Lane Workforce Partnership Board of Directors

The Lane Workforce Partnership Board of Directors is an engaged group of private and public sector partners. The Board provides strategic direction and oversight of the local workforce investment system, ensuring that businesses have access to skilled workers and essential resources, facilitating their competitiveness and prosperity. Job seekers receive the training and expertise necessary to achieve long-term career success and the foundation for wealth-building. Youth are provided with opportunities for education, career exploration, and hands-on work experiences, laying the foundation for successful careers.

Each member of the Lane Workforce Partnership Board represents their respective organization’s commitment to promoting workforce equity, quality job creation, and living wages in Lane County. Moreover, these individuals champion diversity, equity, inclusion, and accessibility within our local workforce systems and the broader local economy. Together, the Board embodies a shared vision for a thriving, inclusive workforce ecosystem.

Lane Workforce Partnership Board of Directors and Officers:

  • Jennifer Adams, Northwest Community Credit Union (PAST CHAIR)
  • Monica Bielski Boris, Oregon AFSCME Council 75
  • Julie Davidson, Oregon Employment Department
  • Billy Dover, Tyree Oil
  • Jeff Graham, Danone/So Delicious Dairy Free (SECRETARY)
  • Courtney Griesel, Sierra Pacific Industries
  • Bettina Hannigan, Florence Area Chamber of Commerce
  • Solomon Harris, CEI Coatings (CHAIR-ELECT)
  • David Heavirland, Department of Veterans Affairs
  • Phil Hohnstein, Hillside Heights Rehabilitation Center
  • Shondra Holliday, Lane County Medical Society (CHAIR)
  • Heidi Larwick, Connected Lane County
  • Laura Luther, Lane County
  • Lynn McDonald, IBEW Local 280
  • Bailey McEuen, Homes for Good
  • Jeffrey McGillivray, UA Local 290 Plumbers & Steamfitters
  • Grant Matthews, Lane Community College
  • Stan Pickett, Delta Sand & Gravel
  • Holly Powell, Vocational Rehabilitation Services
  • Matt Sayre, Collaborative EDO
  • John Stapleton, PIVOT Architecture (TREASURER)
  • Charlene Vermilyea, Emergence Addiction & Behavioral Therapies
  • Steve Yamamori, Reveille Foundation

Board Membership Requirements

Prospective candidates for board membership are required to: 

  1. Complete the Board Member Application
  2. Read the Conflict of Interest Policy.
  3. Complete the Conflict of Interest Policy Attestation.
  4. Email a Resume/CV highlighting relevant experience and qualifications to Anne Nestell at

Following the application deadline, the LWP Executive Director and Board Chair will meet with each candidate. 

For further information, please refer to the following resources: 

We appreciate your interest in joining the board and look forward to reviewing your application.

Lane Workforce Council

The Lane Workforce Council fulfills the role of Chief Local Elected Officials for Lane County, Oregon. The Council is responsible for Workforce Board appointments, shaping the local strategic plan, and exercising budgetary authority.

Lane Workforce Council Members:

  • David Loveall, Commissioner, Lane County Board of Commissioners (CHAIR)
  • Lyndsie Leech, Councilor, City of Eugene
  • Dana Merryday, Councilor, City of Cottage Grove
  • Michelle Webber, Councilor, City of Springfield