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The OGFOA is governed by an eleven-member Board of Directors and contracts with Western Advocates Inc. for administrative services.

A President and President-Elect are elected each year during the annual meeting held at the Spring Conference.

In addition to the President and President-Elect, there are eight Director's, one Director-at-Large, one Associate Director, Past President and an appointed GFOA Rep. Full Director positions are elected at the annual meeting for a two-year term, while the Director-at-Large and Associate Director are each elected for a one-year term.




Current Officers:  

Heidi Starks, President
Deputy Chief Administrative Officer
Tualatin Hills Park & Recreation District
15707 SW Walker Rd.
Beaverton, OR 97006
Phone: (503) 645-6433

Don Hudson, President Elect
Finance Director
City of Tualatin
18880 SW Martinazzi Avenue
Tualatin, OR 97062
Phone: (503) 691-3050

Anne Baker, Past President
Senior Accountant
City of Albany
333 Broadalbin Street SW
Albany, OR 97321
Phone: (541) 791-0080



Roger Dawes, GFOA Representative
Washington County
155 N. First Ave. Ste. 270, MS25
Hillsboro, OR 97124
Phone: (503) 846-4433
Fax: (503) 846-4464


Dean Baugh, Director-At-Large
Finance Manager
City of Lebanon
925 Main Street
Lebanon, OR 97355
Phone: (541) 258-4212

Tod Burton, Director
Financial Planning & Debt Project Manager
Tualatin Valley Water District
1850 SW 170th Ave..
Beaverton, OR 97006
Phone: (503) 848-3040

Ron Harker, Director At Large
Finance Director
City of Roseburg
900 SE Douglas Ave
Roseburg, OR  97470
Phone: (541) 492-6710

Kathleen Leader, Director
Finance Manager
Clean Water Services
2550 SW Hillsboro Way
Hillsboro, OR 97123
Phone: (503) 681-3640

Gulgun Mersereau, Associate Director
Hawkins, Delafield & Wood, LLP
200 SW Market Street, Suite 350
Portland, OR  97201
Phone: (503) 402-1325
Brian Kennedy, Director
Finance Manager
Metro - Financial Planning Division
600 NE Grand Avenue
Portland, OR 97232
Phone: (503) 797-1908

Lisa Young, Director
Finance Director
City of Sandy
39250 Pioneer Blvd.
Sandy, OR 97055
Phone: (503) 489-0940


Misty Slagle
Association Manager
Western Advocates Inc.
6745 SE Hampton Street, Ste. 101
Portland, OR 97223
Phone: (503) 601-2777
Toll Free: (866) 757-9970
Fax: (503) 597-3668