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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* Executive Committee Member

Smith,Patricia-color hand pose 1-2015 *Pat Smith, Board Chair
President/CEO
UNITUS COMMUNITY CREDIT UNION

 

 

Erik Amos
Director, Corporate Tax Division
COLUMBIA SPORTSWEAR

Al Barkouli
Chairman & CEO
DAVID EVANS & ASSOCIATES

Gary Bauer
Director of Government and Community Affairs
NW NATURAL

*Ruth Beyer
Senior Vice President & General Counsel
PRECISION CASTPARTS

 *Scott Bolton
Vice President External Affairs
PACIFIC POWER

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

Rich Brown
Senior Vice President-Market Development
BANK OF AMERICA

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

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
Public Affairs Director
INTEL CORPORATION

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

George Granger
President – Oregon,
AT&T

David Hardy
Senior Vice President
VESTAS

Deborah Herron
Director of Public Affairs & Government Relations
WALMART Stores

Alan Hickenbottom
Senior Vice President
I-TEN ASSOCIATES

Linda Hoff
Senior Vice President & CEO
LEGACY HEALTH

Jack Isselmann
Senior Vice President, External Affairs
GREENBRIER COMPANIES

*Elizabeth Large
Executive Vice President, General Counsel & Corporate Secretary
KinderCare Education LLC

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

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, Treasurer
Present Board Treasurer
President
PERKINS & COMPANY, P.C.

Robin Richardson
Senior Vice President
MODA HEALTH

Dave Robertson
Vice President, Public Policy
PGE

Mel Sears
Vice President, West Deputy Regional Manager
PARSONS BRINCKERHOFF

Connie Seeley
Senior, Vice President for Public Affairs,
Chief of Staff, Office of the President
OHSU

Bill Smith
President
WILLIAM SMITH PROPERTIES, INC.

*Sam Tannahill, Board Vice-Chair
Founder and Chairman of the Board
A to Z WINEWORKS

Chip Terhune
Vice President of Government Affairs
CAMBIA HEALTH SOLUTIONS

Wally Van Valkenburg
Portland Office Managing Partner
STOEL RIVES

Michael White
COO
Providence Health Plans

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

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