2019 Oregon Chapter Ballot Information

This year, the Oregon Chapter is utilizing online voting for Board positions and the bylaw update. 

Online voting for the bylaw update and 2020 Board positions is now open until October 18, 2019.  Go to http://oregon.apwa.net/vote to submit your vote.  You will need to sign-in to cast your vote.  See sign-in information below.

In order to make sure you receive the email to vote, confirm that your email is accurate by signing-in to the national APWA website and reviewing your profile under “My APWA Home”.

The Board is proposing updates to the Chapter bylaws, last revised in 2016.  The proposed update with revisions shown in tracked changes is available for review: 2019 Bylaw Update - Tracked Changes

The chapter nominating committee, consisting of past presidents Delora Kerber, Russ Thomas, and Immediate Past President, Jenifer Willer, submit the following nominations to the Oregon Chapter for confirmation.   The voting process is overseen by Jenifer Willer at (541)682-6036 or JWiller@eugene-or.gov

The following candidates are currently serving the Board and are proposed as succeeding to the next Board role or continuing to their next term:

  • President-Elect (2020): Tony Roos, Principal Engineer, Kittelson & Associates, Inc.
  • Secretary (2020-2021): Ashley Cantlon, Water Resources Engineer, Otak, Inc.
  • Treasurer (2020): John Lewis, Public Works Director, City of Oregon City
  • Director Position #2 (2020-2021): Russ Norton, Senior Engineer, Quincy Engineering

The following candidates are proposed for their first term to the Board:

  • Director Position #1 (2020-2021): Chase Welborn, Civil Engineer, 3J Consulting
  • Director Position #5 (2020-2021): Kaaren Hofmann, City Engineer, City of Newberg

The following candidates are continuing their role on the Board are not up for election:

  • President (2020): Mike Bisset, Community Development Director, City of McMinnville
  • Director Position #3 (2nd term, 2019-2020): Doug Singer, Principal Civil Engineer, City of Eugene
  • Director Position #4 (2nd term, 2019-2020): Tim Blackwood, President/Principal Engineer, Pali Consulting
  • Director Position #6 (1st term, 2019-2020): Shannon Williams, Project Manager/Lead Engineer, WSP USA
  • Immediate Past President (2020): Gordon Munro, Senior Civil Project Manager, Tetra Tech

You will need to have an active APWA membership and sign-in to the Chapter website to vote. If you have forgot your username, password or need to create a new account, go to https://www.apwa.net/ and click on the Sign In or Create Account button on the upper right of the window.  In order to make sure you receive the email to vote, confirm that your email is accurate through the national APWA website.

In pursuance of the Oregon Chapter of APWA strategic plan core values of diversity, inclusiveness, partnership, service, accountability and sustainability, the Chapter’s Nomination Committee is also reaching out to our members to solicit interest from our membership in being a participant on the Chapter’s Board.

Through your participation in the Oregon Chapter Board, you will be able to help shape the direction of our Chapter and the value it provides to our members.

The Chapter Board is comprised of the President, President-Elect, Secretary, Treasurer, Chapter Delegate, Past President and six at-large Directors. Duties of Chapter Officers are fully described on the Chapter website at Chapter Policies.

Benefits of volunteering on the Chapter Board are to learn new skills, take on a challenge, give back to the Public Works community, expand your network and most importantly have fun.

This solicitation of interest will allow us to create a list of engaged and qualified candidates for service for our Chapter.  Email JWiller@eugene-or.gov by December 31, 2019 to express your interest in being a future part of the Oregon Chapter Board of APWA.

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