Strategic Economic Development Corporation, the lead economic development group for Marion, Polk and Yamhill Counties, announced its officers, executive council, and new board members for 2016 – 17. The board represents a broad range of businesses and public sector employers who are vital to the economic health of the Mid-Willamette Valley.
Board Chair Rich Duncan presented the new slate of directors at the SEDCOR Annual Awards Celebration September 9 at the Salem Convention Center. Executive Council members include four officers and five members-at-large:
Chair – Rich Duncan, Rich Duncan Construction
Past Chair – Patricia Callihan-Bowman, Owner, Express Employment Professionals
Chair-Elect – Mark Hoyt, Partner, Sherman, Sherman, Johnnie & Hoyt LLP
Secretary/Treasurer – Daryl Knox, CPA, AKT LLP, CPAs and Business Consultants
Kevin Cameron, Marion County Commissioner
Theresa Haskins, Business Markets Manager, PGE
Brent DeHart, Financial Representative, Northwestern Mutual
Nathan Levin, Owner, Nathan Levin Company
Steve Powers, City Manager, City of Salem
Eight individuals joined the SEDCOR board on July 1:
Ryan Allbritton, Region President, US Bank
Amy Doerfler, Secretary/Treasurer, Doerfler Farms, Inc.
Michael Fowler, CEO, Cabinet Door Service
Jamie Johnk, Economic Development Director, City of Woodburn
John Lattimer, Chief Administrative Officer, Marion County
Alan Meyer, Regional Business Manager, Pacific Power
Phil Taylor, Department Administrator, Kaiser Permanente
Dan Ulven, President, The Ulven Companies
Twenty-six individuals will continue to serve on the SEDCOR Board for the coming year:
Bruce Anderson, NW Natural
Ricardo Baez, Don Pancho
David Briggs, Saalfeld Griggs PC
Mayor Cathy Clark, City of Keizer
Alan Costic, AC + Co. Architecture Community
James Dooley, Larsen Flynn Insurance
Tony Frazier, Incite Inc.
Lesa Goff, Wells Fargo Bank
Larry Goodreau, Willamette Community Bank
Dave Hays, Pence Construction, LLC
Byron Hendricks, Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices Real Estate
Eric Jamieson, Garrett Hemann Robertson PC
George Jennings, Mountain West Investment Corp.
Ken Jundt, Columbia Bank
Tyler Kuenzi, Elkay Wood Products
Jennifer Larsen Morrow, Creative Company
Rod Lucas, Turner Lumber
Johnny Mack, Chemeketa Community College
James Parr, Salem Health
Mayor Anna Peterson, City of Salem
Commissioner Craig Pope, Polk County
Jim Rasmussen, Modern Building Systems
Mark Raum, Umpqua Bank
Scott Snyder, The Grand Hotel
Randy Stockdale, Legacy Silverton Health
Steve VanArsdale, Garmin AT
Board members of Strategic Economic Development Corporation serve a three-year term and work to advance the organization’s mission of enhancing and diversifying the Mid-Willamette Valley economy.
For more information, contact SEDCOR at 503-588-6225 or visit the organization’s web site at www.sedcor.com.