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ATTN: Board of Directors
PO Box 10607
Eugene, OR  
97440

Our Board and Supervisory Committee Members

Brad Anderson

Brad Anderson - Board Chair

Educations / Credentials: Oregon State University, B.S. in Accounting Minor in Forest Products, OSU School of Forestry

Employment History: Retired in 2009 from Weyerhaeuser Company – Various accounting and finance positions. Business Analyst for Weyerhaeuser’s iLevel Business.

Board Involvement and Date Started: 1981 – Supervisory Committee 1985 – Northwest Community Board 1995 – 1999 Chairman of the Board 1997 – Certified Credit Union Director Designation Elected to the Board of Directors in 1985. Past Chairman of the Supervisory Committee. Served on the Wood Products Insurance Agency Board in the late 1980’s. Current member of the Executive Committee. Received Certified Credit Union Director designation from the Kellogg Executive Program at Northwestern University in 1997.

Hobbies: Snow and water skiing, fishing and boating (lakes and oceans), hunting in Northeast Oregon, OSU sporting events.

More about Brad Anderson: Financial service has been the focus of Brad’s career. He believes in the credit union philosophy of people helping people. Brad has chosen to participate in this capacity to ensure that credit union members continue to have a choice of non-profit member-owned financial institutions.

Board Chair
David Rainwater

David Rainwater - Board Co-Vice Chair

Educations / Credentials: BA in Biology, Chapman College, Orange CA (1969); PhD in Cellular and Molecular Biology, University of Southern California, Los Angeles, CA (1979). Credit union credentials: CUNA VAP Certifications – Filene Award (2005), Raiffeisen Award (2007), Credit Union Leadership Award (2007); and CCD (Certified Credit Union Director) designation from CUES (2015).

Employment History: Postdoctoral studies, Washington State University, Pullman WA 1984-2011: Postdoctoral, Staff Scientist, Assistant Scientist, Associate Scientist, Scientist at Southwest Foundation for Biomedical Research (name changed to Texas Biomedical Research Institute in 2011), San Antonio TX. Did biochemical and statistical research into the genetics of heart disease and its precursors; More than 130 scientific papers published. Currently Retired.

Board Involvement and Date Started: Nominated to the Northwest Community Board of Directors in 2011. Member of a credit union for more than 30 years. Member of Southwest Research Center FCU 1984-2011: Supervisory Committee 2001-2003; Board of Directors 2003-2011 (Board positions held: ALCO 2004-2011 and Chair 2005-2008; Treasurer 2005-2008; Chairman of the Board, 2008-2011). David has been a member of Northwest Community since 2009.

Hobbies: Reading, golf, volunteering

Board Co-Vice Chair
Richard Leung

Richard Leung - Board Co-Vice Chair

Educations / Credentials: Hendrix College, B.A., 1980 Economics and Business, Area of emphasis - Accounting

Employment History: Worked for Weyerhaeuser Company for 31+ years, currently the Marketing Planner / Analyst in Oregon since 2007, previously the Financial Manager in North Carolina (10 yrs), and various financial roles in Washington (15 yrs) and Arkansas (2 yrs).

Board Involvement and Date Started: Nominated to the Board in 2011.

Hobbies: Spending time with family, camping, going to the beach, working in the yard, taking walks with the dog, active in the church, and watching sporting events / activities.

Board Co-Vice Chair
Barb Blackmore

Barb Blackmore - Board Secretary

Educations / Credentials: Linfield College – B.S. Business Management

Employment History: Weyerhaeuser Company – Springfield, OR 2003 – Present - Oregon Forest Resources Manager for Western Timberlands/Weyerhaeuser Company 1991 – 2003 - Timberlands Planning 1978 – 1990 - Timberlands Engineering

Board Involvement and Date Started: 1995 – Supervisory Committee 1997 – Northwest Community Board 1999 – Technology Committee 2000 – Executive Committee Supervisory Committee appointment in June of 1995 Past participation in Facilities Planning and Nominating Committees Current member of the Executive Committee

Hobbies: Gardening, golf and curling up with a good book.

More about Barb Blackmore: Serving as a volunteer with Northwest Community Credit Union has given Barb an opportunity for personal and professional growth while promoting a philosophy and an organization that she believes in.

Board Secretary
Judy Shurts

Judy Shurts - Board Director

Educations / Credentials: North Eugene High School, graduated 1963 1 year of correspondence with College of Advanced Traffic Received Credit Union Bergengren Award, Filene Award, Basic Volunteer Leadership Program Award and Blue Diamond Volunteer Leadership Program Award 2004 Volunteer Advocate Award for the State of Oregon 2005 Volunteer Award for Willamette Chapter for the year 2005 Volunteer of the Year for the State of Oregon

Employment History: 4/86 – Present Sherman Bros. Heavy Trucking 12 years West Coast Truck Lines

Board Involvement and Date Started: 1980 – present - Northwest Community Board of Directors 2000 – 2004 - Board Chair

Hobbies: Family, gardening, reading and Bunco.

More about Judy Shurts: Judy was asked to run for the Board of Directors. After becoming a director in February of 1980, and learning about the credit union philosophy of people helping people, she believes that Northwest Community Credit Union is serving its field of membership and the community with the credit union philosophy. Since becoming a board member, she has met a lot of wonderful people. It’s been a very educational, very rewarding experience for her.

Board Director
Barry Houk

Barry Houk - Board Director

Educations / Credentials: B.A. in Business Administration, Eastern OR State University, LaGrande, OR, Concentration in Accounting and Finance

Employment History: 2008 to present - Houk Contracting Consultant for Meta Fab and Auto Tech, General Contracting in Construction 2005-2008 - Semperian, LLC (GMAC) Eugene ,OR – Payroll & Benefits Manager 2004-2005 – Meta Fab, Inc. Hillsboro, OR – Operations Manager 2000-2004 – Davis Tool, Inc. Hillsboro, OR – CFO 1997-2000 – Delta Engineering & Manufacturing Tualatin, OR – VP of Operations

Board Involvement and Date Started: Meta Fab, Inc. Board 2004 – Present City of Tigard Downtown Redevelopment Comission Delta Engineering and Manufacturing Board 1997-2000 Beaverton School District Budget Committee 1989-1990 President of Barnes Elementary Local School Committee Beaverton, OR 1987-1988

Hobbies: Yard work, gardening and reading.

Board Director
Roxanne Gillespie

Roxanne Gillespie - Board Director

Educations / Credentials: B.A. Degree, Marketing/Finance, University of Oregon (1983) B.A. Degree, Psychology, University of Oregon (1983) Member of The Appraisal Institute: (MAI No. 11159) Successfully completed numerous real estate related courses and seminars sponsored by the Appraisal Institute, accredited universities and others. Currently certified by the Appraisal Institute’s voluntary program of continuing education for its designated members. Approved Instructor for The Appraisal Institute State of Oregon Certified General Appraiser: License: Certified General – Oregon #C000049 exp. 01/31/13

Employment History: Supervisor, Lane County Assessment and Taxation Appraisal Division – 2010 - Current President, Gillespie and Associates, Inc.. Real Estate Appraisal and Consultation – 1996-2010 Charles P. Thompson, MAI – Real Property Appraiser – 1991-1996 Reich Broughton & Associates – Real Property Appraiser – 1985-1991

Board Involvement and Date Started: President of the Greater Oregon Chapter of the Appraisal Institute (2010) Outstanding Service and Leadership Award Greater Oregon Chapter of the Appraisal Institute (2000) Governmental Affairs – The Appraisal Institute (1995-2010) Appraisal Standards Council – The Appraisal Institute (2001-2008) Chapter Education Vice Chair (1994-1997) Chapter Seminar Chair (1993-1995) American Institute of RE Appraisers and Society of RE Appraisers Merger Committee (1990-1991) Young Advisory Council Leader (1991) Young Advisory Council (1989, 1990) Governor Appointment -Appraiser Certification Licensure Board of Oregon (1993-2001) Chair, Appraiser Certification and Licensure Board of Oregon (1996-2001) Member of Commercial Investment Division of Lane County Board of Realtors Board of Directors (1988-1994) Vice President (1994) Assistant District Governor, Rotary International, District 5110 (2003-2006) Member of Eugene Delta Rotary (1987- current) President – Eugene Delta Rotary (2001) Rotary International Foundation Chair (1988-1995) Delta Rotary Foundation President (1996-1999)

Hobbies: Stained glass, reading, theatre, hiking, camping, fishing, cross country skiing, bike riding, and kayaking.

Board Director
Erin Erben

Erin Erben - Board Director

Educations / Credentials: M.S. Applied Economics; B.A. Economics

Employment History: EWEB: 2010-current; SRP: 2000-2010; PG&E: 1996-2000

Board Involvement and Date Started: Started Feb 17, 2016 as an Associate Board Member, became Board Director – March 16, 2016.

Hobbies: Horseback riding, soccer, yoga

Board Director
Mark Miksis

Mark Miksis - Board Director

Educations / Credentials: Architecture Degree from the University of Oregon.

Employment History: Managing partner in Eugene based real estate development consulting firm deChase Miksis Development and sole owner of a small architecture practice. Prior to starting these firms, I worked for a family-run real estate development firm located in Eugene. Before moving back to Eugene, I worked for several large architecture firms in the Bay Area.

Board Involvement and Date Started: Started Feb 17, 2016 as an Associate Board Member, became Board Director – March 16, 2016.

Hobbies: I am an avid skier and hiker and enjoy spending time outside exploring Oregon with my family.

Board Director
Joyce Fish

Joyce Fish - Emeritus Director

Educations / Credentials: Graduated from Henry D. Sheldon High School in 1965 Graduated from Oregon College of Education (Western Oregon University) 1969 – B.S. Degree University of Oregon 1974 – Masters Degree

Employment History: 2002-Present - Retired 1970-2002 – Lane Community College – Mathematics Instructor 1969-1970 - Hillcrest School for Girls – Taught 7-12 grades

Board Involvement and Date Started: 1998 – Supervisory Committee 1998 – 1999 – Secretary 1999 – Technology Committee 2000 – Northwest Community Board 2002 - 2003 - Nominating Committee 2003 - Present - Education Committee Supervisory Committee member as of March 1998. Ongoing attendance at local, state, regional, and national conferences relating to credit union issues. Elected to the board in 2000.

Hobbies: Gardening, biking, reading, and volunteer tutoring at LCC, continuous Blood donor, playing video games and pinball.

Emeritus Director

Meet our Supervisory Committee Members

Wei Chen

Wei Chen - Supervisory Committee Secretary

Educations / Credentials: I got my MBA degree from Illinois Institute of Technology in 2001. In 2006 I got Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA) certification and have been a CFA member since then.

Employment History: I have 10 years of working experience in corporate finance in multiple industries from technology to healthcare and financial services. From 2007 to 2009 I was an Associate Director at Fitch Ratings, where I was responsible of assigning credit ratings to nineteen largest Chinese banks. From 2010 to 2014, I was an investment analyst at University of Oregon Foundation, assisting in endowment investment. Since Sep-14, I have been working on my own business, GreenDash LLC, a platform that brings high quality Oregon food to the Chinese market.

Board Involvement and Date Started: Supervisory Committee Member – as of Nov 19, 2014

Hobbies: In addition to my favorite activities - tennis and zumba, I also love music, travel and cooking. I would love to learn painting and photography when I have some more time, hopefully in the near future.

Supervisory Committee Secretary
Marc Kardell

Marc Kardell - Supervisory Committee Member

Educations / Credentials: Southern Oregon University, BS in Political Science and Psychology, 1977 University of San Diego School of Law, JD, 1982

Employment History: Private Practice, Grants Pass, 1982-1989 Accounts Receivable financing, 1990-1993 Private Practice, Grants Pass, 1994-1995 Assistant County Counsel, Josephine County, 1996-98 Assistant County Counsel, Lane County, 1999-May, 2012 Private practice, 2012-

Board Involvement and Date Started: Looking for a volunteer opportunity where I can contribute to the community in a way that differs from the volunteer legal services I do occasionally on weekends. I also am interested in finance and real property. Appointed November 18, 2015.

Hobbies: Collect comic book and comic strip art, some other illustration art, comic related books and collectibles.

Supervisory Committee Member
Jason Wendland

Jason Wendland - Supervisory Committee Member

Educations / Credentials: BA Accounting from Northwest Christian University

Employment History: Wilkinson Corporation 9/2014 – Present Fairfield Baptist Church 2/2009 – Present United States Navy (Air Traffic Controller) 6/2003 – 6/2008

Board Involvement and Date Started:

Hobbies: Sports—football, basketball, hiking, hunting, and volunteering at my church

Supervisory Committee Member