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