About Us

TRACTION (trans • community • action) is a 501(c)(3) non-profit championing for Trans Visibility and Connection Through Advocacy, Collaboration, Community Service, and Summit Gatherings

We aim to empower and uplift transgender and nonbinary people and create visibility through social engagement, outreach and community service. Through collaboration with existing groups whose programs are serving marginalized and underserved populations within the Pacific Northwest, TRACTION will provide support in the form of volunteer power, funds and publicity.


Board of Directors

Shelley Shore O'Neill (chair) • Brooke Wylie • Jenn O'Dell • Ellis Westbrook • Silah Medellin
Michael Woodward (vice chair) • Colleen Ogi • Carolyn MacGregor (Secretary / Treasurer)

Operations Team

Carolyn MacGregor (director of operations)
Shelley Shore O'Neill (chairperson)
Jenn O’Dell (action projects coordinator)
Duncan Gibbs (graphic design/social media)
Brooke Wylie (membership/recruitment coordinator)
Margaret Taboada (logistics/project management)

Logo Design and Website

Melissa Dickinson at The Logical Alternative