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.

2014-10-22

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(*Executive Committee members)

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

Scott Bolton
Vice President Community & Government Relations
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

Chris Denzin
Vice President & General Manager Northern Oregon and Southern Washington
CENTURYLINK

Mark Edlen
CEO
GERDING EDLEN

*Jill Eiland
Corporate Affairs Manager
INTEL CORPORATION

Dan Field
Dir. of Community Benefit & External Affairs
KAISER PERMANENTE

Brian Gard
President
GARD COMMUNICATIONS

George Granger
President – Oregon,
AT&T

David Hardy
Vice President, Sales
VESTAS

Alan Hickenbottom
General Manager, Tanner Creek Division
CHRISTENSON ELECTRIC

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

Hiroshi Morihara
President
HM3 ENERGY, INC.

Darcy Norville
Partner, Managing Board Member
TONKON TORP

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

*Gary W. Reynolds, Immediate Past Board Chair
Present Board Treasurer
President
PERKINS & COMPANY, P.C.

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

*Pat Smith, Board Vice Chair
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

Chip Terhune
Vice President of Government Affairs
CAMBIA HEALTH SOLUTIONS

Wally Van Valkenburg
Portland Office Managing Partner
STOEL RIVES

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.

OBA STAFF
*Ryan Deckert, Board President
President
OREGON BUSINESS ASSOCIATION

DJ Vogt
Vice President of Government Affairs
OREGON BUSINESS ASSOCIATION

Joel Fischer
Senior Policy Analyst
OREGON BUSINESS ASSOCIATION

Gina Williams
Director of Public Affairs
OREGON BUSINESS ASSOCIATION

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