OBA Board of Directors

Members serve three-year terms and work with OBA policy committees and task forces to shape the organization’s agenda. OBA volunteers provide bipartisan, statewide business leadership that strives to ensure Oregon’s continued economic competitiveness by helping to shape public policies that address big-picture issues.

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Board member Ruth Beyer, Senior Vice President & General Counsel, Precision Castparts, with Governor John Kitzhaber

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(*Executive Committee members)

*Gary W. Reynolds, Board Chair
President
PERKINS & COMPANY, P.C.

Erik Amos
Director, Corporate Tax Division
COLUMBIA SPORTSWEAR

Gary Bauer
Director of Government and Community Affairs
NW NATURAL

*Ruth Beyer
Senior Vice President & General Counsel
PRECISION CASTPARTS

*Nik Blosser, Immediate Past Board Chair
President
CELILO GROUP MEDIA

*Scott Bolton
Vice President of Government Affairs
PACIFIC POWER

Craig Boretz
Vice President of Corporate Development
CON-WAY, INC.

*Julia Brim-Edwards
Sr. Director, Global Strategy & Operations, Government & Public Affairs
NIKE

Rich Brown
Senior Vice President-Market Development
BANK OF AMERICA

Matt Chapman
President & Executive Director
NORTHWEST EVALUATION ASSOCIATION (NWEA)

Barbara Christensen
Chief Sales & Marketing Officer
PROVIDENCE HEALTH & SERVICES

Andrew Colas
President  & COO
COLAS CONSTRUCTION

Wendy Collie
President & CEO
NEW SEASONS MARKET

Justin Delaney
Vice President, Corporate Legal & Public Affairs
THE STANDARD

Mark Edlen
CEO
GERDING EDLEN

Jill Eiland
Corporate Affairs Manager
INTEL CORPORATION

Brian Gard
President
GARD COMMUNICATIONS

Alan Hickenbottom
General Manager, TannerCreek Division
CHRISTENSON ELECTRIC

 Bernie Kronberger
Vice President-Oregon Regional Manager Foundation-Charitable Contributions/Government Relations Social Responsibility Group
WELLS FARGO

Elizabeth Large
Executive Vice President, General Counsel &
Corporate Secretary
KNOWLEDGE UNIVERSE

*Mark A. Long, Board Vice Chair
Managing Partner
SCHWABE, WILLIAMSON & WYATT, P.C.

Hiroshi Morihara
President
HM3 ENERGY, INC.

Marty Myers
General Manager
THREEMILE CANYON FARMS, LLC

Darcy Norville
Partner, Managing Board Member
TONKON TORP

Chad Paulson
Vice President, General Council and Secretary
BLOUNT INTERNATIONAL, INC.

Robin Richardson
Senior Vice President
MODA HEALTH

Dave Robertson
Vice President, Public Policy
PGE

Mel Sears
P.E., PMP, Principal Area Manager & Vice President
PARSONS BRINCKERHOFF

Connie Seeley
Chief of Staff, Office of the President
OHSU

Jared Short
President
REGENCE BLUECROSS BLUESHIELD OF OREGON

*Pat Smith, Board Treasurer
President/CEO
UNITUS COMMUNITY CREDIT UNION

Bill Smith
President
WILLIAM SMITH PROPERTIES, INC.

Sam Tannahill
Founder and Director of Viticulture & Winemaking A to Z Wineworks

Wally Van Valkenburg
Portland Office Managing Partner
STOEL RIVES

Christian Venderby
Chief Operating Officer
Vestas

Don Washburn
PRIVATE INVESTOR

Sean Waters
Director of Compliance and Regulatory Affairs
DAIMLER TRUCKS NORTH AMERICA

Phil Welker
Executive Director
PECI

*Ken Wightman
Chief Executive Officer
DAVID EVANS ENTERPRISES, INC.

*Ryan Deckert, Board President
President
OREGON BUSINESS ASSOCIATION

*Patti Winter, Board Secretary
Director of Operations
OREGON BUSINESS ASSOCIATION