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Ambassadors, 2017

Ambassadors 2016
Dave Buel
Buel's Impressions Printing
Dave Buel is owner of Buel's Impressions Printing and is serving his third term as a member of the board. He has owned Buel's Impressions Printing since 2003. He has been in the printing industry since 1974 after receiving his Bachelor of Science degree from the University of Oregon in 1974.
Karen Martini
Clackamas Community College
Executive Director
Janet Mann
Janet Mann Nutrition Consulting
Janet has spent her career as a registered dietitian nutritionist in the healthcare field from working with small caregiving organizations, to governmental organizations, to large corporations. In 2002, she opened her nutritional counseling private practice in Oregon City. She works with individuals answering nutrition questions and helping them change their eating habits to optimize their health. Janet has been a member of the Chamber since 2003 and enjoys being involved in Oregon City.
Pam Bloom
Oregon City Garbage/B&B Leasing
President
Pamela J. Bloom is the President of B&B Leasing Co., Inc., a family owned solid waste and recycling business. Prior to working at B&B Leasing Co., Inc., Pamela taught Health Education at Milwaukie High School. She was born and raised in Oregon City and graduated from Oregon City High School. She received a BS in Health Education from Oregon State University and a Master's of Arts degree in Teaching from Lewis & Clark College. Pamela enjoys golf, traveling, jigsaw puzzles and the outdoors.
Doug Loose
Dick Orr
BCT
Dick Orr joined BCT in 2006 and since that time has been recognized as BCT's spokesperson during community events. As the Community Development Representative, Dick spends time with both residential and business customers helping to coordinate and provide services. You can also find him sharing his enthusiasm for giving back to the community through his involvement in the O.C. Chamber of Commerce, where he will be starting his 2nd term as a board member, O.C. Rotary, O.C. Lions and through his volunteering efforts with the Relay For Life and Meals on Wheels. Dick finds working for BCT to be a gratifying experience. "These days it seems hard to find a company that cares about the community that they serve as much as BCT does." In his time off, Dick enjoys spending time with Jakye, his wife of 37 years, and his two grown children when they are in town.
Mary Heins
Susan Patterson
Paul Williams
Barry Rotrock
Shawnda Horn
Double J Construction Inc.
Shawnda Horn founded Double J Construction Inc with her husband in the Spring of 2000. After spending 15 years in the insurance industry, she took her experience, knowledge and training to manage and grow her own business. Through college and her later years, Shawnda held a variety of customer service, retail and management positions. She has a bachelor's degree in business, and she achieved her Chartered Property and Casualty Underwriting (CPCU) designation while working in the insurance.
Mark Ellingson
Lewis & Clark Bank
VP/ Relationship Manager
Mark Ellingson has more than 30 years of banking experience. Finding it difficult to maintain the kind of strong mutually beneficial relationships with his clients at his previous employer, Mark left that bank and joined the Lewis & Clark Bank Team in 2007. Lewis & Clark Bank believes in building mutually beneficial strong client relationships and does this using the mindset of being ''Bankerpreneurs''. We are Bankers who are entrepreneurs at heart. We understand how business works.
Maureen Parkin
Parkin Electric Inc
Maureen and her husband have been operating Parkin Electric, Inc. in Oregon City for the Past 23 years. She has a degree in Community Health Education from Portland State University. Her roles included general Corporate accounting management, Company policy management and Safety Management. Maureen is currently Chairman of the ICE Area 2 Apprenticeship Training Trust, and serves on the Buy Local Oregon City Committee. Her hobbies include gardening, fishing, cooking, and horseback riding.
Ris Bradshaw
Ed LaPlante
Hope Loose
Susan Perry
Susan Perry, Coldwell Banker BAIN
Real Estate Broker
Susan has been a Realtor with Coldwell Banker Seal for 15 years. It is a pleasure working with customers helping them sell their homes or to purchase a home. Susan has a degree in Environmental Health from Old Dominion University. She has previously worked at Public Health Departments, general manager of the Oregon Road Runners Club and spent 7 years living overseas as part of the Diplomatic Corps. Susan loves to sail and drive her 1962 Nova convertible. She enjoys living in Oregon City.
Joyce Gifford
Larry Didway
Oregon City School District
Superintendent
Larry Didway is superintendent of the Oregon City School District. His twenty-six years as an educator include experience as an elementary and middle school classroom teacher, principal and district administrator in Oregon and Japan. He serves on the Chalkboard Advisory Council, Workforce Investment Council of Clackamas County, Chief's Advisory Group for Oregon City Police and Clackamas Fire, and is a member of the Rotary Club. He resides in Oregon City with wife Chris, and their two children.
Betty Mumm
Derek Metson
Greenbox Architecture LLC
Derek Metson is an award winning architect, working collaboratively to create dynamic and thoughtful spaces that address specific needs while respecting his clients' budgets and timelines. He values design excellence, technical expertise and sustainable practices focusing on providing high-quality design services for the creative and discriminating client. Recognized for an innovative design approach he reevaluates the familiar to make it unique. He enjoys time with his wife and three sons.
Toby Forsberg
Vicki Yates
Singer Hill Cafe
Co-owner
Mike Albin
Living Hope Church
Senior Pastor
In the spirit of the first pastor in the first city of the Oregon Territory, I am committed to our Chamber of Commerce to improve our business community. The Reverend Waller of the First Methodist Church of Oregon City set a good example in 1841 when he established his church and one of the town’s first businesses, Island Milling Company and saw mill at the Willamette Falls.   Oregon City is an excellent community for businesses and my desire is to improve the spiritual quality of our families and workforce so that our businesses thrive to attract and welcome new entrepreneurial creative business. As an Ambassador, I am working to help develop a business-friendly environment.   
 
Eric Underwood
City of Oregon City
Economic Development
Karen Henson
The Cat's Meow Cat Clinic P.C.
Owner
Dr. Henson was born and raised in Columbus, Ohio and graduated from The Ohio State University, in 1983 with a B. S. in Animal Science, and then attended The Ohio State University College of Veterinary Medicine, completing her D.V.M. in 1991. She opened Trail's End Veterinary ''mobile'' Veterinary Clinic and served as an adjunct faculty at PCC Veterinary Technology program. She focuses on cat medicine and shares her life with her husband of 30 years, Rose, their dog and cats Dori and Weeble.
Jan Hochstatter
Clackamas Volunteers in Medicine
Board of Directors

Jan is a founding member of Clackamas Volunteers in Medicine, the first Free Medical Clinic in Clackamas County serving individuals in Clackamas County who are uninsured and underinsured and who are experiencing limited access to medical care and services. Jan has served in a number of board positions including Past President and current Board member of CVIM; Executive Director, Clackamas County Medical Society; member Organizing Committee and past Board Member Project Access NOW; Past member Clackamas Health Access Initiative; Past President of Clackamas County Medical Assistants Association;  Current Board Chair, St. John the Apostle Cemetery and former owner Jandon Medical Transcription Services.  Jan is a lifelong resident of Oregon City with two grown children and five grandchildren.

Larry Moseley
Jeni Nichols
Columbia Bank
Branch Manager
Jeni Nichols, the Branch Manager for Columbia Bank’s Oregon City Branch, has been in the financial services industry since 1992 and prides herself in providing quality customer service to her clients.  She is a professional resource and creative problem solver for her clients and believes that the better she knows her clients the better resource she can be to them.  She appreciates the trust that clients place in her and believes they appreciate her professionalism and commitment to them. 
 
Jeni is actively involved in Oregon City by giving back to the community that has supported her.  She is an Ambassador and serves on committees for the OC Chamber as well as the Lions Club of OC, the Canby FFA Alumni and the OC Kiwanis Club and regularly attends meetings for the OC Business Alliance and Government and Economic Affairs Committee.

 
Doug Whiteley
Sandi Burns
Oregon City Chamber of Commerce
Assistant Executive Director
Jonathan Stone
Downtown Oregon City Association
Executive Director
Jonathan serves on the OC Chamber board, is the Marketing Chair for the Willamette Falls Heritage Area Coalition, a founding board member for Rediscover the Falls, OC Chamber's representative on the Historic Review Board, Buy Local Oregon City committee, and active in several area tourism groups. Jonathan has a Bachelor of Architecture from Boston Architectural College, an MBA in Marketing and MS Information Systems from Boston University.
Sherrie Henson
Columbia Bank
Retail Relationship Officer
Tim DeLano
Tim Delano
Tim is involved in assisting several small businesses in the area and as co-founder of Plan Solutions LLC. His mission is to improve the community through direct service.  Tim is a fifth generation Oregonian; his daughter was born and raised in Oregon City, where both still reside.  He earned his degree in Forestry, Political Science and Education and worked over 30 years in natural resource education.  In his spare time you can find Tim enjoying the sights, sounds,
sensations and flavors of the region.
Melissa West
Cameron McCredie
Cameron McCredie, Oregon City Realtor-Realty Trust
Residential Broker
My ancestors arrived in Oregon City in 1852. I've enjoyed living in other parts of the country but, for me, Oregon City is the place to live and built community. Oregon City offers the opportunity to raise a family, work and play in a healthy setting where friendly, civic-minded neighbors know and gladly help each other. I'm a proud homeowner in the historic McLoughlin neighborhood.
Bob Thrasher
ATB Travel
Owner
David Green
Citizens Bank
Branch Manager

David has worked in banking for over 30 years, the last 23 years in Oregon. He is passionate about the success of our local community and the businesses, employees and families who live and work here. David is active in Rotary, the Clackamas Workforce Partnership, Buy Local Oregon City, and the Oregon City Chamber among others. David received his Bachelor’s Degree in Business from City University of Seattle and Graduate Banking Degree from Pacific Coast Banking School at University of Washington. In his spare time, David enjoys hiking, traveling, and spending time with family and friends.

Steve Bedsole
Sun Glow Inc. - Heating, Air & Refrigeration
Residential Sales

As a comfort specialist, Steve analyzes customer’s home and listens to their needs, providing a solution for your comfort needs. Steve has almost 10 years in Customer Service and Business to Business sales with a commitment to conduct my business with Respect and Integrity, to Value my customer needs above his own.  Steve is a father of 3, 2 girls and a boy and married his childhood sweetheart; when they met she was 7 and I was 9 years old.  He enjoys camping, fishing; any time spent with friends/family is time well spent. 

Eric Young
Wells Fargo Bank
Financial Advisor
Crystal Holmes
Citizens Bank
New Accounts Rep

Crystal has worked in banking for ten years and joined the Citizens Bank team in 2013.  She is passionate about the culture of the bank and the personal interactions she has with both clients and the local community.  Crystal is proud to serve as an Oregon City Chamber Ambassador and she is actively involved on the Buy Local Oregon City Committee.  Crystal has been a volunteer with Meals on Wheels since 2007.  Outside of work, Crystal enjoys singing with a Portland-based community choir, attending the theatre, bowling, Geocaching, and hiking.

John Graf
OC Signs
Owner
John has been involved with the Oregon City Chamber for about one year, since taking new ownership of OC Sign GrafX.  “I’m very happy with the results of the business relationships through the OC Chamber. My role as a business owner is to network with other businesses and Chamber gives me that opportunity”.  In the process of helping businesses with their sign needs his Chamber experience has helped his business grow, not to mention creating some fantastic friendships. John has also had the opportunity to volunteer at a variety of Chamber events including morning and evening networking and State of the City luncheon. “This has been a fulfilling experience and given me exposure to a wider group of members, city/county leaders and elected officials. I look forward to a continuing relationship with the OC Chamber for a long, long time”.

 
Natalia Hunt
Wells Fargo Bank
Business Specialist
Ray Stobie
Danielle Walsh
Tony Konkol
City of Oregon City
City Manager

Tony Konkol was selected to serve as the City Manager of Oregon City in March of 2016 and brings nearly 15 years of governmental experience to the position. Prior to this promotion, he was the City’s Community Development Director, working for 14 years in the planning department.  Tony holds a Master of Urban and Regional Planning from Portland State University and a Bachelors of Science in Environmental Studies from Rollins College in Winter Park, Florida.  Tony and his wife, Carrie, have two children, Colin and Ella. He enjoys skiing, hiking and golf.

Jerri Adams
Oregon City Woman's Club
President of Oregon City Woman's Club
I am the 2016-2018 President of the Oregon City Woman's Club.
  The Oregon City Woman's Club was established in 1903 and is currently the Chamber of Commerce best Nonprofit Organization for 2017.  We are a service club that holds several fundraisers every year then in January, it is all given back to our community through many other nonprofits. 
  Please visit our website and see all the wonderful things we have done and what we do now. We are always looking for members who love to volunteer and give back to the community.If interested call me or fill out the inquiry on our website, www.ocwomansclub.com.
Jennifer McInnes
Cheri Cornforth
Hood View Graphics
Owner
My name is Cheri and I am the Owner/Operator of Hood View Graphics. My husband, Denis, and I are full-service apparel screenprinters. We live in the Redland area and are proud to be part of the OC Chamber of Commerce. Please contact us for t-shirts, hoodies, jackets, etc. Small jobs or big jobs, we are happy to supply apparel to businesses, schools, fundraisers, and anyone else who wants to be identified by their logo or a personal saying. We pride ourselves on turning out a quality product, in a reasonable time frame, at a competitive price!  Call or email us.  denis@hoodviewgraphics.com or 503-545-8100.  Thank you smiley
Amanda Pace
Jennifer Feerer
Ray Stobie
Citizens Bank
Loan officer