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Board Members

Karla Valness, President

Special Assistant to the Director, Oregon Department of Agriculture

Dr. Jonathan Velez, Vice President

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

Norie Dimeo-Ediger, Secretary

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

Nelson Sinn, Treasurer

Certified Public Accountant, Cascade Fruit Growers

Dawn Alexander

Retired 5th grade teacher, Redmond School District

Dr. Brittany Casperson

Dairy Nutritionist, Threemile Canyon Farms

Dr. Michelle Markesteyn

Farm to School Coordinator, Oregon State University