Weekly News via Email
   Set as homepage | Add to favorites | Customer Service | Subscribe Now | Place an Ad | Contact Us | Sitemap Thursday, 07.31.2014
Classifieds
News Archive
Su Mo Tu We Th Fr Sa
 1  2  3
 4  5  6  7  8  9  10
 11  12  13  14  15  16  17
 18  19  20  21  22  23  24
 25  26  27  28  29  30
Online Extras
Site Services
Around Bend
Outdoor Fun
Travel Info
Shop Local




Members Of



Poll: Today's Live Poll
Email to a friend | Print this | PDF version | Comments (0 posted) 
  Blogger |   del.icio.us |   digg |   newsvine

Jun 07,2006
Bend Attorney Elected to Board of Central Oregon Employer Council
by Bend Weekly News Sources

Katie C. Tank, a shareholder in the Bend office of law firm Schwabe, Williamson & Wyatt, was recently named to serve on the board of directors of the Central Oregon Employer Council (COEC).  COEC is one of 20 statewide chapters of the Oregon Employer Council (OEC).  Members of the 30-year-old nonprofit are the link between businesses, the workforce, and the government.  OEC gives a voice to local businesses and citizens by serving as an advisory organization to the Oregon Employment Department.  The partnership between OEC and the government also allows employers direct input into the services funded by employer taxes.  OEC is recognized as a state and national leader in creating opportunities and providing a voice for employers.

“The COEC is helping to make a difference in the lives of all Oregonians,” Tank said.  “Being able to act as a liaison between local businesses and government - all for the betterment of our community at large - is extremely rewarding.  I am proud to represent the citizens of Bend, Redmond, Madras, LaPine, Prineville and Sisters in an effort to improve everyone’s quality of life.”

Through its mission and services, the COEC enables Oregon employers and the Oregon Employment Department to identify and address local, regional, state and national workforce challenges.  COEC initiatives include increasing employer awareness about issues that influence the economic health of Oregon and assisting businesses by offering educational opportunities that provide solutions to work force challenges.  

Tank’s experience also includes positions at the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals and U.S. District Court for the District of Oregon.   Tank is admitted to practice in Oregon, Alaska, U.S. District Courts in Anchorage and Portland, and the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals. She earned a bachelor’s degree from the University of Oregon and graduated from the University of Oregon School of Law in 1988 (Order of the Coif). She served as Editor-in-Chief of the Oregon Law Review from 1987-1988. Tank has also served as a visiting foreign attorney in Brussels, Belgium.

“We are very excited to have Katie join our team,” said COEC local Chairman, Teresa Asher.  “Katie’s vast experience in employment law as well as her knowledge and understanding of the Central Oregon region will be a tremendous asset to our organization.” Details on Tank are available at www.schwabe.com.

ABOUT CENTRAL OREGON EMPLOYER COUNCIL

The Central Oregon Employer Council (COEC) is a non-profit partnership between Central Oregon employers and the Oregon Employment Department (OED).  COEC seeks to foster and promote cooperative relationships among employers and the OED.  COEC identifies and advises the Department about local workforce issues.  COEC develops and sponsors educational opportunities to address and resolve these challenges.  For more information, please call (541) 388-6024 or visit http://www.oregon.gov/EMPLOY/OEC/centralor_page.shtml

ABOUT SCHWABE, WILLIAMSON & WYATT

Schwabe, Williamson & Wyatt is a regional, multi-service law firm with more than160 attorneys in Portland, Bend, and Salem, Ore., and Seattle, Vancouver and Stevenson, Wash., and in Washington, D.C.  Schwabe attorneys provide a broad range of transaction and litigation services to many of the Pacific Northwest's leading companies, from Fortune 500 industry leaders, to emerging and small, family-owned businesses.  Schwabe was recently ranked 15th in the Oregon Business magazine’s “100 Best Companies to Work For” in 2006 and was recently named one of “Oregon’s Most Admired Companies” in a survey completed by Oregon CEO’s in The Business Journal of Portland.  www.schwabe.com

Bend Oregon, Central Oregon, Bend Weekly

2772 times read

Related news
OSU Lending Expertise to P-20 Efforts in Central Oregon by Bend Weekly News Sources posted on Apr 24,2006

State Opens Effort To Triple Number Of Drug-Free Workplaces By 2008 by Bend Weekly News Sources posted on Jun 26,2006

Oregon Transportation Commission approves Oregon Transportation Plan by Bend Weekly News Sources posted on Sep 26,2006

CHC President named to state hospital association board by Bend Weekly News Sources posted on Jan 19,2007


Did you enjoy this article? Rating: 5.00Rating: 5.00Rating: 5.00Rating: 5.00Rating: 5.00 (total 42 votes)

Market Information
Breaking News
Most Popular
Most Commented
Featured Columnist
Horoscope Guide
Aquarius Aquarius Libra Libra
Aries Aries Pisces Pisces
Cancer Cancer Sagittarius Sagittarius
Capricorn Capricorn Scorpio Scorpio
Gemini Gemini Taurus Taurus
Leo Leo Virgo Virgo
Local Attractions
Bend Visitors & Convention Bureau
Bend Visitors & Convention Bureau

Mt. Bachelor Resort
Mt. Bachelor Resort

Les Schwab Ampitheater
Les Schwab Ampitheater

Deschutes County Fairgrounds
Deschutes County
Fairgrounds

Tower Theatre
Tower Theatre

The High Desert Museum

Advertisements



Deschutes County

Google  
  Web    BendWeekly.com
© 2006 Bend Weekly News
A .Com Endeavors, Inc. Company.
All Rights Reserved. Terms under
which this service is provided to you.
Please read our Privacy Policy. Contact us.
Bend Weekly News & Event Guide Online
   Save the Net
Advertisement
External sites open in new window,
not endorsed by BendWeekly.com
Subscribe in NewsGator Online
Add to Google Add to MSN Add to My AOL
What are RSS headlines?