Lane Workforce Partnership Board of Directors

The Lane Workforce Partnership Board of Directors is comprised in accordance with its bylaws and the requirements of the Workforce Innovation & Opportunities Act (WIOA). Its members represent private industry, labor, educational institutions, local government, and service providing agencies, creating a collaborative and effective partnership between business and workforce services.

Lane Workforce Partnership Board members represent their organization’s commitment to the advancing of workforce equity, the creation and provision of quality jobs and living wages in Lane County; and a commitment to advancing the principles of diversity, equity, inclusion, and accessibility within the local workforce systems and the local economy.

2022 – 2023 Lane Workforce Partnership Board of Directors:

  • Jennifer Adams, Northwest Community Credit Union (CHAIR)
  • Allan Benavides, Eugene Emeralds/Diamond Concessions
  • Travis Brooke, Cascade Health Solutions
  • Julie Davidson, Oregon Employment Department
  • Bettina Hannigan, Florence Area Chamber of Commerce
  • Solomon Harris, CEI Coatings (TREASURER)
  • David Heavirland, Department of Veterans Affairs
  • Phil Hohnstein, Hillside Heights Rehabilitation Center
  • Shondra Holliday, Lane County Medical Society (CHAIR-ELECT)
  • Shaun Hyland, Hyland Construction
  • Katie Jeremiah, Aggregate Resource Industries, Inc.
  • Heidi Larwick, Connected Lane County
  • Scott Littlejohn, Littlejohn Insurance
  • Grant Matthews, Lane Community College
  • Joshua McClaughry, Sheet Metal Workers Local 16
  • Bailey McEuen, Homes for Good
  • Jeffrey McGillivray, UA Local 290 Plumbers & Steamfitters
  • Sarah Means, Obie Companies
  • Miles Pendleton, NAACP
  • Stan Pickett, Delta Sand & Gravel (PAST CHAIR)
  • Holly Powell, Vocational Rehabilitation Services
  • Tony Scurto, Lane ESD
  • Margaret Theisen, Pearl Buck
  • Laura Vinson, Lane County
  • Teri White, PeaceHealth

Lane Workforce Partnership Board Application

Candidates are required to submit the following to be considered for board membership:

For more information on the Lane Workforce Partnership Board of Directors and/or to submit an application, please contact Anne Nestell at or at (541) 505-8674.

Lane Workforce Council

The Lane Workforce Council serves as the Chief Local Elected Officials for Lane County, Oregon. The Council is responsible for Workforce Board appointments, local strategic plan, and budget authority.

  • Joe Berney, Commissioner, Lane County Board of Commissioners (CHAIR)
  • Mike Clark, Councilor, City of Eugene
  • Greg Ervin, Councilor, City of Cottage Grove
  • Damien Pitts, Councilor, City of Springfield