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Marcia M. Hart : Executive Director

Marcia M. Hart

Executive Director

Marcia Hart is a long time Coos County resident with over 30 years business and human resource management experience. She recently retired as the Chief Operating Officer for Thomas & Sons Distributors after 13 years on the management team. She has been the Chair of Oregon Coast Community Action and Neighbor to Neighbor Mediation Service of Coos and Douglas counties. She graduated from the University of California, Berkeley in 1975, is a Master graduate of the Rapport Leadership Institute, is a certified trainer for Developmental Dimensions International, a Predictive Index practitioner and hold certifications in mediation, facilitation, strategic planning and project management.

uwswo@frontier.com
Candace McGowne : Coos Bay School District #9

Candace McGowne

Coos Bay School District #9

Board Chair

Chris Rush : The World Newspaper

Chris Rush

The World Newspaper

Chair Elect

Heidi Proett : Oregon Pacific Bank

Heidi Proett

Oregon Pacific Bank

Past Chair, Board Development Chair

Tiffany Olson : Merit Financial Services

Tiffany Olson

Merit Financial Services

Board Member, Secretary

Ryan Hitchcock : Hough McAdams Wartnik Fischer Gorman LLC

Ryan Hitchcock

Hough McAdams Wartnik Fischer Gorman LLC

Board Member, Treasurer


Chris Vanecek : BiMart-Coos Bay Store Manager

Chris Vanecek

BiMart-Coos Bay Store Manager

Board Member, Vice-Treasurer

Chief Rob Kappelman : North Bend Police Dept

Chief Rob Kappelman

North Bend Police Dept

Board Member, Board Development Committee Co-Chair

Karen Quimoyog : Community Member

Karen Quimoyog

Community Member

Board Member, Campaign & Donor Development Chair

Viki Brugnoli : Umpqua Bank

Viki Brugnoli

Umpqua Bank

Advisory Board member, Special Events Committee Chair


Pam Romanko : Community Member

Pam Romanko

Community Member

Board Member, Allocation Committee Chair

Patrick Kinney : North Bend Police Association

Patrick Kinney

North Bend Police Association

Board Member

Pam Cottrell : Bay Area Chamber of Commerce

Pam Cottrell

Bay Area Chamber of Commerce

Advisory Board member


Lt. Cmdr. Anna Steel : US Coast Guard

Lt. Cmdr. Anna Steel

US Coast Guard

Advisory Board Member

Deena Gisholt : Oregon Pacific Bank

Deena Gisholt

Oregon Pacific Bank

Advisory Board Member-

Deena Gisholt has headed the Coos Bay of Oregon Pacific Bank branch since 2003 and has worked in banking almost 30 years.

Phone: (541) 267-1605
Email: deena.gisholt@opbc.com


Jeff Street : Banner Bank

Jeff Street

Banner Bank

Advisory Board Member


Kim Payne : Knife River Materials

Kim Payne

Knife River Materials

Advisory Board Member

Linda Kennedy : Northwest Natural Gas

Linda Kennedy

Northwest Natural Gas

Advisory Board Member


Marcie Nunnelly : Comcast Spotlight

Marcie Nunnelly

Comcast Spotlight

Advisory Board Member


Melissa Cribbins : Coos County Commissioner

Melissa Cribbins

Coos County Commissioner

Advisory Board Member


Board meetings are on the third Thursday of each month at 12:00 noon, at Shark Bites Restaurant with the exceptions of June, July, December and January.