Sugahara spoke out during a community forum on safety issues on Skyline Blvd in 2011.(Photo by J. Maus/BikePortland) Oregon Governor John Kitzhaber has appointed Kenji Sugahara to a seat on the Oregon Tourism Commission. The nine-member commission, better known by its business name of Travel Oregon, manages the state’s $9.6 billion tourism industry. Sugahara, 41, … Read more
OBRA Executive Director Kenji Sugahara in the office of U.S. Senator Jeff Merkley in March 2012.(Photo by J. Maus/BikePortland) Welcome to the fourth installment in our series audio interviews with local cyclocross personalities. We’ve partnered with the Oregon Bicycle Racing Association (OBRA) to broadcast these interviews in advance of their 2013 Cyclocross Championship event coming … Read more
(Photo © J. Maus) 35 year-old Salem resident T. Kenji Sugahara is the new leader of the Oregon Bicycle Racing Association (OBRA), a non-profit of over 3,000 annual members that promotes racing throughout the state. The announcement came at an OBRA board meeting earlier this month.