OCCMA Board of Directors

The OCCMA Board consists of the president, president-elect, immediate past-president and eight directors who are active members of OCCMA. The board's role is to provide policy and operations guidance in carrying out the Association's purpose:

  • Support professional management in local government by increasing the knowledge and ability of administrators and managers
  • Promote the exchange of information among members
  • Offer personal support to members
  • Sustain the goals of the International City/County Management Association (ICMA)

Meet the 2019 OCCMA Board of Directors

Marty Wine, OCCMA President

President

Marty Wine
City Manager
Tigard
marty@tigard-or.gov
503-718-2486

President-Elect

Spencer Nebel
City Manager
Newport
s.nebel@newportoregon.gov
541-574-0601

Christy Wurster, Past President

Past President

Christy Wurster
City Manager
Silverton
cwurster@silverton.or.us
503-874-2205

MIke Cully, Secretary-Treasurer

Secretary-Treasurer

Mike Cully
Executive Director
League of Oregon Cities
mcully@orcities.org
503-588-6550

Ben Bryant, OCCMA Director

Director

Ben Bryant
Assistant City Manager
Happy Valley
benb@happyvalleyor.gov
503-783-3840

Robb Corbett, OCCMA Director

Director

Robb Corbett
City Manager
Pendleton
robb.corbett@ci.pendleton.or.us
503-837-1171

Susie Marston, OCCMA Director

Director

Susie Marston
City Manager
Gervais
smarston@cityofgervais.com
503-792-4900

Sean O'Day, OCCMA Director

Director

Sean O'Day
Executive Director
Mid-Willamette Valley Council of Governments
soday@mwvcog.org
503-540-1601

Aaron Palmquist, OCCMA Director

Director

Aaron Palmquist
City Manager
Irrigon
manager@ci.irrigon.or.us
503-922-3047

Brian Sjothun, OCCMA Director

Director

Brian Sjothun
City Manager
Medford
citymanager@cityofmedford.org
541-774-2000

John Walsh, OCCMA Director

Director

John Walsh
City Administrator
St. Helens
jwalsh@ci.st-helens.or.us
503-366-8211

Director

Vacancy




Join the OCCMA Board

In creating a proposed board for the OCCMA membership’s consideration, the Nominating Committee considers representation of all areas of the state, cities of all sizes, and includes one county member and one member serving in an assistant role. The association values increasing the diversity of the board and is always seeking people who want to advance the local government management profession.

Candidates for the OCCMA Board must meet all eligibility requirements in Article 7 of the OCCMA Bylaws: Any active member, as defined in Article 4, Section 2, having at least one-year’s membership in the Oregon City/County Management Association, may make application to the Secretary-Treasurer for a vacant position by the deadline stated in the Notice of Vacancy. In addition, active members applying to serve as President-Elect of the Association shall have a minimum of one year of service on the OCCMA Board. All applications for vacant positions will be reviewed by the Secretary-Treasurer for completeness and eligibility to serve.

Apply Now

The OCCMA Board is now accepting applications from current OCCMA members interested in serving on the board as director or president-elect. Candidates for president-elect must have previous service on the OCCMA board.  Terms are three years beginning January 2020 and expiring December 2022.

Board Application

Please submit completed applications to Megan George at mgeorge@orcities.org by 5:00 pm on July 30, 2019.

New board members will join continuing board members November 7-8, 2019 in Silverton for the Board’s annual retreat. The board normally meets in January/February, April/May (during the Northwest Regional Managers Conference), July (during the OCCMA Summer Conference), September (during the OCCMA Fall Workshop) and October/November (annual board retreat).

Board Meeting Materials

Click below for information about the OCCMA Board's work throughout the year.

July 2019

May 2019

February 2019

November 2018

September 2018

July 2018

May 2018

February 2018

November 2017

September 2017

July 2017

April 2017

January 2017

OCCMA Strategic Plans

Every year the OCCMA Board reviews the strategic direction of the organization and sets goals and objectives aligned with the future direction of ICMA and OCCMA. The Board welcomes inputs to shape the strategic direction of OCCMA.

2019

2018

2017

2016

2015



Governance

Since 2018, the OCCMA Board has been busy ensuring that our governance documents support us for the future. Check out how we work below.

OCCMA By-Laws & Policies


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