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Name Title Department Responsibilities Phone
Michael Wargo Executive Director Administrative Services Division Broad district vision, legislative affairs (541) 736-4002
Eric Adams Planning, Parks & Facilities Director Planning, Parks & Facilities Division Planning, parks and facilities (541) 736-4048
Jase Newton Recreation Services Division Director Recreation Services Division Recreation services, including classes, programs and events (541) 736-4007
Ryan Taxara Early Childhood and Youth Programs Manager Recreation Services Division Preschools, Kids Club, Early Start, No-school Days, Kids Club, camps, early childhood classes, inclusion, adaptive recreation, Summer Playground Program (541) 736-4508
Kenny Weigandt Community Engagement Director Administrative Services Division Legislative affairs, resource development, 1PASS (541) 736-4531
Erica Hinshaw Early Childhood and Youth Programs Supervisor Recreation Services Division Preschools, early childhood programs, parent/child programs (541) 736-4509
Amanda Bottimore Early Childhood and Youth Programs Supervisor Recreation Services Division Kids Club, Early Start, No-school Days, youth camps, Summer Playground Program (541) 736-4511
Chuck Dinsfriend Information Technology Manager Administrative Services Division Information services, network, telephone, internet, IT (541) 736-4054
Melissa Taxara Human Resources Director Administrative Services Division Union, Pay Equity, Culture and Diversity, Policy, Onboarding (541) 736-4031
Kory Holt Aquatics Supervisor Recreation Services Division Splash! at Lively Park, Willamalane Park Swim Center, rentals, lifeguard training and supervision, Lively Park Pavilions (541) 736-4085
Tracy Kribs Special Events and Operations Program Manager Recreation Services Division Guest services, volunteers, rentals, social services, wood shop, rock shop, SHIBA, LIHEAP, transportation, accessible recreation, special events (541) 736-4528
Jo Schutte Operations Analyst Administrative Services Division Administrative support and scheduling for the executive director, Board of Directors, and Management Team (541) 736-4002
Tressa Johnson Risk and Safety Specialist Administrative Services Division Risk and safety assessment, liability insurance, insurance claims, incident reports, OSHA compliance, safety training (541) 736-4030
David Kieffer Recreation Programming Department Program Manager Recreation Services Division Youth recreation, Two50 youth center, adult programs, outdoor recreation programs, Dorris Ranch programs, Living history, trips, Camp Putt (541) 736-4510
Brandon Lemcke Aquatics Program Manager Recreation Services Division Splash! at Lively Park, Willamalane Park Swim Center, concessions, lifeguards, water exercise classes (541) 736-4200
Rajeana Pancake Aquatics Supervisor Recreation Services Division Splash! at Lively Park, Willamalane Park Swim Center, swim lessons (541) 736-4089
Kevin Suiter Customer Service Supervisor Recreation Services Division Guest services, corporate wellness (541) 736-4549
Jamie Velazquez Adult Recreation Supervisor Recreation Services Division Adult Recreation, Fitness, Trips (541) 736-4403
Spenser Lind Athletics Supervisor Recreation Programming Department Adult fitness and athletics, youth athletics, Les Schwab Classic, climbing (541) 736-4516
Whitney Hoshaw Marketing and Communications Program Manager Recreation Programming Department Marketing, public relations, website, Springs mascot program (541) 736-4530
Adam Martell Youth Recreation Supervisor Recreation Services Division Safe Routes to School, Living History, youth recreation programs (541) 736-4053
Andrew Maahs Talent Acquisition Administrative Services Division Recruitment, onboarding, system implementation, employee wellness (541) 736-4038
Caitlin Esping Special Events & Rentals Supervisor Recreation Services Division District-wide events and rentals (541) 736-4505
Betty Nielsen Chief Financial Officer (CFO) Administrative Services Division Oversees finance and payroll. (541) 736-4034
Kris Wright Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Supervisor Administrative Services Division Plans, evaluates and implements Diversity, Equity and Inclusion(DEI) programs within the District by overseeing the DEI committee, Employee DEI programs, engagement events and activities. (541) 736-4039
Skylar Shane Financial Analyst Administrative Services Division Accounting functions and provides oversight and implementation of the finance systems. (541) 736-4037
Vacant Payroll Specialist Administrative Services Division Responsible for validating and tracking employee timekeeping in Empower, as well as balancing and calculating time off requests and holiday schedules. Processes payroll, including deductions, allowances, W4 tax elections, and bonuses. (541) 736-4033
Lisa Albert Human Resources Analyst Administrative Services Division Supports the HR Director across the HR function to deliver value-added services to employees and leadership that reflect the district’s RECS and DEI values, strategic goals, and professional development. Analyzes impact of new laws/regulations on HR programs for policy compliance. Administers FMLA/OFLA leaves and ADA for employees. Assists HRD with employee relations, performance management, discrimination and harassment complaints and classification/compensation analysis. (541) 736-4036
Maggie O'Driscoll Volunteer Coordinator Recreation Services Division Coordinates volunteers and volunteer groups with ongoing and project-based opportunities. (541) 852-8766
Damon Crume Landscape & Grounds Program Manager Planning, Parks & Facilities Division Supervises, plans, coordinates, and directs skilled maintenance and replacement programs serving the landscapes, grounds, ballfields, and open space components of the District's park system. (541) 736-4111
Ken Randall Structures Program Manager Planning, Parks & Facilities Division Supervises, plans, coordinates, and directs skilled maintenance and repairs on District buildings, structures, electrical systems, park facilities, and equipment. (541) 736-4102
Mert Mansur Facilities Operations and Maintenance Program Manager Planning, Parks & Facilities Division Plans, coordinates, and directs skilled maintenance and operations of the District's facilities, including Adult Activity Center, Bob Keefer Center, Splash! at Lively Park, and Willamalane Park Swim Center. (541) 736-4203
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