Board and Staff

2017-2018 Executive Committee:

Scott Pierson, Chair – CIO Wood Castle Furniture
James Ramseyer, Chair Elect – Consumers Power
Kristal Dufour, Sr. Vice Chair – Owner AAsum-Dufour Funeral Home
Stacy Koos, Treasurer – VP & Branch Manager Citizens Bank
Jim Merryman, Vice Chair – President/CEO OFD Foods, LLC
Jon Kloor, Vice Chair – NW Natural
Stephanie O’Connor, Imm. Past Chair – ATI


2017-2018 Board of Directors:

Bruce Allen, President Willamette Water Technology, Inc.
James Brown, Edward Jones Financial Advisor
Shawn Conway, W.R. Grace & Co.
Sue Creel, Vice President First American Title
Katie Enright, Farmers Insurance Company
Kevin Gray, Gray Farms, Inc.
Rick Kenyon, President/CEO Selmet, Inc.
John Kollaer, Mennonite Village
Kevin Konzelman, Preisdent Stutzman Services, Inc.
Kevin Manske, Cadwell Realty Group – Manske
Heather McGowan, Boldt Carlisle + Smith CPA, CVA
Armando Nunez-Lezama, GM National Frozen Foods Corp.
John Pascone, AMEDC
Cordell Post, Post Law Firm, PC Attorney
Chris Reese, Owner South Paws Perfect Pizza
Michael Sykes, President Mike’s Heating & Air Conditioning
David Triebes, CEO Samaritan Albany General Hospital


Ex-Officio Board Members:

Jim Golden, Superintendent, Greater Albany Public Schools
Greg Hamann, President, Linn Benton Community College


Chamber Staff:

Janet Steele, President – [email protected]
Bobby Samai, Director of Membership & Marketing – [email protected]
Firiel Severns, Program & Event Manager – [email protected]
Kim Burbach, Office Manager – [email protected]
Josefine Fleetwood, Workforce Development Director – [email protected]
Kathleen Magnuson, Workforce Specialist – [email protected]