Bend residents Steve Emery, President and CEO of Earth2O; and Pamela Hulse Andrews, founder of Cascades Arts & Entertainment magazine, are among six Oregonians chosen
Salem –Governor Kulongoski today announced the appointments of Steve Emery to the Oregon Economic and Community Development Commission, Pamela Hulse Andrews to the Trust for Cultural Development Board, Dewey Darold to State Plumbing Board, Dr. Lauren Acton to Oregon State Veterinary Medical Examining Board, Richard Van Beveren to Trimet Board and Amy Lowery to Lottery Commission.
“Today’s appointments reflect well-qualified individuals from across Oregon ready to provide service to help the state thrive and grow,” said Governor Kulongoski. “I appreciate their commitment and look forward to their prompt confirmation.”
Pamela Hulse Andrews was selected by Governor Kulongoski to serve as a member of the Trust for Cultural Development board.
The appointments are pending Senate Confirmation.
Oregon Economic and Community Development Commission: Steve Emery of Bend is the President and CEO of Earth2O water company. He is also the former Chairman of the Oregon Governor’s Small Business Council and he currently is the Technical Advisor to the Oregon Innovation Council, Director of Oregon Trout and Director of the National Spring Water Association.
Trust for Cultural Development Board: Pamela Hulse Andrews of Bend served on the Oregon Economic and Community Development Commission for four years and is a passionate advocate for the arts community. She is active in Arts Central, the BendFilm Festival and the City of Bend’s Arts, Beautification and Cultural Commission. She is also the founder of Cascades Arts & Entertainment magazine.
State Plumbing Board: Dewey Darold, of Tualatin, fills the position for Health Division Official. He is the current program coordinator for the State of Oregon’s Cross Connection/Backflow Prevention Program.
OregonStateVeterinary Medical Examining Board: Dr. Lauren Acton is a veterinarian from Woodburn. She is a current member of the American Diary Goat Association and she has formerly served on the Oregon Racing Commission.
Trimet Board: Richard Van Beveren of Hillsboro will fill the vacancy in District 1. He is active in the Hillsboro Chamber of Commerce, Hillsboro Schools Foundation and the Hillsboro Community Foundation. He has also served on the South Hillsboro Design Task Force and as Director of the Portland Rose Festival Association.
Oregon Lottery Commission: Amy Lowery of Dallas is the funeral director at Bollman Funeral Home, a family owned business. Along with being involved with the Oregon Funeral Directors Association and the National Funeral Directors Association, she is also active in the Dallas Area Chamber of Commerce, Marion-Polk Boys and Girls Club Foundation, Dallas Kiwanis Club and is the past president of the Dallas Community Foundation.