Board of Directors

The Board of Directors holds regular business meetings on the 3rd Wednesday of most months, September - June. Meetings are held at the Hillsboro Multi-Service Center, located at 1001 SW Baseline Street in Hillsboro, from 5:30pm-7:00pm. Agendas will be posted 5 days prior to the meeting date on the agency calendar. Anyone interested in attending should RSVP to

Executive Committee

Chair Person:
Ann Barr-Gillespie, Vice Provost & Executive Dean, Pacific University

Vice Chair:
Nancy Ford, Director, Early Intervention/Early Childhood Special Education, Northwest Regional Education Service District

Scott Gardner, Sr. Principal Accountant, Portland General Electric


Bill Miner, Attorney, Partner-in-Charge, Davis Wright Tremaine, LLP

Board Members

Courtney Thomas, Head Start Policy Council Representative
Denny Doyle, Mayor, City of Beaverton
Greg Malinowski, County Commissioner
Jason Yamamoto, Swagelok
Leda Garside, Clinical Services Manager for Salud
Leslea S. Smith, Regional Director, Oregon Law Center  
Pete Truax, Mayor, City of Forest Grove
Ron Sarazin, President, Olympic Performance 
Samira Godil, SW Community Health Center
Steve Callaway, Mayor, City of Hillsboro
Sheri Malstrom, State Representative 
Tania Uluan, Community Representative
Tom Hughes, President, METRO Council

Emeritus Board Members

Emeritus Membership is given to former Directors who have provided 12 years of board service, served as a Board Chair or Committee Chair and have a breadth of involvement such as attendance at signature events, national conventions, and speaking engagements. 

Emeritus Board Memberships:
Kevin Aguirre, Board Term: 2002-2013
Leroy Bentley, Board Term:1999-2009
Ralph Brown, Board Terms:1974-1976 and 1997-2009
Rob Drake, Board Term: 1993-2008
Margaret Eickmann, Board Term:1994-2001
Cindy Hirst, Board Term:1991-1999
Shirley Huffman, Board Term:1985-1998
Craig Kinnie, Board Term:1996-2011
Lou Ogden, Board Term:1995-2012
Sherry Robinson, Board Term:1987-1995
Dick Stenson, Board Term:1993-2009