member, Western States Arts Federation / Multicultural Advisory Committee, Denver, CO
  • Service Member, Macy’s “Follow A Leader”, Portland, OR
  • Guest Speaker, Union of North American Vietnamese Student Associations, Portland, OR
  • Committee Member, City of Portland’s Creative Capacity Strategy Committee, Portland, OR
  • Committee Member, Our House of Portland, Portland, OR