Board of Directors & Chapter Staff

Learn more about the Board of Directors and meet the friendly staff who keep the AGC Oregon-Columbia Chapter running.

Cameron Foroud
2018 Chapter President

Board of Directors

The Oregon-Columbia Chapter Board of Directors is comprised of elected, appointed, and designated members representing all segments of the chapter’s membership. The board meets six times per year; all AGC members are welcome to attend any board meeting.

Strategic Objectives

The board has outlined four strategic objectives to direct the chapter’s efforts. This document is actively followed by the board and staff, and is regularly reviewed and updated.

2017–2019 Strategic Objectives

  • Advocate: Protect the construction industry and strengthen AGC’s impact on public policy
  • Grow: Grow and develop the construction workforce and leadership of the future
  • Engage: Provide relevant products, services, and events to connect and engage our membership
  • Safety: Deliver industry-leading health and safety services to our members

View the Oregon-Columbia Chapter strategic objectives

Officers

President Cameron Foroud, James E John Construction Co.Cameron Foroud, First Vice President


First Vice President Sandy Trainor, Kodiak Pacific Construction


Second Vice President Russ Batzer, JB Steel, Inc.


Secretary Yohn Baldwin, Baldwin General Contracting


Treasurer Angelique Whitlow, Hunter-Davisson, Inc.


*New Board Member

* Past President

  • Jeremy Vermilyea, Vermilyea Law, PC
  • Erik Timmons, Yorke & Curtis, Inc.

Counsel to the Board

Higher Education Partners

Board Member Emeritus

Leadership Website

Chapter leadership (Board of Directors or Executive Committee) can log on to this password-protected website, www.agcboardofdirectors.com. Contact Kari Schoonover for login information, 503-685-8318.

For more information contact Mike Salsgiver, chapter executive director, 503-685-8305 or 800-826-6610.

Executive Committee

Nominating Committee

Finance Committee

Facilities Committee

Bylaws Committee

Chapter Staff

Chapter Management

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Mike Salsgiver

Executive Director
503-685-8305
Kari Schoonover

Kari Schoonover

Executive Assistant
503-685-8318
  • Executive director support
  • Board, Executive Committee support
  • Office management
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Jennifer Brown

Controller and HR Director
503-685-8338
  • Budget and financial reporting
  • Human resources
  • Union Contractor Group accounting
  • AGC Northwest Chapters Retirement Trust program
  • Finance Committee staff liaison
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Margaret Antico

Accounting
503-685-8321
  • Accounts payable/receivable
  • Volume reporting
  • Membership dues
  • Notary
  • Budget and financials support
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Joan Stitt

Customer Service/ Administrative Assistant
503-682-3363
  • Customer Service
  • Safety training registration
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Workforce and Professional Development

Frosti Adams

Frosti Adams

Workforce and Professional Development Manager – Education Outreach
503-685-8310
Aaron Bouchane

Aaron Bouchane

Workforce and Professional Development Manager – Industry Outreach
503-685-8304
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Safety Services

Dennis Barlow

Dennis Barlow, ASP, CSP, CMSP, CRIS

Director of Safety Services
503-685-8328
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Andrew Haymart, CHST

Occupational Hygiene Technician
541-230-0368
  • Statewide occupational hygiene services
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John Jean

Safety Management Consultant
541-613-6859
  • Southern Oregon (Roseburg, Medford, Klamath Falls, Ashland)
  • Southern Oregon Coast, Reedsport to Brookings
  • Rogue Valley Safety Committee staff liaison
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Chris Miller, ASP, CSP

Safety Management Consultant
503-704-7636
  • Portland Northwest
  • Portland Southwest
  • Tigard, Beaverton
  • Hillsboro, Western Washington County
  • Northern Oregon Coast and Highway 30
  • AGCA Safety & Health Committee, Government Subcommittee
  • Safety award programs
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Nick Naramore, CSP

Safety Management Consultant
503-789-6992
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Brent Pockrus

Safety Management Consultant
503-789-7104
  • Southern Willamette Valley
  • Eugene, Corvallis, Albany
  • Central Coast (Tillamook to Waldport)
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Travis Stone, CHST

Safety Management Consultant
503-789-6991
  • Portland North
  • Portland Northeast (west of I-205)
  • Portland Southeast (west of I-205)
  • Bend/Central Oregon
  • Southwest Washington
  • Construction Safety Summit
Nathan Taylor

Nathan Taylor

Safety Management Consultant
503-894-1110
  • Northern Willamette Valley
  • Tualatin to Salem
  • McMinnville, Newberg
  • OR-OSHA Construction Advisory Committee
  • SAIF Professional Development Committee

Public and Strategic Affairs

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John Rakowitz

Director of Public and Strategic Affairs
503-685-8311
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Kirsten Adams

Public Affairs Counsel
503-990-2262
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Karla Holland

Communications Manager
503-685-8319
  • Interior/exterior communications
  • Chapter website
  • Chapter publications
  • Media relations
  • Chapter calendar

Lauren Kuenzi

Public Affairs Project Manager
971-412-1063
  • Regulatory and legislative analysis
  • Public and Strategic Affairs Department operations
  • Political Action Committee administration
  • South Coast Area Council staff liaison

Labor Relations

Bob Timmons

Bob Timmons

Labor Relations Manager
503-685-8307
  • Labor relations support (union and open shop)
  • BOLI/PWR/Davis-Bacon
  • Union Contractor Group staff liaison
  • Contract negotiation and interpretation
  • Grievance/arbitration
  • Labor management trusts
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Member Engagement

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Ali Gadbaugh

Member Engagement Manager
503-685-8308
  • Member recruitment/retention
  • Chapter group products and services
  • Health Benefit Trust program
  • AGCA products and services
  • North and Central Coast and Central Oregon Area Councils staff liaison
  • Construction Leadership Council staff liaison
  • Specialty Contractors Council staff liaison
  • Professional and Industry Associates Council staff liaison
Viktoria Schulz

Viktoria Schulz

Regional Events Manager
503-685-8314
Lisa Wisler

Lisa Wisler

Chapter Services Assistant
503-685-8306
  • Member engagement support
  • Labor relations support
  • Workforce development support
  • Professional development support
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Events

Christina Devlin

Christina Devlin CMP CMM

Chapter Events Manager
503-685-8316
Heidi Peterson

Heidi Peterson

Events Assistant
503-685-8327
  • Chapter and regional events support
  • Safety services support
  • Event registration

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