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Board Members

Dawn Alexander, President

Retired 5th grade teacher, Redmond School District

Karla Valness, Vice President

Special Assistant to the Director, Oregon Department of Agriculture

Dr. Jonathan Velez, Secretary

Department Head, Agricultural Education and Agricultural Sciences, Oregon State University

Nelson Sinn, Treasurer

Certified Public Accountant, Cascade Fruit Growers

Dr. Brittany Casperson

Dairy Nutritionist, Threemile Canyon Farms

Tammy Dennee

Executive Director, Oregon Cattlemen’s Association

Dr. Michelle Markesteyn

Farm to School Coordinator, Oregon State University

Norie Dimeo-Ediger

Director of K-12 Education Programs, Oregon Forest Resources Institute

Jill Parker

Credit Administrator, Old West Federal Credit Union