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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.

Applications for the 2018-19 Board of Directors are due September 22, 2017. Please return this application to OGFOA at

Current Officers:  

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



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



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

Jeff White, GFOA Representative
Chief Financial Officer
Marion County
P.O. Box 14500
Salem, OR 97309
Phone: (503) 373-4433




Susan Brown, Director
Finance & Accounting Manager
City of Gresham
1333 NW Eastman Parkway
Gresham, OR  97030
Phone: (503) 618-2276

Gloria Butsch, Director
Finance Director
City of Independence
PO Box 7
Independence, OR 97307
Phone:(503) 837-1170

Craig Gibons, Director
Tax Supervising & Conservation Commission
PO Box 8428
Portland OR 97207
Phone: (503) 988-3054

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

Eric Johansen, Director
Debt Manager
City of Portland
1120 SE Fifth Ave, Room 1250
Portland, OR  97204
Phone: (503) 823-4222

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

Carol Samuels, Associate Director
Managing Director, Investment Banking
Piper Jaffray & Co.
1300 SW Fifth Ave,  Suite 3680
Portland, OR  97201
Phone: (503) 275-8301



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