MCEDD is governed by a twenty-two member board of directors representing the counties of the district (5), a representative of the cities of each county (5), representatives of the Ports (2) and Chambers of Commerce (2) of each state, as well as private sector representatives (8). The Board may be reached through the MCEDD office staff.
Steve Kramer, Chair
Economic Interest: Wasco County
Steve Kramer serves as a Wasco County Commissioner.
Leana Kinley, Vice Chair
Economic Interest: Cities of Skamania County
Leana Kinley is the City Administrator for the City of Stevenson.
Joe Dabulskis, Secretary/ Treasurer
Economic Interest: Sherman County
Joe Dabulskis is a County Judge for Sherman County.
Eric Proffitt, Executive Committee
Economic Interest: Oregon Employment Department; Workforce
Eric Proffitt is a Business and Employment Specialist for WorkSource Oregon.
Ken Bailey, Executive Committee
Economic Interest: Agriculture; Private Sector
Ken Bailey is Vice President and Shareholder in Orchard View Farms, Inc.
Les Perkins, Executive Committee
Economic Interest: Hood River County
Les Perkins is a Hood River County Commissioner
Scott Clements, Executive Committee
Economic Interest: Private Businesses
In addition to being a member of the full MCEDD Board of Directors, Scott Clements also serves as the Chair of the MCEDD Loan Administration Board. His primary business is Clements Partners, LLC
Economic Interest: Oregon Chambers of Commerce & Utilities
Tonya Brumley serves as the representative for the Oregon Chambers and is employed by NW Natural.
Economic Interest: Oregon Ports
Kevin Greenwood is the Executive Director of the Port of Hood River.
Economic Interest: Food/Beverage Industry
Buck Jones is the Field Marketing Specialist in the Salmon Marketing Division with Columbia River InterTribal Fish Commission.
Economic Interest: Cities of Hood River County
Butch Miller is a City Councilor in Cascade Locks.
Economic Interest: High Tech Industry
Ryan is a Senior Engineer at Trillium Engineering.
Dr. Ken Lawson
Economic Interest: Higher Education
Dr. Lawson is the President of Columbia Gorge Community College.
Economic Interest: Healthcare
Colin Robinson is the Chief Technology Officer at One Community Health in Hood River, OR.
Economic Interest: Cities of Wasco County
Dan Robinson is a City Councilor for The Dalles.
Economic Interest: Cities of Sherman County
Meinrad Kuettel is the Mayor of Grass Valley.
Economic Interest: Cities of Klickitat County
Miland Walling is a City Councilor in Goldendale.
Economic Interest: Washington Ports
Jim Herman is a Port Commissioner at the Port of Klickitat.
Economic Interest: Forestry
Garret Stump is the Chief Executive Officer of WKO Industries