Our Board of Directors

Leaders representing industry, education,

and youth voice across Oregon

Board Officers

President

Cara Turano, former COO, Technology Association of Oregon

Vice President

Kyle Ritchey-Noll, Education & Workforce Policy Director, Oregon Business Council

Secretary

Jackie Wirz, Executive Director, Donate Life Northwest

Treasurer

Christy Christopher, Director of Columbia Gorge STEM Hub and board member Gorge Tech Alliance

Board Members

Representing Oregon STEM Hubs

Christy Christopher, Director of Columbia Gorge STEM Hub and board member Gorge Tech Alliance

Karla Clark, CC4A/STEAM Project Manager, Southern Oregon ESD

Heidi Larwick, Director, Connected Lane County

Myronda Schiding, Director, Northwest STEM Hub

Representing Industry

Erin Carpenter, Project Director, Eastern Oregon Workforce Board 

Stephanie Leapaldt, K16 Education Coordinator, St. Charles Health System

Donna Maleki, Social Impact Project Manager, Intel

Kyle Ritchey-Noll, Education & Workforce Policy Director, Oregon Business Council

Hema Sundaram, Chief Data Officer, Portland General Electric

Cara Turano, former COO, Technology Association of Oregon

Representing Education
Jared Cordon, Superintendent, Roseburg Public Schools

Matt Seimears, PhD, Dean of the College of Education, Eastern Oregon University

Victor Villegas, Technology & Media Support Coordinator, OSU Extension Services

Representing Nonprofit & Government

Rusty White, Program Director, Southwest Oregon Children's Foundation​

Jackie Wirz, Executive Director, Donate Life Northwest

Interim Executive Director

Deb Mumm-Hill