Skip to main content
Oregon.gov Homepage

Board Members

Board Members Bio's

City, State
Cottage Grove, OR
Term start
6/1/2016
Term end
5/31/2019
Term Description
1st term
Email
Email
Subcommittee
TBD
Bio
Stephanie began her tax preparation career in 2005 in Thousand Oaks, California.  She relocated to Oregon from the Los Angeles area in 2006.  She received her Oregon Tax Consultant license in 2007, and became an Enrolled Agent in 2008.

 

Stephanie brings a unique perspective to the Board, due to her experiences in the last ten years.  Stephanie developed materials for her company’s 80 hour course, was in the classroom as a teacher, and has been a volunteer proctor at the Board’s annual exam.  She also volunteered on the Board’s Item Writing Committee.

Stephanie Cumpton has been a resident of Cottage Grove since 2006, and has been married for over 16 years.  The couple enjoy living in their small town after leaving the L.A. area years ago.  Stephanie also serves on the Board of South Lane Wheels.​

City, State
Eugene, OR
Term start
9/26/2016
Term end
9/25/2019
Term Description
1st term
Email
Email
Subcommittee
TBD
Bio
Stephanie Gardiepy is a native Oregonian.  She grew up in Jasper, Oregon on a small produce farm and moved to Springfield when she was 15 years old.  Stephanie married Ryan Gardiepy in 1990 and they have two beautiful daughters, Kelsay and Kallie.

 

When Ryan and I married we could only afford for one of us to finish college. Ryan completed his Bachelor of Science in Public Administration in 1997 at the University of Oregon and I took a different route and pssed the Oregon Tax Consultant exam in Janusry 2000.​

City, State
Gresham, OR
Term start
9/26/2016
Term end
9/25/2019
Term Description
1st term
Email
Email
Subcommittee
TBD
Bio
Mamie is a native Oregonian and has lived in Gresham her whole life.  She developed a passion for taxes in the mid-1990s after getting married and assisting her husband with keeping the books for his contracting business.  Mamie started preparing taxes with a small family business in Sandy.  She then went to work for a large franchise tax business and is still there today.

 

Mamie has been a Licensed Tax Consultant in Oregon since 2001 and she is an Enrolled Agent with the IRS.  Mamie is also very active as a tax-course instructor and a training director for more than 100 employees.  Mamie is a proud member of the Oregon Society of Tax Consultants and Oregon Association of Tax Consultants. ​

City, State
Eugene, OR
Term start
4/1/2014
Term end
3/31/2020
Term Description
1st term & 2nd term
Email
Email
Subcommittee
Compliance
Bio
Susan Gallagher-Smith is a small business owner and native Eugenian who enjoys spending time with four generations of family living in the Willamette Valley.  She is both an Enrolled Agent and Licensed Tax Consultant.  She has been working in the field for longer than she'd like to admit.

 

Susan brings a passion for competent, clear, honest, and ethical information with taxpayers to her work within the Board.  She is a strong advocate for continuing education, realistic and efficient best practices, and consumer protection within the field of personal income tax preparation both state wide and nationally.

Susan is a proud member of the following organizations: National Association of Enrolled Agents, Oregon Association of Tax Consultants, Oregon Society of Tax Consultants, Inc., and Oregon Society of Enrolled Agents.​

City, State
Springfield, OR
Term start
10/1/2015
Term end
9/30/2018
Term Description
1st term
Email
Email
Subcommittee
TBD
Bio
Glen is a native Oregonian and a military veteran.  He has been married over 48 years and has three adult children.  Glen and his family have lived in the Springfield area since 1969.  He has an AA in electronic engineering and worked in the wood products industry for forty four years.  He enjoys fishing, hunting, camping and golf.

 

Glen is a LTC and EA with more than 30 years of preparing taxes.  He is self employed and has owned his own business since 2005.  His practice is geared toward individuals but does have some corporate and non-profit clients.

"I am looking forward to my time on the Board.  I see the decreasing numbers of LTC's as a major issue facing the Board.  We need to address this issue without compromising the high quality of service that Oregon (tax) preparers have always provided."​

City, State
Halsey, OR
Term start
6/1/2015
Term end
5/31/2021
Term Description
1st term & 2nd term
Email
Email
Subcommittee
TBD
Bio
JoAnne Vetter has been a resident of Oregon since 1996; moving from California after retiring with 30 years of service with Pacific Bell.

 

JoAnne started in the tax business in California working part-time during tax season to supplement her income.  In 2005 she opened her own tax office in Albany.  JoAnne received her Consultant's license in 2006.

JoAnne earned a Bachelor of Science in Telecommunications and Organizational Behavior from the University of San Francisco, graduating Summa Cum Laude in 1996.  JoAnne is a member of Oregon Association of Tax Consultants, Oregon Society of Tax Consultants, and National Association of Tax Consultants.  JoAnne has taught an online Basic tax class for several years.

JoAnne is quite active in the community, currently serving on the Board of CASA of Linn County, and was an active Board member of the Albany Boys and Girls club for over 10 years.  She was also a member of Altrusa of Albany serving as their president twice.

JoAnne has been married to a Native Oregonian for over 18 years and has a grown daughter who works with her in the tax business.  She also has 'the most perfect grandson', Christopher, who keeps her busy when she is not at the tax office.  Her husband, Chuck, was the manager of the Albany Sears store tool department for 30 years and after retiring from Sears in 2000, he went to work for Jerry's Home Improvement in Eugene as the manager of their tool department.​

City, State
Portland, OR
Term start
6/1/2016
Term end
5/31/2019
Term Description
1st term
Email
Email
Subcommittee
TBD
Bio
Antoinette Payne is a 4th generation Oregonian. She attended Portland State University and received a degree from the School of Social Work. Antoinette obtained a Master of Business Administration from the Oregon Executive MBA program at the University of Oregon. She worked with the Multnomah County Health Department in various capacities as the Grants Management and Accounts Payable Supervisor. Most recently, Antoinette has served as the Cash Management and Medical Billing Supervisor for the Department. 

 

Antoinette is the treasurer of the African American Outdoor Association (AAOA), the vice chair of the finance committee for Airway Science for Kids (ASK), and a committee member for North by Northeast Community Health Center. She enjoys volunteering her time to help nonprofits build their capacity so the organizations can grow to fulfill their mission and vision. Antoinette is also a member of the Government Finance Officers Association and Healthcare Financial Management Association.​



 

Your browser is out-of-date! It has known security flaws and may not display all features of this and other websites. Learn how

×