Strategic Economic Development Corporation Announces 2016-17 Board of Directors

Strategic Economic Development Corporation, the lead economic development group for Marion, Polk and Yamhill Counties, announced its officers, executive council, and new board members for 2016 – 17. The board represents a broad range of businesses and public sector employers who are vital to the economic health of the Mid-Willamette Valley.


Board Chair Rich Duncan presented the new slate of directors at the SEDCOR Annual Awards Celebration September 9 at the Salem Convention Center. Executive Council members include four officers and five members-at-large:


Chair – Rich Duncan, Rich Duncan Construction

Past Chair – Patricia Callihan-Bowman, Owner, Express Employment Professionals

Chair-Elect – Mark Hoyt, Partner, Sherman, Sherman, Johnnie & Hoyt LLP

Secretary/Treasurer – Daryl Knox, CPA, AKT LLP, CPAs and Business Consultants

Members-At-Large –

Kevin Cameron,  Marion County Commissioner

Theresa Haskins, Business Markets Manager, PGE

Brent DeHart, Financial Representative, Northwestern Mutual

Nathan Levin, Owner, Nathan Levin Company

Steve Powers, City Manager, City of Salem


Eight individuals joined the SEDCOR board on July 1:


Ryan Allbritton, Region President, US Bank

Amy Doerfler, Secretary/Treasurer, Doerfler Farms, Inc.

Michael Fowler, CEO, Cabinet Door Service

Jamie Johnk, Economic Development Director, City of Woodburn      

John Lattimer, Chief Administrative Officer, Marion County

Alan Meyer, Regional Business Manager, Pacific Power                       

Phil Taylor, Department Administrator, Kaiser Permanente     

Dan Ulven, President, The Ulven Companies


Twenty-six individuals will continue to serve on the SEDCOR Board for the coming year:


Bruce Anderson, NW Natural

Ricardo Baez, Don Pancho

David Briggs, Saalfeld Griggs PC

Mayor Cathy Clark, City of Keizer

Alan Costic,  AC + Co. Architecture Community

James Dooley, Larsen Flynn Insurance

Tony Frazier, Incite Inc. 

Lesa Goff, Wells Fargo Bank

Larry Goodreau, Willamette Community Bank

Dave Hays, Pence Construction, LLC

Byron Hendricks, Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices Real Estate

Eric Jamieson, Garrett Hemann Robertson PC

George Jennings, Mountain West Investment Corp.

Ken Jundt, Columbia Bank

Tyler Kuenzi, Elkay Wood Products

Jennifer Larsen Morrow, Creative Company

Rod Lucas, Turner Lumber

Johnny Mack, Chemeketa Community College

James Parr, Salem Health

Mayor Anna Peterson, City of Salem

Commissioner Craig Pope, Polk County

Jim Rasmussen, Modern Building Systems

Mark Raum, Umpqua Bank

Scott Snyder, The Grand Hotel

Randy Stockdale, Legacy Silverton Health

Steve VanArsdale, Garmin AT


Board members of Strategic Economic Development Corporation serve a three-year term and work to advance the organization’s mission of enhancing and diversifying the Mid-Willamette Valley economy.


For more information, contact SEDCOR at 503-588-6225 or visit the organization’s web site at

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