OCCA Committees

Member Services Committee

Purpose: This committee works on issues regarding how OCCA can best serve the needs of the 17 local community colleges and engages in strategic planning. The committee reviews and makes recommendations to staff about OCCA educational programs, including administrator, president, and board training events and the annual OCCA convention. The committee will also assist the Member Services Director with the development of new training opportunities such as webinars and administrator and leadership development.

Kim Morgan, Chair – CGCC Board, OCCA VP                              

Marta Cronin – CGCC President

Jessica Howard – Chemeketa President                                    

Ross Tomlin – TBCC President

Dana Young – TVCC President                                                   

Marcia Jensen – SWOCC Board

Jane Reid – Clackamas Board                                                    

Lori Hall – Clackamas CC Staff

Tony Turner – BMCC Board                                                      

Amanda Kliever – LBCC Staff

Annette Mattson – MHCC Board, OCCA Past-President              

Gina Roper, TVCC staff

Nominating Committee

Purpose: The Nominating Committee shall prepare a slate of officers for the 2021-22 executive committee consisting of the vice-president, treasurer and at-large members (and, if necessary, the president or secretary) to be presented to the OCCA board at the meeting prior to the meeting where the election of officers is to occur. Additional nominations may be made.

Ed Dodson, Chair – Chemeketa Board                                    

Doris Lathrop – UCC Board             

Annette Mattson – MHCC, OCCA Past Pres.                          

Cathy Kemper-Pell – RCC President

Patty Scott – SOCC President                                                

Stephen Crow – TVCC Board & OCCA Pres.

Tony Turner – BMCC Board Member                                      

Cam Preus – OCCA Exec. Dir.

Budget Committee

Purpose: The committee reviews and makes recommendations to OCCA staff about the OCCA budget. The committee will also review, with staff, the annual audit of the OCCA financial statements.

Mark Mitsui, Chair – OCCA Treasurer                                        

Chris Breitmeyer – OCCA Secretary

Stephen Crow – TVCC Board, OCCA President                            

Tim Cook – Clackamas President

Kim Morgan – CGCC Board, OCCA VP                                        

Jess Jacobs – LBCC Staff

Al Unger – COCC Board Member                                              

Diane McKell – MHCC Board Member

Cam Preus – OCCA Exec. Dir.                                                    

Katie Archambault – OCCA

Diversity, Equity & Inclusion (DEI) Committee

Legislative Committee

Annette Mattson – Chair, MHCC Board, OCCA Past Pres.            

Cathy Kemper-Pelle – RCC President

Melanie Muenzer – LCC Board Member                                    

Ed Dodson – Chemeketa Board Member

Chris Breitmeyer – Pres. & OCCA Secretary                                

Mark Mitsui – Pres. & OCCA Treasurer

Kim Morgan – CGCC Board & OCCA VP                                      

Laurie Chesley – COCC President

Brett Rowlett – LCC Staff                                                          

Emma Kallaway – PCC Staff

Jennifer Boehmer – LBCC Staff                                                  

Lori Hall – Clackamas Staff

Greg Hamann – Consultant                                                      

John Wykoff – OCCA Staff

Cam Preus – OCCA Exec. Dir.                                                    

Katie Archambault – OCCA Staff

Casey White-Zollman – OCCA Staff                                            

Karen Smith – OCCA Staff

Howard Cherry Nominating Committee

Purpose: Reviews award nominations and selects winners for the annual Howard Cherry Awards.

Kim Morgan – CGCC Board, OCCA VP                                          

Chris Breitmeyer – OCCA Secretary

Al Unger – COCC Board Member                                              

Betsy McMahon – TBCC Board Member

Jessica Howard – Chemeketa President                                    

Patty Scott – SOCC President

Tim Cook – Clackamas President                                              

Richard Emery – OCCC Board Member

Cam Preus – OCCA Exec. Dir.