Euvalcree seeks new director as nonprofit’s role expands

Gustavo Morales

ONTARIO – Euvalcree, a local nonprofit working to empower minority communities in eastern Oregon, is looking for a new director based out of the organization’s office in Hermiston. 

Gustavo Morales, a founding member of the organization and current director, is moving to a deputy director role based in the Willamette Valley. 

“We want to strengthen the voice of eastern Oregon in western Oregon,” Morales said. 

He said he’s looking to leverage his position in the Willamette Valley to focus on legislative affairs, government relations, and the funding and development of programs in eastern Oregon.

In 2016, Gov. Kate Brown appointed Morales to the Oregon Cultural Trust Board. 

Euvalcree was founded in November 2014 in Ontario as a response to the frustrations of local Latino . . .