BOARD MEMBERS

BUSINESS

Joe Benetti

Owner

Benetti's Italian Restaurant

 

Neal Brown

Executive VP

Umpqua Bank

 

Doug Eberlein

Training Coordinator

Sause Bros

 

Bryan Grummon

President & CEO, Retired

xTime, Inc.

 

John Whiteley

HR Manager Dillard Complex

Roseburg Forest Products Company

Kelly Morgan, SOWIB Chair

President & CEO

Mercy Medical Center

 

Georgia Nowlin

Owner

Brandy Peak Distillery

 

Andy Owens

Chief Operations Officer

A&M Transport

 

Marcia Hart

Executive Director

Coos County Historical Society

LABOR

Courtney Niebel 

Labor Relations Representative

Oregon Nurses Association

Mike Hicks 

Labor Representative

International Association of Machinist and Aerospace

 

WORKFORCE

Mike Lehman

Executive Director

Oregon Coast Community Action

Stephanie Smith

HR Director

Umpqua Dairy

 

Robert Westerman, SOWIB Vice Chair

Business Agent

IBEW Local  932

 

 

EDUCATION

Robin Van Winkle

Director of Community Education & Workforce Development

Umpqua Community College

 

Ali Mageehon

Vice President of Instruction

Southwestern Oregon Community College

 

 

GOVERNMENT, ECON. DEV.

Wayne Patterson

Executive Director

The Partnership for Econ. Dev. Douglas County

 

Amy Kincaid

Branch Manager

Oregon DHS, Voc Rehab

 

Debbie Sargent

Area Manager

Oregon Employment Department, WorkSource Oregon

COOS, CURRY, DOUGLAS

WORKFORCE CONSORTIUM

The Coos, Curry, Douglas Workforce Consortium is made up of one local elected official from each of the three counties in the Southwest area as required by WIOA. The consortium is responsible for making appointments to the board along with approving the local plan and budget for SOWIB.

  • Coos County Commissioner Melissa Cribbins, Chair

  • Curry County Commissioner Court Boice

  • Douglas County Commissioner Chris Boice

Copyright 2018. Southwestern Oregon Workforce Investment Board. All rights reserved. The SOWIB is funded through the U.S. Department of Labor and the Oregon Higher Education Coordinating Commission’s Office of Community Colleges and Workforce Development. The SOWIB is an equal opportunity employer/program. Auxiliary formats are available upon request to persons with disabilities.