Committee Central

2018 Oregon APWA Chapter Committees

CommitteeFunctionChairBoard Liaison
Nominates candidates for various APWA National and Oregon Chapter awards; assists in the preparation of the PACE application.
Krey Younger
John Lewis

Conference - Fall 2019
October 22 - 25, 2019

Hood River  

Plans and coordinates with Cameo Management Solutions for the Fall 2019 conference.

Tony Roos

Russ Norton
Mark Lago

Krey Younger

Mike Bisset
Chapter Communications
Plans and shares information about public works services and serves as a resource for issues and training related to public information and involvement; provides Chapter publicity, including newsletter and web site; promotes access to APWA National and Chapter information services and opportunities for involvement via the internet.  Adrienne Lindsey, 503-603-6658 

Doug Singer, 541-682-8460
Education Arranges educational courses each year for our members and their employees. Organizes Technical Sessions for Chapter Conferences.

Jenifer Willer, 541-682-6036

John Lewis, 503-598-2530 
Emergency Management Promotes awareness and coordination between public works and emergency management groups. Les Miller, 503-643-2025 Tim Blackwood, 503-502-0820
Leadership & Management Promotes and encourages development of leadership qualities for the public works community. Encourages diversity.Vacant (contact Education Committee chair or Board Liaison for information)

Shannon Williams

MembershipTracks Chapter membership, provides membership information to prospective members, works to maintain and increase membership. Leslie Finnigan, 503-399-8002,
Shannon Williams
Public Works Luncheon Organizes luncheons with speakers every other month in Portland, Eugene and the Central Coast.Portland Lunch:
Fred Wismer, 503-535-7440
Eugene Lunch:
Brian Richardson

Central Coast Lunch:
Stephanie Reid, 541-996-1236

Doug Singer

ScholarshipsAdvertises Chapter Foundation scholarships to universities and Chapter members; selects and tracks recipients.Laurie Allen, 503-490-5673
Russ Norton, 503-763-9995

Standard SpecificationsWorks with the Oregon Department of Transportation to produce and update public works construction specifications.Guy Hakanson, 541-683-6090
Russ Norton, 503-763-9995
Street Maintenance and Collection Systems SchoolsCoordinates Street Maintenance and Collections Systems Schools. Schools are held two times per year.

Collections Chair: Lloyd (Fuji) Ngariki

Safety Chair: David Dixon

Streets Chair: Rebekah Jacobson

John Lewis, 503-598-2530  (Education liaison)
SustainabilityInform, educate and support Chapter members in implementation of sustainable design, construction, management and operation of public works.

Matt Emlen, 425-200-8912

Tim Blackwood, 503-502-0820
TechnologyBob Patterson, 541-966-0241
John Lewis, 503-598-2530
TransportationProvides a liaison to National APWA Committee, shares information with Chapter members on transportation design, construction and maintenance.

Darren Hippenstiel

Russ Norton
Utility & Public ROWChapter liaison to Oregon Utilities Coordination Council and Oregon Utility Notification Center Board of Directors. Corey Biddle
Tim Blackwood
Water ResourcesProvides resource lists, technical and regulatory information, provides a point of contact for National APWA to comment on potential water resource legislation/regulation.

Jue Zhao


Ashley Cantlon

Young ProfessionalsProvide opportunities for young professionals and students to develop and maintain connections, as well as to enhance their professional development and success within the Association and the Public Works Industry. Nicholas Polenske
Ashley Cantlon
National APWA CommitteesProfessional Development
PW Projects of the Year
Center for Sustainability
DCS Research Council
Delora Kerber
Mike Bisset
Tony Roos
Matt Rodrigues (Chair)
Pam Berrian
City of Wilsonville
City of McMinnville
Kittelson & Associates, Inc.
City of Eugene
City of Eugene

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