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Energy Facility Siting Council Members

Barry Beyeler, Chair


ENERGY FACILITY SITING COUNCIL

  • Appointed to EFSC by Gov. Ted Kulongoski
  • First Term: May 4, 2010 to June 30, 2011
  • Re-Appointed to EFSC by Gov. John Kitzhaber
  • Second term: July 1, 2011 to June 30, 2015
 
PROFESSIONAL AND PUBLIC SERVICE (past and present)
  • Community Development Director, City of Boardman (1997-present)
  • Public Works Director, City of Boardman (1989-96)
  • Oregon City Planning Directors Association
  • League of Oregon Cities
  • Oregon Hanford Cleanup Board, Gov. Kulongoski appointment (2005-10)
  • Hanford Advisory Board, U.S. DOE appointment (2007-10)
  • Oregon Water Resources Department Groundwater Advisory Committee (1995-2006)
  • Oregon DEQ Lower Umatilla Basin Groundwater Management Committee
  • Oregon DEQ Underground Injection Control Task Force
  • Worked in construction field in Wyoming and Idaho
 
PERSONAL
  • Lives in Boardman
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Renee Dowlin, Vice Chair


ENERGY FACILITY SITING COUNCIL
  • Appointed to EFSC by Gov. John Kitzhaber
  • First term: Dec. 13, 2012 to Dec. 12, 2016
 
PROFESSIONAL AND PUBLIC SERVICE (past and present)
  • Senior Environmental Consultant, Jviation, Inc. (2013-present)
  • Board of Directors, The Climate Trust (2013-present)
  • Aviation Environmental Program Manager, Portland International Airport (2006-present)
  • Airport Environmental Planner, Oakland (Calif.) International Airport (2001-06)
  • Oakland (Calif.) city planner (1999-2001)
  • Senior Aviation Planner, Portland International Airport (1994-97)
  • Senior Planner, Port of Portland (1989-94)
  • American Institute of Certified Planners (1990-present)
  • Natural Gas Vehicle Industry Achievement Award (2004)
  • U.S. Department of Energy Clean Cities National Partner Award (2004)
 
PERSONAL
  • Lives in Portland
  • Bachelor’s degree, Drake University
  • Master’s degree, urban planning, Portland State University
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Jack Billings

 
ENERGY FACILITY SITING COUNCIL

  • Appointed to EFSC by Gov. John Kitzhaber
  • First term: Dec. 9, 2014 to June 30, 2018

PROFESSIONAL AND PUBLIC SERVICE (past and present)

  • Board of Directors, Lane Electric Cooperative (2013 to present
  • Circuit Judge, Lane County (1993-2011)
  • Attorney, private practice, assistant district attorney, judicial law clerk
  • Past-president, Oregon School Board Association (1989-90)
  • Past-president, Lane County Bar Association
  • Board member, Eugene School District (8 years)
  • Board member, Lane Education Service District (5 years)
  • Board member, Lane Transit District (2 years)
  • Board member, Looking Glass Youth and Family Services (5 years)
  • Volunteer, Stove Team International (2009-present)

PERSONAL

  • Lives in Eugene
  • Juris Doctorate, University of Iowa
  • Bachelor’s degree, Iowa State University
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Hanley Jenkins II


ENERGY FACILITY SITING COUNCIL
  • Appointed to EFSC by Gov. John Kitzhaber
  • First term: Dec. 13, 2012 to Dec. 12, 2016
 
PROFESSIONAL AND PUBLIC SERVICE (past and present)
  • Union County Planning Director since 1979
  • Has experience in siting a local wind farm through the county land use application process as well as working on a wind and a transmission projects under the jurisdiction of EFSC as a county representative
  • Oregon County Planning Directors Association
  • President, OCPDA (1995)
  • Oregon Land Conservation and Development Commission (2005-12)
  • Chair of LCDC’s advisory committees on wind and solar administrative rules
 
PERSONAL
  • Lives in Union
  • Native of Iowa
  • Master’s degree, Iowa State University
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John Mohlis

ENERGY FACILITY SITING COUNCIL
  • Appointed to EFSC by Gov. John Kitzhaber
  • First term: Dec. 1, 2011 to June 30, 2014
  • Second term: July 1, 2014 to June 30, 2018
 
PROFESSIONAL AND PUBLIC SERVICE (past and present)
  • Executive Secretary, Oregon State Building and Construction Trades Council
  • Portland Development Commission Board of Commissioners (2007-current)
  • Labor Co-Chair, Workers’ Compensation Management-Labor Advisory Committee (MLAC)
  • Advisory committee member, Center for Research on Occupational and Environmental Toxicology at OHSU
  • Multi-agency Blue Ribbon Committee overseeing Harbor Redevelopment Initiative Member
  • Portland Public Schools Bond Accountability Oversight Committee (2012-current)
 
PERSONAL
  • Lives in rural Clackamas County

Trey Senn

ENERGY FACILITY SITING COUNCIL
  • Appointed to EFSC by Gov. Ted Kulongoski
  • First term: March 30, 2010 to June 30, 2013
  • Re-appointed to EFSC by John Kitzhaber
  • Term: July 1, 2013 – June 30, 2017
 
PROFESSIONAL AND PUBLIC SERVICE (past and present)
  • Executive Director, Klamath County Economic Development Association
  • Oregon Sustainability Board (2006-13)
  • Board of Directors, The Climate Trust (2010-13)
  • Oregon Small Business Council (2004-06)
 
PERSONAL
  • Lives in Klamath Falls
  • Native of South Carolina
 

Paul Sumner

ENERGY FACILITY SITING COUNCIL
  • Appointed to EFSC by Gov. Ted Kulongoski
  • First term: Dec. 17, 2010 to June 30, 2015
 
 
PROFESSIONAL AND PUBLIC SERVICE (past and present)
  • Has practiced law in the government and private sectors since 1978
  • Former county counsel and land use attorney for Crook County
  • City attorney for Culver, Dufur, Fossil and Maupin
  • Oregon State Bar sections on Real Estate and Land Use
  • Oregon City Attorney’s Association
  • Jefferson County Mental Health Advisory Committee
  • Jefferson County Local Alcohol and Drug Planning Council
  • Jefferson County Scholarship Foundation
  • Mount Jefferson Rifle Archery and Pistol Association
  • Jefferson County Senior Law Program and Masonic Lodge
 
PERSONAL
  • Fourth-generation resident of Jefferson County
  • Bachelor’s degree, Columbia College of Columbia University
  • Law degree, University of Oregon Law School