Workforce Investments

STEM Investment Council Members

  • Chair Stefan Bird, ​President & CEO, Pacificorp​
  • Beth Alcoulourmre, Manufacturing Engineer Manager, Trillium Engineering
  • Marecelino Alvarez, ​Chief Product Officer, Fresh Consulting 
  • Herb Fricke, President, Akana
  • Rita Hansen, CEO & Co-Founder, Onboard Dynamics
  • ​Marv Nelson, Executive VP & Chief Operating Officer, A-Dec
  • Lisa Powell, VP Chief Human Resources Officer, Providence Health
  • Nikki Salanger, ​Global Talent Acquisition Director, Intel Corporation
  • Paul Stewart, Chief Strategy Officer, Innovate Oregon
Advisory Members​:

  • Yolanda Coleman, Principal, Quatama Elementary School
  • Melissa Dubois, Executive Director, South Metro-Salem STEM Hub
  • ​Preston Eagleheart, Chief of Staff, Cayuse
  • Andy Grzeskowiak, ​Superintendant, Siuslaw School District
  • Jessica Howard, President, Chemeketa Community College 
  • Katrina Hull, CTE Engineering Teacher, McKay High School
  • Andrew Lattanner, OMIC Director, Portland Community College 
  • Nagi Naganathan, President, Oregon Institue of Technology 
  • ​Kyle Ritchey-Noll, Executive Director, Oregon Learns
  • Susan Shugerman, Director of Science & Education Opportunities, OHSU
  • Cara Snow, Chief Community Engagement Officer, Technology Association of Oregon
  • ​​​​​Lela Thieme,  Teacher, Pilot Rock
  • Tong Zhang, ​Executive Director, Oregon MESA