Officers and Directors

Oregon Leadership

An elected board of directors oversees all phases of ARCS Foundation Oregon. Officers of the Oregon board include President(s), President-elect in some years, VP Treasurer and Secretary.

Directors include VP Communications, VP Governance, VP Member Relations, VP Philanthropy, VP Program, VP Scholar Relations, and VP University Relations. In addition, the President appoints one to four Members-at-Large to serve on the Board. The fiscal year is July 1–June 30, with the annual meeting in May.

Officers and Board of Directors - July 1, 2020 to June 30, 2021

Julie Branford
President

Anne Jarvis
President Elect

Kris Mills
Secretary

Elizabeth Bell
VP Treasurer

Lara Cunningham
Co-VP Communications

Paige Jackson
Co-VP Communications

Sheila Goodwin
Co-VP Member Relations

Nancy Haigwood
Co-VP Member Relations

Aletha Anderson
Co-VP Philanthropy

Beth McQueston
Co-VP Philanthropy

Rachel Dresbeck
Co-VP Program

Diana Gordon
Co-VP Program

Meleah Ashford
Co-VP Scholar Relations

Mary Strickler
Co-VP Scholar Relations

Kris Kern
Co-VP University Relations

Susan Smith
Co-VP University Relations

Gigi Ditz
Member-at-Large

Kate Joseph
Member-at-Large

Elise McClure
Member-at-Large

Lee Ragen
Member-at-Large

 

Committees

Chair, Scholar Awards LuncheonGigi Ditz, Elise McClure, Caron Ogg
Long Range PlanSharon Hewitt, Jamie Anderson, Nancy Haigwood, Caron Ogg, Anne Yoo
Nominating CommitteeMarilyn Lindgren, Sue McGrath, Lee Ragen, Barbie Rice, Mary Lou Schrader
  

Oregon Chapter Presidents

 

Front row: Leslie Workman 2008-2010; Sharon Hewitt 2004-2006; Ellen Richardson 2006-2008; Caron Ogg 2010-2012
Back row: Joan Foley 2015-2018; Julie Brandford 2018-present; Aletha Anderson 2014-2015, 2017-2018; Sue McGrath 2018-2019; Jean Josephson 2012-2014