Vision Action Network Board of Directors
The Board of Directors has responsibility for setting organizational direction, making policy, overseeing finances and raising funds. It provides strategic leadership and vision to help establish priorities and lends support to VAN's staff with regard to implementation. The Board also provides vision to help set priorities for the community.
Mike Duyck (Chair)
Fire Chief, Tualatin Valley Fire & Rescue
Mike Duyck is the Fire Chief/Chief Executive Officer of Tualatin Valley Fire & Rescue (TVF&R), Oregon’s largest fire district, with a service area covering eleven cities and portions of four counties, in over 390 square miles. He is responsible for over 542 career firefighters and support staff, and about 87 support volunteers, who provide progressive fire, emergency medical, and specialty rescue services to approximately 500,000 citizens. Chief Duyck joined Tualatin Valley Fire & Rescue in 1995, and became TVF&R's Fire Chief in 2010. In addition to being the Past President of the Western Fire Chiefs Association, he serves as their representative on the International Association of Fire Chiefs Board of Directors in the role of International Director – Western Division. In April 2017, Chief Duyck was elected Treasurer of the Metropolitan Fire Chiefs Association. He serves as Vice Chair of Oregon’s State Interoperability Executive Council, and is a member of the Department of Homeland Security Executive Committee for SAFECOM. Chief Duyck is involved in local, state, and national initiatives addressing emergency communications dispatch, interoperability, mobile healthcare, fire and EMS service innovation and technology, intergovernmental affairs, government efficiency and economic development. In his personal time Chief Duyck and his wife Ann enjoy watching his daughters' basketball teams, and spending time on their small family farm.
Dick Stenson (Immediate Past Chair)
Former President & CEO, Tuality Healthcare
Dick Stenson retired as President and CEO of Tuality Healthcare, an independent, not-for-profit, community-governed healthcare system serving western Washington County. While Dick led the organization, it was ranked among Oregon Business magazine's 100 best companies to work for seven years. Stenson has been active in several other local organizations as well, including serving on the boards of the School Based Health Center Task Force, Hillsboro Community Foundation, Hillsboro Chamber of Commerce, Community Action Organization, Virginia Garcia Foundation, Washington County Commission for Children and Families, Native American Rehab Association, PCC Foundation and Oregon Zoo Oversight Committee. He also served on boards or committees of several regional and state-wide health related.
Sister Adele Marie Altenhofen (Vice-Chair)
President, SSMO Ministries Corp.
Sister Adele Marie Altenhofen joined the Sisters of St. Mary of Oregon (SSMO) in 1982 and has served as President of the SSMO Ministries Corporation since 2006. Sister excelled in her undergraduate studies in Mathematics and Spanish at the University of Portland while also playing on the women's basketball team. She also earned a Masters of Arts in Teaching and a Masters in Educational Administration. A native Oregonian, Sister is the eldest of four children and treasures time spent with her family, religious congregation and friends. Besides an obvious enjoyment of sports, Sister's other recreational interests include travel, guitar and china painting.
Mark Ankeny (Treasurer)
Vice President for Enrollment Management and Student Affairs, Pacific University
A former public school teacher who taught in regular, special, and gifted education for 11 years, Mark has spent the last 25 years as a professor and leader of teacher and administrator education programs at George Fox University in Newberg, Oregon, Westminster College in Salt Lake City, Utah, and Pacific University in Forest Grove, Oregon. Having served as Dean of Education at Westminster and Pacific, Mark is known as a leader who strategically starts needed programs. Having earned his PhD in Educational Policy and Management at the University of Oregon, his research emphases are educational history and organizational development. Since 2012, Mark has served as Vice President for Enrollment Management and Student Affairs at Pacific University.
Nancy Roberts (Secretary)
Chief Operating Officer, Providence St. Vincent
Nancy Roberts has worked for Providence Health and Services since 1984 and has served as chief operating officer at Providence St. Vincent Medical Center since July, 2013. Prior to her current position she performed dual roles as the Providence system director for Epic (electronic health record) deployment, and as IS senior director for portfolio management across the Providence system. Her long career with Providence has included many different roles and contributions, including the development of wellness services, managing the heart service line, bringing operational excellence tools and services to Providence and leading regional efforts in surgical safety, quality and patient experience. She holds a Bachelors of Science in health education from Lewis and Clark College and a Masters of Public Health from the University of Washington.
Robert Davis (At-large)
Washington County Administrator
Bob Davis is currently County Administrator of Washington County and has worked with Washington County since 1983. Prior to coming to Washington County, he worked for San Luis Obispo County, California and the City of Lakewood, Colorado. Bob earned his Masters in Public Administration at the University of Colorado, Boulder.
Executive Director, Community Action
Renée Bruce joined Community Action in 1990 and oversaw most of Community Action's poverty reduction programs before assuming the Executive Director position in November, 2015. Renée serves on the following boards and committees; Community Housing Fund, Northwest Regional Education Service District, CASH Oregon, Washington County Anti-Poverty Strategies Committee, Early Learning Washington County Steering Committee and Washington County Homeless Plan Advisory Committee. Renée holds a bachelor's degree in Child Development & Teaching from Michigan State University.
Executive Director, Centro Cultural de Washington County
Maria moved to Washington County in 1969 from California where she grew up until 1997 when she moved to Washington,DC. Her background is in employment and training, criminal justice, and organizational development, including policy analyst with the U.S. Department of Justice, policy director for Portland Mayor Tom Potter, and Vice-President of Equity and Inclusion at United Way of the Columbia-Willamette. Maria is passionate about transparency, access, and continuous improvement in government. Currently, Maria serves as the Executive Director of Centro Cultural de Washington County. Since 1972, Centro Cultural has served Latino families with programs designed to create self-sufficient, engaged, and active citizens. Maria also serves on the Boards of Community Action, is Vice-President of the Human Rights Council of Washington County Board of Directors, City of Cornelius Economic Development Council, and on the Washington County Transportation Futures Study Advisory Committee.
General Manager/Owner, Central Bethany Development
Roy Kim has served as the General Managing Partner of the Central Bethany Development Company since 1992. Roy was the real estate developer responsible for the creation of Bethany Village in Portland, Oregon, including its shopping center, office buildings, apartments, townhomes, condominium, athletic club and senior housing community – and is now involved in the operation and management of those buildings. In addition, Roy works in partnership with local Cities to develop in neighborhoods in need of transformation and/or revitalization. Roy is active in numerous community boards.
City Manager, City of Tualatin, Oregon
Sherilyn Lombos has been city manager for the city of Tualatin since December 2006. As the Tualatin City Manager she is responsible for all day-to-day operations of the city of almost 27,000 residents including police, library, streets, water, sewer, parks, recreation, planning and development. Sherilyn oversees a workforce of nearly 200 employees, manages a budget approaching $100 million and works with the 7-member elected council on a variety of issues affecting the community and region. Prior to the city of Tualatin, Sherilyn served as the Deputy City Manager in the southern California city of Manhattan Beach.
Executive Director, Worksystems, Inc.
Andrew McGough has been the Executive Director of Worksystems since 2006. He brings nearly 20 years of workforce development experience to the organization and is a recognized expert in workforce program development and performance management, as well as a frequent speaker at national, state, and regional events. Andrew is active on several local and state Boards and is President of the US Conference of Mayors Workforce Development Council.
President & CEO, LifeWorks NW
Mary Monnat has been President/CEO of LifeWorks NW since 1998. She joined LifeWorks NW as a chemical dependency and mental health therapist in 1983 before moving through various management positions. Mary earned her Masters in Human Development from St. Mary's College in Winona, Minnesota. She is currently a Board member at Health Share of Oregon, St. Andrew's Nativity School and the Women's Commission on Alcohol and Drug Issues of Oregon. Mary previously served as President of the Oregon Alliance of Children's Programs.
President, Portland Community College, Rock Creek Campus
Christopher Villa began serving as the Portland Community College-Rock Creek Campus President on August 1, 2018. Prior to joining PCC-Rock Creek, Dr. Villa served as Vice President of Student Services at Los Angeles Mission College (LAMC), Fresno City College and at Long Beach City College. At LAMC he lead the equitable student success campus agenda in developing and implementing its Guided Pathways Program and the revitalization of the Student Success Center. He has served as a Board Member for the State of California Community College Chief Student Services Administration Association and was a member of the State of California Chancellor’s Office Advisory Group on Student Mental Health. In addition, he is a mentor within the National Hispanic Community College Hispanic Council, an affiliate of the American Association of Community Colleges (AACC). He was a participant in the Executive Leadership Institute sponsored by the League for Innovation in the Community College. He received his Bachelor’s Degree in Social Ecology from the University of California, Irvine, a Master’s in Public Administration from the University of Southern California, and a Doctorate in Educational Leadership and Policy from the University of Utah. He was a part-time faculty with the Educational Leadership and Policy Studies Department at California State University, Northridge and has taught doctoral and masters level courses to practicing community college administrators, faculty, and staff.